CMI Level 3 Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership


The Level 3 in Principles of Management and Leadership is awarded by Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is aimed at junior level managers and supervisors who have responsibility of first level management. This qualification is to enhance the skills of junior managers in effective decision making, communication and motivating the employees to attain the maximum productivity and reduce absenteeism in the organization.

Diploma: Our CMI Level 3 Diploma has a more comprehensive structure which will provide you complete professionalism to become an efficient junior manager.

  • All the important management theories and models are covered in this course. As a result, the students will gain a better understanding of the various management techniques that are applicable in the workplace.
  • Will be helpful to the students to develop their problem-solving skills through the practical application of the various management models and theories.
  • A nationally – recognised qualification, the credits earned at this course can be transferred to other courses, if the students want to pursue MBA or any other Masters.
  • On successful completion of the course the students will be able to demonstrate their proficiency in the various management practices which will improve their chances of making a successful career progression

Chartered Management Institute established over 60 years ago as the British Institute of Management back then; it has developed the UK’s very first diploma in management studies. In the years that followed CMI has consistently been at the forefront of all aspects of management and leadership. Today CMI is the only chartered professional awarding body committed to offering the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. Presently over 100,000 managers use its unique services daily. CMI qualifications aim for managers and leaders at any level, and it remains the only Awarding Body which can award Chartered Manager status – the ultimate management accolade. Employers highly value the qualifications awarded by CMI, and boost your career prospects.

  • Outstanding tutor support that gives you supportive guidance all through the course accomplishment through SBL Support Desk Portal.
  • Access to our cutting-edge learning management platform where you will be able to access vital learning resources and communicate with support desk team.
  • Quality learning materials such as structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.
  • Formative assessment feedback will be provided by the tutors to improve the learners’ achievements.
  • Assessment materials are accessible through our online learning platform
  • Supervision for all modules
  • Multiplatform accessibility through online learning platform. This facilitates SBL in providing learners with course materials directly through smartphone, laptop, tablets or desktop offering students’ opportunity to study as per their convenience.
  • Live Classes (for Blended Learning Students only).
  • Time-constrained scenario-based assignments
  • No examinations

Learners must:

  • Be 18 years of age and over
  • Have considerable work experience as a team leader or a similar role.
  • Possess the ability to complete the Level 3 Qualification

There are numerous progression opportunities will be available on successful completion of a Level 3 qualification in Principles of Management and Leadership,

  • Progression to other qualifications at the same level (e.g. from Level 3 Award to Level 3 Certificate etc.)
  • Progression to other qualifications at the next level (e.g. from Level 3 Certificate to Level 4 or 5 Certificate)
  • The opportunity to work towards Chartered Manager status, the highest accolade in the management profession and awarded only by CMI
  • Employers highly value the qualifications awarded by Chartered Management Institute and over 80% of managers opine that a CMI qualification is an essential component of becoming a professional manager.
  • Boost employee morale and engagement.
  • Boost employee morale and engagement. According to Engage for Success (2013) about 65% of the employees do not have trust in managers. Comparing to other developed countries the UK has 6% lower average engagement (Kennexa, 2011)
  • Networking at any of our events around the UK or via our online community, including regional conferences, bespoke webinars and industry speakers.
  • Access to our research and insight content, including Professional Manager magazine, delivered to your door and available online.
  • The opportunity to be a part of CMI Achieve, our online coaching and mentoring programme that matches experienced managers and leaders with those looking to develop skills and knowledge

Learners must complete any combination to a minimum of 370 TUT hours, 37 credits to achieve this qualification.

Learners must request before enrolment to interchange unit(s) other than the preselected units shown in the SBL website because we need to make sure the availability of learning materials for the requested unit(s). SBL will reject an application if the learning materials for the requested interchange unit(s) are unavailable.

Learners are not allowed to make any request to interchange unit(s) once enrolment is complete.

Reference No : CMI 301

Credit : 7 || TQT : 70

The unit mainly targets the audience who wants to improve and grow their professional aspects and personal efficiency. The application of the management and leadership, and, how these will impact on the individual growth, lead performance and for how to provide the support for team members and customers.

Reference No : CMI 302

Credit : 6 || TQT : 60

The main responsibility of any manager is to communicate effectively and overcome the barriers. This unit has been created to support supervisors in understanding the nature of teams in the workplace, and how these can be overseen to realise comes about.

Reference No : CMI 303

Credit : 5 || TQT : 50

The aim of the unit is to improve and use the knowlegde skill and abilities effectively to support individuals and to perform well.

Reference No : CMI 304

Credit : 5 || TQT : 50

There are range of tools used in business devlopment, and managers face difficulty to choose the best communication tool to ensure the communication is effective. The aim of this unit is to outfit managers with the information and aptitudes to select and utilise work environment specialized strategies.

Reference No : CMI 314

Credit : 5 || TQT : 50

Budgets and resources are the important measurel to the functioning of any organisation. The aim of this unit is to choose and maintain managers with the best knowledge that they have to manage budgets and alternative resources.

Reference No : CMI 318

Credit : 5 || TQT : 50

The aim of this unit is to equip managers with the knowledge of a way to gather, assess and analyse differing kinds of data and information, and the way to report findings for various business functions inside legal and organisational tip

Reference No : CMI 319

Credit : 4 || TQT : 40

The unit aimed to equip managers to use different techniques to conduct meetings which also help to lead result oriented meetings

Reference No : CMI 321

Credit : 5 || TQT : 50

The aim of the unit is to support the managers to understand the importance of personal and professional development to achieve success.

Delivery Methods

School of Business London provides various flexible delivery methods to its learners, including online learning and blended learning. Thus, learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. The program is self-paced and accomplished through our cutting-edge Learning Management System. Learners can interact with tutors by messaging through the SBL Support Desk Portal System to discuss the course materials, get guidance and assistance and request assessment feedbacks on assignments.

We at SBL offer outstanding support and infrastructure for both online and blended learning. We indeed pursue an innovative learning approach where traditional regular classroom-based learning is replaced by web-based learning and incredibly high support level. Learners enrolled at SBL are allocated a dedicated tutor, whether online or blended learning, who provide learners with comprehensive guidance and support from start to finish.

The significant difference between online learning with live classes and online learning methods at SBL is the Block Delivery of Online Live Classes. Learners enrolled at SBL on blended learning are offered a block delivery of online live classes, which can be booked in advance on their convenience at additional cost. These live classes are relevant to the learners' program of study and aim to enhance the student's comprehension of research, methodology and other essential study skills. We try to make these live sessions as communicating as possible by providing interactive activities and presentations.

Resources and Support

School of Business London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business London occupies a centralised tutor support desk portal. Our support team liaises with both tutors and learners to provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support adequately and promptly. Once a learner raises a support request through the support desk portal (Be it for guidance, assessment feedback or any additional assistance), one of the support team members assign the relevant to request to an allocated tutor. As soon as the support receives a response from the allocated tutor, it will be made available to the learner in the portal. The support desk system is in place to assist the learners adequately and streamline all the support processes efficiently.

Quality learning materials made by industry experts is a significant competitive edge of the School of Business London. Quality learning materials comprised of structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.

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