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Strategic Management and Leadership Practice

Course Code: PGB

Level: 7
Subject area: Business, Management & HR
Awarding body: CMI
Qualification: Diploma
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Evening
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Thursdays, 5.00pm - 8.00pm (lectures are held via Zoom)

About the course

Are you a senior manager or chief executive looking for leadership qualifications from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)? If so, the level 7 CMI Diploma in Strategic Management at City College Plymouth could be just what you are looking for. This is a high-level leadership and management qualification that can be an alternative to post-graduate management qualifications such as an MBA. It is a part-time evening course with a 30 week duration. The programme of study includes modules such as reviewing organisational strategy, plans and performance, personal development as a strategic manager, developing performance management strategies and conducting a strategic management report. Studying this qualification could be the next step to your ideal job as a director, senior manager, head of department or chief executive.

What you'll learn

Some key areas covered in this course include:

  • reviewing organisational strategy plans and performance
  • personal development as a strategic manager
  • developing performance management strategies
  • conducting a strategic management report
  • financial management.
Entry requirements

This qualification is designed for managers who wish to gain skills on designing, building and implementing the organisational strategy through effective operational performance.


There are no formal exams.

What's next?

On successful completion of this course you may wish to progress to further study, or take advantage of potential opportunities for career advancement.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: PGB

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £1699

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 - 17 This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.
18 - 23 A
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.