CMI Level 5 Award in Management and Leadership


The CMI Level 5 course in Management and Leadership are aimed at those who are working as middle managers and those who are aspiring to be senior managers. This qualification is mainly focused on the improvement of the student’s capabilities and core management skills such as resource management, recruitment, and information management.

Award: This CMI Level 5 Award in Management and Leadership will enhance your skills and competencies of middle management by concentrating on management areas which are specific to your job.

This qualification will bring you many vital benefits, such as;

  • Develop the skills needed to lead and manage individuals, teams and HR Functions.
  • Provides a broader knowledge of skills that helps you be more effective.
  • Deliver aims and objectives in line with a more comprehensive organisational strategy.
  • Identify new approaches to business activities.
  • Managing Change, Projects, Finance and Resources and creating Operational Plans.
  • Fast Track to Chartered Manager status.
  • Are you an aspiring Manager or Leader looking for career development? Then, the CMI Level 5 in Management and Leadership qualification offered by School of Business and Technology London is the right solution for you.
  • Remember! The assessment for the qualification is done based on assignments only, and you do not need to worry about writing any exam.
  • With the School of Business and Technology London, you can complete the qualification at your own pace choosing online or blended learning from the comfort of your home. 
  • Learning and pathway materials and study guides developed by our CMI-approved tutors will be available around the clock in our cutting-edge learning management system. 
  • Most importantly, at the School of Business and Technology London, we will provide you with comprehensive tutor support through our dedicated support desk. 
  • If you choose your course with blended learning, you will also enjoy live sessions with an assigned tutor, which you can book at your convenience.

The CMI Level 5 Management & Leadership can open many career pathways including, but not limited to:

  • Operations Manager – With an estimated salary of £51,577 per annum 
  • Divisional Manager – With an estimated salary of £48,613 per annum
  • Departmental Manager – With an estimated salary of £34,997 per annum
  • Regional Manager – With an estimated salary of £51,372 per annum

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 SBTL 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 SBTL 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 19 years of age and over
  • Have considerable work experience as a junior manager, first-line manager or similar job role.
  • Possess the ability to complete the Level 5 Qualification

A possible progression route on successful completion of a CMI Level 5 in Management and Leadership would be to,

  • Progress to other qualifications at the next level (e.g. from Level 5 Certificate to level 6 or 7 Certificate)
  • Progression to Bachelor Degree Top Up in Business Management.
  • 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. 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 at least one unit to a minimum of 40 TUT hours, 4 credits to achieve this qualification. There is a barred combination of units – learners taking 502 cannot select 503, 505 or 511 and learners taking 526 cannot select 501 or 502. Learners cannot select unit 608 as part of this qualification.

Learners must request before enrolment to interchange unit(s) other than the preselected units shown in the SBTL website because we need to make sure the availability of learning materials for the requested unit(s). SBTL 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 : CMI501

Credit : 7 || TQT : 70

This unit is designed for the learners who want to develop their managerial skills, quality and leadership in different type of organisations. Also this module will make the to achieve what is the importance in present competitive business environment.

Reference No : CMI502

Credit : 6 || TQT : 60

This unit will be focussing into an individuals development in various factors like managing, leading and make them to achieve their goals as a team. This unit will give learner a detailed knowledge about the entire practical approaches of an organisation.

Reference No : CMI504

Credit : 5 || TQT : 50

Learning this unit will make the learner to understand about the organisations flawless running. This unit will help learners to study wellbeing, work life balance, potential and talent identifiaction of an individual, problem solving, independency.

Reference No : CMI507

Credit : 5 || TQT : 50

This Unit will help learner to enhance the skills, knowledge and potentials of an individual as a part of the organisational learning and development starategy. Prospect of this unit is the learning of essential factors in delivering coaching and mentoring.

Reference No : CMI509

Credit : 4 || TQT : 40

Managing stakeholder relationships unit help the learners to study about the organisations success by keeping a pleasant relationship with clients, suppliers, partners or staff. This unit will give an complete idea how we can keep a sustainable relationship

Reference No : CMI516

Credit : 6 || TQT : 60

This unit will help the learner to understand the essentials of the effective and efficient resource use in organisation. This unit study is about the planning & procurement of an organisation. Also study about how to manage resources with in regulatory requirements.

Reference No : CMI523

Credit : 6 || TQT : 60

Learner is going to explore through, what are the roles of marketing to gain objectives of organisation.While studying this unit learner is going to understand about how a product to be marketised or serviced and also become capable to analyse about the success of marketing outcomes.

Reference No : CMI520

Credit : 6 || TQT : 60

In this unit learner will study about the operations of a financial system run in an organisation. This unit will make the learner to be confident and reliable in financial management will make this an improvement in management skill.

Reference No : CMI514

Credit : 5 || TQT : 50

This unit will help learner to analyse different factors and cause for the alterations inside the organisations. The aim or motive of the unit is not only to improve the skills to manage change and achievement of target but also mould individual to do it in an professional manner through an open communication in the whole process.

Reference No : CMI515

Credit : 6 || TQT : 60

This unit helps to learners to study about importance of management skill to create and how to deliver operational plans

Delivery Methods

School of Business & Technology 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 SBTL Support Desk Portal System to discuss the course materials, get guidance and assistance and request assessment feedbacks on assignments.

We at SBTL 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 SBTL 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 blended learning and online learning methods at SBTL is the Block Delivery of Online Live Sessions. Learners enrolled at SBTL on blended learning are offered a block delivery of online live sessions, which can be booked in advance on their convenience at additional cost. These live sessions 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 & Technology London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business & Technology 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 & Technology 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.

Management Direct

As part of the program, you will get access to CMI Management Direct, which provides a rich foundation of management and resource for students. The Management Direct is packed with content, including:

  • E-Books
  • Articles
  • Leader videos
  • Idea for leaders
  • Models and so much more...

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