New Level 5 in Management and Leadership

Qualification information

Level 5 in Management and Leadership – Launching October 2017

These qualifications are aimed at practising or aspiring managers and leaders who are typically accountable to a senior manager or business owner. The primary role of a practising or aspiring manager and leader is to lead and manage individuals and teams to deliver aims and objectives in line with organisational strategy.

AWARD

Providing an overview of the roles and responsibilities required for managers, the Award will develop the skills required for this level of responsibility.

CERTIFICATE

The Certificate provides a broader knowledge of skills to help you be more effective in specific management areas, with increased focus on the areas that are most appropriate to your role and organisation.

DIPLOMA

The Diploma gives you a fully comprehensive bank of the skills and knowledge required to be a manager as part of an organisation, as well as the ability to apply your learning in the context of another organisation or industry sector.

TYPICAL UNITS:

  • Principles of Management and Leadership in an Organisational Context
  • Principles of Developing, Managing and Leading Individuals and Teams to Achieve Success
  • Managing Stakeholder Relationships
  • Managing Projects to Achieve Results
  • Managing Change
  • Creating and Delivering Operational Plans
  • Managing Finance
  • Using Reflective Practice to Inform Personal and Professional Development

ASSESSMENT

Assessment is normally via practical work-based assignments provided by your Approved Centre. This ensures you minimise time away from work and that you undertake work study which is relevant to your own organisation’s context.

PROGRESSION

On successful completion of a Level 5 Qualification in Management and Leadership, a number of progression opportunities become available:

  • Enhance your professional status by upgrading your CMI membership
  • Progress to other qualifications at the same level (e.g. from Level 5 Award to Level 5 Certificate etc.)
  • Progress to other qualifications at the next level (e.g. from Level 5 Certificate to Level 6 or 7 Certificate)
  • Apply to become a Chartered Manager

Learners who are aspiring to a management role may progress to roles such as:

  • Operations Manager
  • Divisional Manager
  • Departmental Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Specialist Manager

INFORMATION DOCUMENTS

 Syllabus  Fact sheet  SFA purpose sheet

Pathways Workbooks

Pathways Workbooks: Level 5 Management and Leadership

Workbook £30 per book
Apprenticeship Pathway (8 units) £210 per pack

Order in bulk and take advantage of the following discounts*:

Number of books % discount
1-19 0
20-40 5
41-60 7.5
61-100 10
101-200 12.5
201+ Negotiable

These materials are also available on PDF Licence

Examples of our Level 5 Apprenticeship workbooks can be found below - click on the unit number to view inside:

501
Principles of Operational Leadership and Management in an Organisational Context

This workbook covers:

  • Understanding factors which impact on an organisation’s internal environment
  • The application of management and leadership theories
  • Understanding the knowledge, skills and behaviours to be effective in a management and leadership role

502
Principles of Developing, Managing and Leading Individuals and Teams to Achieve Success

This workbook covers:

  • Understanding approaches to developing, managing and leading teams
  • Approaches to achieving a balance of skills and experience in teams
  • Knowing techniques for leading individuals and teams to achieve success

509
Managing Stakeholder Relationships

This workbook covers:

  • The different types and value of stakeholder relationships
  • Understanding the frameworks for stakeholder management
  • Knowing how to manage stakeholder relationships
  • Methods for measuring the impact of stakeholder engagement on organisational performance

513
Managing Projects to Achieve Results

This workbook covers:

  • Understanding the role and purpose of projects in an organisation validating and analyse information
  • How projects are developed
  • Knowing how to deliver a project
  • How to monitor progress to ensure successful project delivery

514
Managing Change

This workbook covers:

  • Understanding the reasons for change in organisations
  • Approaches to change management
  • How to initiate, plan and manage change in an organisation

515
Creating and Delivering Operational Plans

This workbook covers:

  • Understanding the principles of operational planning in an organisation
  • Knowing how to create an operational plan in line with organisational objectives
  • How to manage and lead the delivery of an operational plan
  • Know how to monitor and measure the outcome of operational planning

520
Managing Finance

This workbook covers:

  • Understand finance within organisations
  • Know how to set and manage budgets

525
Using Reflective Practice to Inform Personal and Professional Development

This workbook covers:

  • Understand the value of reflective practice to inform personal and professional development
  • Know how to apply reflective practice to inform personal and professional development

Pathways Workbooks

The above Pathways Workbooks support the Level 5 Apprenticeship Pathway introduced in October 2017.

To order please call 01536 207379 or email publications@managers.org.uk

*Discounts apply to single orders only. For orders of 20 books/2 packs or more, postage will be charged at cost.

**PDF licences are currently available to CMI Approved Centres.
However, terms may be negotiated with non-approved organisations on a individual basis. To discuss this further, please contact our Publications team on 01536 207379 alternatively email: publications@managers.org.uk