Strategic Management & Leadership Practice – Level 7

These qualifications are designed for individuals wishing to develop strategic management and leadership practice who will have the knowledge, skills and behaviours to drive business activities in a senior, regional, specialist, director or CEO management and leadership role.

The qualification contains a breadth of units, which are reflective of the tasks and activities required by managers in roles such as senior managers, regional management and specialist managers who are accountable to a senior manager or business owner.

This qualification is aligned to CMI Professional Standards and the Standard for the Senior Leader’s Master’s Degree Apprenticeship ST0480/01 (SLMDA).

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Typical units and assessments

Our qualifications are broken down into units and relevant topics aligned to the level and qualification. Typical units for the Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership qualification are:

  • Strategic leadership
  • Collaboration and partnerships
  • Developing organisational strategy
  • Strategic risk management
  • Entrepreneurial practice
  • Personal and professional development for strategic leaders
  • Strategic approaches to equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Strategic approaches to mental health and wellbeing


For learners

  • Develop the professionalism to deliver impact and behave ethically
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continual learning and development

For organisations

  • Learners will build on their strategic management and leadership skills to focus on the requirements of embedding the organisation’s strategy
  • Provide skills and behaviours to drive core business activities

Chartered Manager

Do you strive for excellence?  Do you deliver positive results for your business?  Can you track the link between the two? As a Chartered Manager you’ll join a community of high performing professional managers who are self-aware and skills focused, delivering real value for their business.


Completing a CMI qualification offers you more than just academic standing, alongside your qualification you have access to CMI Membership and Support for the duration of your study. This includes access to digital learning resources through ManagementDirect, our Careers Development Centre (CDC) and much more. We’ve pulled together all the key additional learning resources together for your studies.

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