CMI Strategic Management and Leadership
Short Course - CMI SCQF Level 11 Qualification
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This course requires corporate delegates to focus on the requirements of implementing an organisation’s strategy and leading its members – delegates are expected to have managerial experience. A range of topics can be studied.
You will be enrolled as members of the CMI for a duration of 1 year, which means you will be entitled to all the benefits of CMI membership including access to the CMI management resources. This is in addition to being registered as an RGU student with access to the university library and all student services.
Please note this course is available for corporate groups only.
This programme leads to the CMI SCQF (Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework) Level 11 Strategic Management and Leadership qualifications
Please note that this course is not an open programme and is available for closed corporate delivery only. We can design the format around the training needs of your organisation to ensure that tangible learning competencies are achieved. This allows the programme to be flexible to fit your company needs yet offers an opportunity for a formal recognition of the learning (at either the Award, Certificate or Diploma levels).
Several units can be selected to make up the Award, Certificate, or Diploma qualifications, according to the following rule of combination:
CMI SCQF Level 11 Award in Strategic Management and Leadership Delegates need to complete any combination of units to a minimum of 6 credits to achieve this qualification (1 module).
CMI SCQF Level 11 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership
Delegates need to complete a combination of units to a minimum of 13 credits to achieve this qualification (2 modules – the CMI syllabus indicates how they need to be selected).
CMI SCQF Level 11 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership
Delegates need to complete a combination of units to a minimum of 39 credits to achieve this qualification (generally 5 modules depending on the units chosen – the CMI syllabus indicates how they need to be selected).
CMI SCQF Level 11 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership
Delegates need to complete a combination of units to a minimum of 66 credits to achieve this qualification (generally 9 modules – the CMI syllabus indicates how they need to be selected).
Depending on number of modules selected, course duration can be between 6 weeks and 12 months.
- Strategic Leadership - 7 SCQF credits
- Strategic Leadership Practice - 7 SCQF credits
- Developing Performance Management Strategies - 7 SCQF credits
- Personal Leadership Development as a Strategic Manager - 6 SCQF credits
- Implementing Organisational Change Strategies - 7 SCQF credits
- Strategic Planning - 9 SCQF credits
- Reviewing Organisational Strategy Plans and Performance - 9 SCQF credits
- Financial Management - 7 SCQF credits
- Conducting a Strategic Management Project - 10 SCQF credits
Additional units that may be developed and would allow for the achievement of the Extended Diploma level:
- Strategic Information Management - 7 SCQF credits
- The other modules presented in the CMI syllabus for this programme may be developed upon negotiation as well:
- Financial planning - 6 SCQF credits
- Developing a marketing strategy - 6 SCQF credits
- Strategic project management - 6 SCQF credits
- Strategic human resource planning - 8 SCQF credits
- Introduction to strategic management and leadership - 10 SCQF credits
- Developing risk management strategies - 9 SCQF credits
- Strategic corporate social responsibility- 9 SCQF credits
Programmes are assessed by RGU staff members. After a verification process, qualifications are then delivered by the CMI.
The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course and module disclaimer for more information.
Learning materials and guidance are provided to support corporate delegates and provide them with underpinning knowledge and academic theory.
Assessment is through a knowledge and evidence based portfolio required by the CMI which corporate delegates will develop from the enhanced knowledge and skills from the course (formal learning) together with the application in the workplace (experiential learning).
Assessment criteria are set out in each of the units and will consist of essay-style reports demonstrating corporate delegates have met the CMI criteria for the qualification.
The course may be delivered both online, at RGU premises or at the corporate client premises, depending on what is selected during the design of the programme.
STAFF DELIVERING ON THIS COURSEStaff allocated to the delivery of the programme will be dependent on the specific content negotiated with the corporate client, in order to ensure that the programme is delivered by academics competent in the field or specialists from the industry.
The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.
STUDY SKILLS SUPPORT
The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:
- Academic writing
- Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
- Maths and statistics
- English language
- Information technology support
These qualifications are designed to support managers in the development of their leadership and strategic skills in support to the achievement of business goals.
This course is open to public and private organisations of all sizes and sectors.
There are no formal pre-requisites for this programme. However, we strongly recommend that corporate delegates have at least 3 years management experience, a significant experience with studying at University level, and a fluent level of English. The CMI Strategic Management and Leadership qualifications are designed for an audience capable of studying at Master level.
For Academic Year 2018/2019
Dependent on the content of the programme designed in discussion with the corporate client. The fee will also include a CMI registration fee for each delegate registered to the course.
For more information contact Laura Wood – Business Development Manager
The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:
For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter. For further information see:
This programme offers access to qualifications fully accredited by the Chartered Management Institute and supported by academic staff within Aberdeen Business School. The CMI is the only chartered professional body in the field of management and leadership.
Further information can be found on the CMI website.
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This course is open to both public and private organisations of all sizes and sectors. Register for this course by completing our online form.
Have a question about the course? Get in touch with the Course Leader who will be delighted to help.