Why is the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management so popular?

A diploma in Leadership and Management is a valuable asset to help you advance in your business career. As companies today operate in a global market with rapid technological advancements and changing work environments, the need for the latest and most advanced management skills has become more important than ever. Organisations require efficient managers who can adapt their leadership styles to lead teams and manage change and risks to maintain productivity and engagement.

What are CMI Level 5 Qualifications?

The CMI Level 5 Qualifications focuses on improving the student's capabilities and core management skills such as resource management, recruitment, and information management. The CMI Qualifications at level 5 include:

CMI Level 5 Award in Management and Leadership (4 credits)
CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership (13 credits)
CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership (37 credits)
CMI Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management and Leadership (54 credits)

The CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership offers a comprehensive curriculum compared to the CMI Level 5 Award and Certificate. It aims to equip you with up-to-date and advanced management skills. The focus is on improving strategic leadership abilities needed to motivate teams and individuals under your supervision, enabling you to achieve outcomes. This certification also enhances your prospects of securing a middle management role by honing your leadership competencies, which can be highly effective in impressing both employers and employees.

Who is it for?

These credentials are tailored for middle managers and leaders actively working in operations, divisions, departments or specialized roles. They usually report to a manager or business owner. The key responsibility of a future manager and leader is to guide and oversee individuals and teams to achieve goals and objectives aligned with the organisation's strategy.

Benefits of CMI Level 5 Qualification

·Achieving the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership ,demonstrates skills in demand.

·This qualification signifies to employers that you possess the management and leadership abilities required to excel in challenging roles. 

·The CMI qualifications hold recognition worldwide and are highly respected by leading companies. 

·The diploma provides a foundation of knowledge that's crucial for modern management practices. 

·Upon completing this course, you can pursue management positions and further your education by enrolling in the CMI Level 7 Certificate or Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership Practice. 

·Completing this program makes you eligible to apply for Chartered Manager status in the future.

Units in CMI Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management

Level 5 in Management and Leadership comprises 10 units that students must finish by accumulating 37 credits (equivalent to 370 Total Qualification Time hours) to earn this certification.

Mode of learning

The School of Business and Technology London has adopted an approach by moving away, from traditional classroom teaching to online instruction. We take pride in providing support and resources for online CMI Level 5 courses in both online and blended learning formats. Every student at SBTL is assigned a tutor, regardless of their chosen learning method, to guide their academic journey.


After finishing the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management, they can aim for a higher qualification in Management and Leadership. They can either start with an award, then move to a certificate or diploma, or can choose other CMI qualifications at the next level. For example, from a Level 5 Diploma to Level 6 or 7 Diplomas in Management and Leadership, to become a Chartered Manager. They can also work towards a Bachelor's Degree Top-up in Business Management. Those aiming for a management job can aim for roles like Operations Manager, Divisional Manager, Departmental Manager, Regional Manager, or Specialist Manager.

CMI Level 5 cost

At SBTL, we support you in achieving CMI Level 5 Qualifications at an affordable price. We offer the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership at half the price. Here is a breakdown of the course fee. If a one- time payment is challenging, our advisors can assist you in exploring other flexible payment options.

Course Fee  £1300
Registration Fee £200.00
Total Course Fee £1,500.48
Discount 50%
Final Cost £900.29

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