Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership

Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership

The Diploma gives you a fully comprehensive bank of the skills and knowledge required to be a manager as part of an organisation, as well as the ability to apply your learning in the context of another organisation or industry sector.

  • Course Type Adult - Professional
  • Subject Area Leadership and Management
  • Qualification CMI Diploma
  • Study Mode: Part Time Only
  • Course Level Level 3
  • Location Bradninch Court
  • Course Length 36 weeks
  • Start Date Various (please see below)
  • End Date Various (please see below)
  • Day Various (please see below)
  • Times Various (please see below)
  • Fee £1495
  • Reduced Fee None.

The qualification consists of eight units and is aimed at practising or aspiring managers who supervise or manage a team to achieve clearly defined outcomes. They will set and monitor goals and objectives by providing instruction, direction and guidance. Day to day operational and project activities are a key part of their role. It is designed for learners who want to develop or sharpen their professional edge and enhance personal effectiveness.

Dates are as follows –

Tuesday 10-Sep-19 30-Jun-20 09:30 – 14:30 36 £1495 Bradninch Court
Wednesday 11-Sep-19 01-Jul-20 17:30 – 20:30 36 £1495 Bradninch Court
Friday 17-Apr-20 21-Mar-21 09:30 – 14:30 36 £1495 Bradninch Court

Classroom delivery from experienced managers and tutors with activities included throughout to support learners in being able to complete written assignments.

What topics will I study?

8 units

  • Principles of Management and Leadership
  • Managing a Team to Achieve Results
  • Building Stakeholder Relationships using Effective Communication
  • Contributing to the Delivery of a Project
  • Managing Daily Activities to Achieve Results
  • Managing Budgets and Resources
  • Managing Data and Information
  • Managing Own Personal and Professional Development

What can the course lead on to?Learners may also wish to further their ongoing personal and professional development by accessing other CMI qualifications, such as the CMI Level 5 Qualifications in Management and Leadership with the goal of becoming a Chartered Manager.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at Grade C and above although other relevant or prior work experience may also be considered as an alternative. Learners will need to have access to a PC with internet connection to access online resources and complete assignments. CMI application form and interview with CMI tutor required.


All learners attending the course will have access to an online classroom which contains resources to support unit delivery as well as gaining CMI membership allowing them to use the CMI ManagementDirect library of resources.

Additional Costs


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