CMI Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

Distance/Blended learning | Tutor support via learning portal | Self paced course | Study materials available

School of Business, London


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10 Months
Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (QCF)
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The Level 7 qualifications in Strategic Management and Leadership is developed for the senior managers and directors who are capable of converting organisational strategy into efficient performances and it needs the managers to give importance to the organisational strategies’ implementation.
Our blended and distance learning senior management program is built around the schedule of busy leaders. Through our virtual learning environment and with regular assistance from your mentor you will be guided throughout the programme. Each stage of the programme can be completed at any time and place. In contrast to the two and three years of degree programme, the CMI – Level-7 course requires around six to twelve months for the completion.

The level-7 in Strategic Management & Leadership has four levels as follows:

  • CMI Level 7 Award in Strategic Management and Leadership .
  • CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership .
  • CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership .
  • CMI Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.

You will be able to become an effective strategic manager with our Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership as it develops your major competencies and skills. Along with the Diploma, a full CMI membership will be offered to you by the Extended Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership thereby leading you towards the status of a Chartered Manager.


Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (QCF)
Regulated by Ofqual


Key Benefits

  • 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 on your practical work scenarios and it will enhance 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 any other universities or any other awarding bodies .

You will be enabled to manage problems in your workplace more effectively and it will boost career prospectus.

What’s included?

  • A dedicated one-to-one tutor to provide comprehensive support throughout the course through our learning platform.
  • Provide formative assessment by tutors to improve learners’ attainment. It typically involves formative feedback.
  • Course materials that include structured lecture notes, practical applications with real-world examples, and case studies that challenge you to apply your knowledge.
  • Assessment materials accessible through our online learning platform.
  • A comprehensive e-library containing recommended study texts and reference books for online reading.
  • Supervision for all modules.
  • Our online learning platform offers multiplatform accessibility. Therefore, SBL delivers the course straight to your smart phone, tablet, laptop or desktop and students can choose to study whenever or wherever they prefer.


  • Time-constrained scenario-based assignments
  • No examinations

Entry Requirements

  • Experienced hands in the role of senior leadership .
  • Aiming on the attainment of organisational leadership.
  • Ability to complete the Level 7 qualification.

Module Structure

Extended Diploma: It consists of 9 units and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 66 credits.

Unit Name

Personal leadership development as a strategic manager

Developing performance management strategies

Financial Management

Strategic information management

Conducting a Strategic Management Project

Reviewing Organisational Strategy Plans and Performance

Developing a Marketing Strategy

Implementing Organisational Change Strategies

Strategic Human Resource Planning

Why gain a CMI Qualification?

Professional recognition

  • Employers highly value the qualifications awarded by Chartered Management Institute and over 80% of managers opine that a CMI qualification is an essential component of becoming a professional manager.

Boost employee morale and engagement

  • According to Engage for Success (2013) about 65% of the employees do not have trust in managers.
  • Comparing to other developed countries the UK has 6% lower average engagement (Kennexa, 2011)

Resources & Support

School of Business London is dedicated to supporting learners with outstanding access to their allocated tutor. You will automatically become a member of Chartered Management Institute when you enrol a CMI program with us. You will be given comprehensive access to all the resources from CMI’ online library to facilitate your studies. In addition, SBL will provide you an access to its cutting-edge learning management platform where you will be able access vital learning resources and communicate with your tutor throughout your studies.

The Management Direct –
Management Direct is Is the CMI online resources Library which gives you: 24/7 access to their broad ranges of resources from any devices.


  • It provides you up to date resources which addresses the current management practice.
  • It provides a broad range of materials in various formats to suit and support diverse learning styles.
  • There is an automatic recording of activity which means you can focus on your learning.
  • Management will be constantly assisting you in your career, providing a well-structured solution for you to be potential in solving the day to day issues you face in your role.

Who is this course for?

This course is for strategic level managers who wants to develop their strategic and managerial skills and to improvise their work through the acquired skills for developing new organisational strategies.


  • Experienced hands in the role of senior leadership .
  • Aiming on the attainment of organisational leadership.
  • Ability to complete the Level 7 qualification.

Career path

  • Will become a Chartered Manager
  • Potential to become a Director from Senior Manager position.

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