Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice

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Awarded by Chartered Management Institute, UK 

The CMI Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership Practice qualifications are intended for individuals who want to develop professional management and leadership skills. It comprises a variety of modules that demonstrate the roles and responsibility as well as management approaches that distinguish executive managers and industry professionals from one‘s competitors in the field. It also strives to enhance action plans, implementation methodologies, and benchmarks of managers who oversee multiple employees and collaborate closely with senior leadership and/or business owners. The framework is intended for individuals who wish to gain the knowledge, skills, and proficiency needed to drive business operations at a senior management level. These professionals’ roles and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, taking ownership of teams, projects, processes, and/or services to achieve company success. They are driven to yield promising results, to perform daily business practices ethically,  and to demonstrate a commitment towards continuous learning and development.

Key Highlights of the CMI Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership Practice :

  • Fast Track entry to a Chartered Manager Status.
  • Improve your leadership and management abilities, as well as the ability to advantageously implement them within your organization.
  • Be able to apply tools, models, and theories directly in real-life contexts and challenges.
  • Assess and evaluate the strengths of your organization.
  • Significantly improve your career prospects and earning power
  • Progress to higher levels of education, including MBA’s with several UK based universities.
  • Indicates current and future employers your talents, ambition, and dedication to professional development.

Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice

The CMI Level 7 Certificate is ideal for senior managers looking to master the broad skills required to deliver long-term results. The Qualifications were created to develop and reward today’s and tomorrow’s managers, as well as to maintain the managerial sectors’ recognition and professionalism.

Learners will be required to critically evaluate, challenge, and synthesize a wide range of current management tools, techniques, and models as part of the Level 7 program. The emphasis on existing management concepts and models is on those that are pertinent to the business environment and context of the twenty-first century.

Depending on their goals, individuals can learn how to manage people, projects, data, change, and organizational strategy at the highest level as well as develop their leadership skills – helping them achieve both professional and organizational success.

 Module NameCredit
Strategic Leadership11
Leading and Developing People to Optimize performance10


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    Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice


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    About Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

    The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) works with business and education to inspire people to become skilled, confident, and successful managers and leaders. Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. Over 100,000 managers use CMI’s unique services daily. Organizations like Jaguar, Land Rover, Royal Bank of Scotland, Fujitsu, Allianz, Silverstone, Royal Air Force, London South Bank and Royal College of Physicians use Chartered Management Institute certifications for certifying their professionals.


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    Fast-track Entry into Chartered Manager Status

    Professionals pursuing the Certificate in  Level 7  in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice offered by CMI, get a unique opportunity to fast-track their entry process into receiving the ‘Chartered Manager’ status. The mainstream approach for application of the status requires professionals to go through various levels of the CMI programme whereas those pursing the Level 7 in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice with Westford can directly apply for it, provided they meet the necessary eligibility criteria.

    Learners are eligible for this route if they have a CMI qualification (at level 5 or above) and at least 3 years’ experience in a management role.  

    What is Chartered Manager status?

    Chartered Manager is all about professional recognition and is the highest status that can be achieved in the management and leadership profession.
    Chartered status recognises managers with exceptional management and leadership skills and commitment to Continuing Professional Development (CPD), demonstrating to employers and peers the value of a professional approach that delivers measurable impact.

    Backed by our Royal Charter, CMI is the only professional body able to award Chartered Manager status. 

    * Please note that acceptance of the application for the ‘Chartered Manager’ title depends on the eligibility criteria and the necessary qualifications required to earn the title which is directly awarded by CMI. 

    Progression Route

    The CMI qualification is recognized and highly valued because it is an essential component of becoming an effective manager. Upon gaining the Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice learners can progress to higher levels of study including an MBA Top-up Program and other certifications in education. 

    Upon successful completion of the Certificate program, individuals pursuing an MBA with CMU will receive an exemption from one module: Strategic Management.

    Benefits of the Top-Up Pathway

    Professionals receive module exemption in the SQA EDIBS pathway should they pursue the MBA top-up after completion of their CMI L7 certification programme

    Module Exemption Details

    Mapping of SQA (SCQF) Units with the CMI Qualifications in line with Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL):

    CMI Level-7 – Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice Mapping:
    The four (4) units of the CMI Diploma programme (39 Credits) will be mapped with the following two (2) units of SQA EDIBS (40 Credits), which will be exempted for students who successfully complete the CMI Diploma:
    Modules to be pursued by CMI Diploma Programme Learners under the SQA Pathway:

    Module List

    Module Exemption Details

    CMI Level-7 – Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice Mapping:
    The seven (7) units of the CMI Diploma programme (64 Credits) will be mapped with the following three (3) units of SQA EDIBS (60 Credits), which will be exempted for students who have successfully completed the CMI Extended Diploma:
    Modules to be pursued by CMI Extended Diploma Programme Learners under the SQA Pathway:

    Module List

    Module Exemption Details

    To know more about the SQA – MBA Top-up Pathway please visit the following MBA Course Pages:

    Why you should do this Program


    Westford Uni Online takes great pride in offering its students access to education that is flexible around their timings. The institution operates this MBA degree programs in a blended learning, synchronous format that with online classes and on-site workshops. As a result- working professionals can pursue their education without compromising with professional and personal aspects of their lives, at their convenience.

    Career Growth

    Education is a promising pathway to a successful career. To add to this, Westford Online in collaboration with Gloucestershire is driven to provide a quality educational experience that assures that students receive optimum results out of their educational experience. Students are expected to showcase their understanding of taught courses, and their application of the same. Once, a student has been enabled to adopt theories and practices to their daily professional life, career growth is a promising outcome.


    There are four pillars of strength that Westford is founded upon- delivery of quality education, Accessibility, Credibility and Affordability. For students under strenuous financial conditions, Westford Online offers flexible payment methods. These benefits are in addition to the various scholarships that Westford Online offers.

    Dual Certification

    Westford Online, in efforts to go above and beyond the limits of a degree course, offers students dual certifications. Meaning that students who pursue their MBA with us not only receive a credible postgraduate degree but are also awarded a certification of "Certified Manager" from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK, which is one of the most recognized UK-based professional awarding body in the world.


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