Management and Leadership (Chartered Institute of Management) Extended Diploma Level 8

Perth College UHI


Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


The Chartered Management Institute Management and Leadership qualifications were developed to support the needs of middle managers and those aspiring to senior management.

Year 1 - Award
The SCQF level 8 Award lets you strengthen and develop your knowledge of middle management by focusing on specific management areas that are applicable to your job. You can tailor content of this course, and topics may include: Personal development; Managing information; Recruitment and selection

Year 2 - Certificate
A more extensive qualification, the level 8 Certificate gives you a broader knowledge of middle management skills while focusing on the specific leadership areas appropriate to you and your workplace. Topics may include: Performance management; Resource management; Quality procedures.

Year 3 - Diploma
With a more comprehensive structure, the level 8 Diploma gives you the key skills and competencies you will need to become an effective middle manager. A Diploma in Management and Leadership is the benchmark qualification for full CMI membership, taking you another step towards Chartered Manager status.

Entry Requirements

Relevant Highers or appropriate course at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

There are opportunities to progress within this level from Award to Certificate to Diploma. Additionally, students may progress to the SCQF Level 8 Management and Leadership qualifications.

Start Date

September, January



Study Method

Blended learning
Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

2 months (Award), 4 months (Certificate), 12 months (Diploma)


Business, Leisure and Tourism

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

Administration and Management General


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