CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership with MBA Top Up


This course is designed for those learners who have completed or are planning to pursue their CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership and wish to proceed with an MBA at Anglia Ruskin University. Since there is no direct pathway to Anglia Ruskin University’s MBA Top Up program after the CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership, we have introduced a Bridge module (Strategic Leadership and Organisational Transformation), which will be delivered at the School of Business and Technology London. The programme CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership and the Bridge Module are delivered by the School of Business and Technology. The MBA Top Up is delivered and awarded online by Anglia Ruskin University. At Anglia Ruskin University, you will study through Canvas, a world-class online Learning Management System (LMS), accessed from your phone, PC or tablet at home or on the move. Canvas provides instant access to study materials, forums, and support from tutors and classmates, as well as enabling easy submission of your assignments.

After successfully completing your studies, you'll be invited to attend a graduation ceremony on campus at Anglia Ruskin University. If attending the ceremony in person is not possible, we'll arrange to send your certificate to you. The duration of the whole program is 12-15 months. School of Business and Technology London partners with Chestnut Education Group to promote this programme.

How it works?

Once a learner successfully completes CMI Level 7 Management and Leadership and the Bridge Module - Strategic Leadership and Organisational Transformation, we will transfer the credits to Qualifi, an ofqual.gov.uk regulated awarding body for the programme Qualifi Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership. Upon credit transfer, learners will receive a certificate and transcript from Qualifi for Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership with 120 credits, which will be used as a pathway for MBA Top Up.

  • The qualification aims to improve your strategic management skills and techniques.
  • The knowledge gained through the qualification will assist you in your role as a strategic manager in your workplace.
  • You will be enabled to apply theories and models in your practical work scenarios, enhancing your problem-solving skills that can be applied to your working environment.
  • It is a nationally accredited qualification, and the credits gained through this course can be transferred to other universities or other awarding bodies.
  • You will be able to manage problems in your workplace more effectively, boosting the career prospectus.

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.

Anglia Ruskin University began in 1858 as the Cambridge School of Art founded by William Beaumont. It was then merged with the Cambridge shire College of Arts and Technology and the Essex Institute of Higher Education and was renamed Anglia Polytechnic. It was then given university status in 1992 and renamed Anglia Ruskin University in 2005. The university has campuses in the UK (Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough), as well as they are partnered with institutions around the world including Berlin, Budapest, Trinidad, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

  • Learners from age 21 and over.
  • The learners should possess 3 Years of middle management experience or two years of senior management experience.
  • The learner should have the ability to complete the Level 7 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.


Stage 1 - CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

This is the first stage of this whole program. CMI Diploma qualification is designed for individuals wishing to develop strategic management and leadership practices who will have the knowledge, skills and behaviours to drive business activities in a senior, regional, specialist, director or CEO management and leadership role. The qualification contains a breadth of units, which reflect the tasks and activities required by managers in roles such as senior managers, regional management and specialist managers who are accountable to a senior manager or business owner. The CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is delivered by School of Business and Technology London and awarded by CMI. 

The qualifications have been designed for practising or aspiring managers in roles such as:

  • Senior Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Specialist Manager (with expertise in a specific business or technical function such as quality, finance, risk, marketing, sales IT, human resources etc.)
  • Director
  • CEO

Module Structure

UNIT1- Strategic Risk Management

This unit aims for leaders to develop an in-depth understanding of strategic risk management. Leaders will critically appraise strategic risk within an organisational context. They will assess strategies for risk management and the leadership skills to lead risk initiatives successfully. Ultimately, leaders will be allowed to develop a framework to deliver a risk strategy in an organisational context.

UNIT2- Strategic Leadership

This unit aims to equip leaders with an in-depth understanding of strategic leadership within an organisational context. Leaders will explore the complexities of the role and the theoretical perspectives, approaches, behaviours and skills which can enhance their professional practice. The unit focuses on the leader’s ability to respond creatively to complex organisational challenges and understand how to set and deliver sustainable strategic goals.

UNIT3- Collaboration and Partnerships

The unit aims for leaders to understand collaborative and partnership arrangements. Leaders will critically assess the scope and value of these and evaluate the impact of organisational and legal frameworks on how these arrangements are delivered. The unit culminates in the requirement for the leader to present a rationale for collaboration or partnerships to further an organisation’s success.

UNIT4- Developing Organisational Strategy

The aim of this unit is to enable leaders to know how to develop and influence an organisation’s strategic direction through the development of a meaningful strategy. To support this outcome, leaders will critique the factors driving organisational strategy development and appraise approaches to successfully develop strategy. The unit culminates in leaders developing an organisational strategy to achieve a business goal. To complement this activity, leaders will propose an approach to implement and monitor the strategy developed to ensure its sustained success.

UNIT5- Entrepreneurial Practice

This unit aims to enable leaders to explore the principles of entrepreneurial practice, understand the different contexts in which entrepreneurship can flourish, and the characteristics of entrepreneurial leadership.

Assessment

Learners are required to submit time-constrained, scenario-based assignments for each unit of the level 7 diploma. There will not be any examinations.

 

Stage 2 - Bridge Module - Strategic Leadership and Organisational Transformation

Now the second stage is to complete the Bridge Module. This module is about leadership at strategic level and the role of transformational leaders as catalysts for change in their organisations and whole industries. The module, therefore, focuses on two but clearly intertwined elements of strategic leadership and organisational transformation. Effective strategic leadership is a facilitator for organisational success. Leaders have to be knowledgeable, creative, agile and resilient to respond to organisational need in the contemporary workplace. This unit aims to equip leaders with an in-depth understanding of strategic leadership within an organisational context. Leaders will explore the complexities of the role and the theoretical perspectives, approaches, behaviours and skills which can enhance their professional practice. The unit focuses on the leader’s ability to respond creatively to complex organisational challenges and understand how to set and deliver sustainable strategic goals.

By studying this module, you should better understand their own leadership, or of the leadership in places of work and the changes that could take place to create a more effective leadership.

Aim of the Unit

Students are expected to develop many management/leadership skills that can be transferrable for use in other modules on the course and are essential in the workplace. Students are advised to refer to some leadership theories, which enables them to undertake the tasks given throughout the module. The notes formulated in response to these tasks will lead to you gaining formative feedback for your individual development.

 

Assessment

As an individual, you will electronically submit a 5000-word assignment, which consists of a two-part report comprising of (i) a critical review of academic material (2,500 words) and (ii) a critical appraisal, evaluation and justification of change within an International organisation (2,500 words).

 

Stage 3 - MBA – Top Up

The final stage is enrolling for the Top Up programme delivered online by Anglia Ruskin University. This professional qualification improves the chances of progression in a career path. This qualification helps the learner to oversee, supervise and allocate the operations in a business firm. The program aims to make the candidate capable of understanding the functional aspects of a company and acquiring the skills for communication and decision making. This programme from the renowned UK university is well acknowledged and globally respected as it dominates critical thinking and research. MBA can also help you specialise in a new industry you want to move to or in your current sector.

Assessment

The course requires you to submit a final Consultancy Project Report, which is treated as an assessment and would be scrutinised and reviewed by the verifiers externally.

Delivery Methods

The program comprises three stages; the first is Stage 1 - CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership awarded by CMI and delivered by School of Business and Technology London. The second stage is the Bridge Module - Strategic Leadership and Organisational Transformation delivered by School of Business and Technology London. The School of Business and Technology London offers flexible learning methods, including online and blended learning, allowing students to choose the mode of study that suits their preferences and schedules. The program is self-paced and facilitated through an advanced Learning Management System. Students can easily interact with tutors through the SBTL Support Desk Portal System for course material discussions, guidance, assistance, and assessment feedback on assignments. School of Business and Technology London provides exceptional support and infrastructure for online and blended learning. Students benefit from dedicated tutors who guide and support them throughout their learning journey, ensuring a high level of assistance.

The third stage is the MBA Top Up, delivered and awarded online by Anglia Ruskin University. At Anglia Ruskin University, you will study through Canvas, a world-class online Learning Management System (LMS), accessed from your phone, PC or tablet at home or on the move. Canvas provides instant access to study materials, forums, and support from tutors and classmates, as well as enabling easy submission of your assignments.

After successfully completing your studies, you'll be invited to attend a graduation ceremony on campus at Anglia Ruskin University. If attending the ceremony in person is not possible, we'll arrange to send your certificate to you. School of Business and Technology London partners with Chestnut Education Group to promote this programme.

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.

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£5,350.00
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£7,250.00
Management and Leadership
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Level-7

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