Chartered Management Institute
An accredited qualification for postgraduate students
CMI is designed for postgraduate students who want to develop their leadership and management skills. The level 7 Certificate offers you a unique opportunity to achieve a professional qualification whilst studying at Queen’s. The programme is designed to enhance your theoretical understanding and competencies in leadership, project management and entreprenurial practice. CMI recognises that the learner has undergone significant personal and professional development in strategic thinking at a postgraduate level.
The Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership requires you to complete two of the three CMI units offered at the Graduate School, an equivalent of 13 credits. Each unit encompasses a number of training days together with one piece of assessed work. Assessment schedules will be provided at the beginning of your programme.
Strategic Leadership Practice
Understanding the relationship between strategic management and leadership that supports organisational values and direction.
7 credits for 4 days of training
- December 2019: 4th, 5th, 6th and 9th
- February 2020: 5th, 6th, 10th and 11th
- June 2020: 3rd, 4th, 8th and 9th
Strategic Project Management
Understand the key processes in successful project management from initiation to delivery.
6 credits over 3 days of training:
- January 2020: 13th, 14th and 20th
- March 2020: 9th, 10th and 19th
- June 2020: 17th, 18th and 23rd
Understand the principles of entrepreneurial practice, the different strategic contexts in which entrepreneurship can flourish and the characteristics of entrepreneurial leadership.
7 credits over 4 days of training:
- March/April 2020: 23rd March, 25th March, 30th March and 1st April
- May 2020: 18th, 19th, 27th and 28th
How will the programme be delivered?
For the programme, you will be part of a class and have a tutor to work with you throughout. To achieve the units you will undertake a range of activities including gathering evidence of skills, reflecting on areas for development and experiences, and completing assignments.
How will the qualification be assessed?
Assessment may be by a range of activities including assignments and practice-based evidence (e.g. presentations, small projects); there are no exams to take. Expect to write approximately 3,500 words per assignment.
What does the programme cost:
The full programme fee is £995. You can make one payment of £995* or choose to pay in two instalments (*a minimum, non-refundable payment of £500 must be paid to secure your place). Full payment details will be provided, after you have submitted an application to the Programme.
The Graduate School is unique in offering this certificate that can be added to your postgraduate degree, giving you a new area of expertise to complement your specialist knowledge. On completion you will also benefit from CMI Associate Membership which offers an additional wealth of resources, tools and opportunities to connect with other leaders. Donna Hyland
Postgraduate Training and Development Manager