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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 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

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.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete an Expression of Interest form.
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