CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership (5D30)

From: £2,595.00

(ex VAT)


Duration: 12-18 months | 398 hours (TUT)


CMI Units (courses):

  • 501: Principles of Management and Leadership in an Organisational Context
  • 503: Principles of Managing and Leading Individuals and Teams To Achieve Success
  • 525: Using reflective practice to inform personal and professional development
  • 509: Managing Stakeholder Relationships
  • 514: Managing Change
  • 513: Managing Projects to Achieve Results
  • 515: Creating and Delivering Operational Plans
  • 520: Managing Finance

Our base price (”Bronze Package”) includes everything you need to secure the qualification online with tutor support via email. You can top-up your qualification to a Silver (extended support and insights) or Gold Package (performance coaching). If you would like face-to-face support for a particular course, 1:1 performance coaching can be purchased separately from the above link(s).


Please select a programme start date below (new in-take every Tuesday), and we will then be in touch to book your induction session and get you started.

Top-up packages

Upgrade your programme with the below optional extras.


Further Details

Who is this programme aimed at?

The programme is aimed at practising middle managers, helping them to develop their skills and experience, improve performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities.

What is included?

Induction & tuition support

Programme guide

Access to the Leadership Hub for online learning

Up to 24 months of support

CMI marking fees, student membership and benefits, such as access to the CMI Management Direct and their magazine

1:1 performance coaching and other packages can be purchased separately

Access to the NUS Totum card and all of its associated discounts


This programme is delivered online via our Leadership Hub, and you have the option to add 1:1 performance coaching and extended support for a blended approach to learning. You will also have a personal tutor for support, and receive a comprehensive induction to the programme.

We run bespoke face-to-face days for Cohorts of 12 or more.

Programme duration & guided learning hours

The qualification is normally completed within 12 months, but learners have up to 3 years. The minimum number of guided learning hours is 141.

About the qualification & CMI units

Delegates who successfully complete the below courses will receive a CMI Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management. Our programme maps to the following CMI Units:

Course: Effective Leadership

CMI Unit: 501-2V1 (Building a leader)

Credits: 7

Course: Emotional Intelligence

CMI Unit: 500-1V1 (Personal development as a manager and leader)

Credits: 6

Course: Leading Teams

CMI Unit: 500-3V1 (Managing team and individual performance)

Credits: 4.5 (Part A)

Course: Performance Management

CMI Unit: 500-3V1 (Managing team and individual performance)

Credits: 4.5 (Part B)

Course: Strategy & Innovation

CMI Unit: 500-6V1 (Conducting a management project)

Credits: 10

Course: Leading & Managing Change

CMI Unit: 500-5V1 (Meeting stakeholder and quality needs)

Credits: 6


To gain the qualification delegates must complete 5 assignments, each approximately 2,500 words each. Assignments are a really important part of the programme as they encourage deeper reflection and research.