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Principles of Management and Leadership

Course Code: DPLM3

Level: 3

Awarding body: CMI
Qualification: Diploma
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Wednesdays, 1.00pm - 5.00pm

About the course

Upon successfully completing the diploma qualification you will be awarded Foundation Chartered Manager status. Putting aspiring and early-career managers on a guided development pathway to becoming a fully-fledged Chartered Manager.


What you'll learn

You will study the following modules:

  • managing own personal and professional development developing a meaningful development plan to support you to become an effective manager
  • managing daily activities to achieve results to equip team leaders with the knowledge to identify priorities and set measurable objectives
  • managing budgets or resources to give the knowledge that team leaders need to manage budgets and other resources effectively
  • principles of management and leadership
  • for team leaders who want to sharpen their professional edge and enhance personal effectiveness
  • contributing to the delivery of a project to give you the knowledge, tools and techniques for managing and monitoring projects
  • managing a team to achieve results to support team leaders to understand the nature of teams in the workplace
  • building stakeholder relationships using effective communication helping to build the essential skills of developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders.



Entry requirements

You should be a practising or aspiring manager who may already be supervising or managing a team to achieve clearly defined outcomes



There are no formal exams.

You will be assessed via a CMI written assignment per unit (approximately 2,000 to 2,500 words).


What's next?

Upon successful completion you may be able to progress to the Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership at the College.



Course Code: DPLM3

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £1250

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 3 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.