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The Level 8 Strategic Direction and Leadership will Focus On Translating Organisational Strategy Into Effective Performance With The CMI Level 8 Online Distance Learning Course offered by the Sussex Business School.

Overview

Who Is It For?

Equivalent to a Doctorate in Management, the online CMI Level 8 Strategic Direction and Leadership course offered by Sussex Business School is designed for Directors and Senior Managers with responsibility for developing and implementing ethical and performance-driven strategy across multiple organisations, leading by example to inspire teams and provide clear direction.

How Will I Benefit?

  • Develop the advanced skills and knowledge that you need to lead transformational strategic change within your organisation(s), accelerating performance in multiple settings
  • Apply the tools, models and theories directly to real-life work-based problems and see the benefits in your organisation
  • Demonstrate to current and prospective employers your capabilities, ambition and commitment to professional development
  • Achieve the highest level of strategic learning, significantly improving your career prospects and earning power

How Will I Be Supported To Learn?

  • Our online leadership and management qualifications are self-study courses with dedicated support from CMI-approved tutors
  • All our CMI certification courses are delivered via Moodle and in collaboration with the CMI and Management Direct
  • All course materials are available online and can be accessed 24/7
  • Tutors are available by phone and the online learning system to provide support and assistance with assignments and study materials
  • Support Services available by phone, email, social media, instant messenger to assist with any issues or concerns during your course

Qualification

  • With the CMI Level 8 Strategic Direction and Leadership you can choose to study at Award, Certificate or Diploma Level
  • The Award offers concise learning to strengthen your current skills and build on your understanding of roles and responsibilities of strategic management
  • The Certificate further develops your skills and drives the benefits of your learning directly back into your workplace
  • The Diploma develops all the key strategic management skills your need to implement organisational strategy and drive positive, transformational change
  • The CMI Level 8 Strategic Direction and Leadership is a RQF Level 8 qualification and is regarded in academic terms as being equivalent to Doctorate/PhD
  • Our online management qualifications are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
  • Nationally recognised: all credits earned are transferable to other university or college programmes within a similar discipline

Programme Structure

Level 8 Award 

Course content: 1 Unit from the following:

  • Personal Development as a Strategic Leader
  • Collective Strategy Development
  • Inter-organisational Strategic Planning
  • Inter-organisational Strategic Direction
  • Strategic Communication
  • Strategic Culture

Level 8 Certificate

Course content: 2 Units from the following:

  • Personal Development as a Strategic Leader 
  • Collective Strategy Development
  • Inter-organisational Strategic Planning
  • Inter-organisational Strategic Direction
  • Strategic Communication
  • Strategic Culture

 Level 8 Diploma

Course content: 7 Units

Learners must complete: ALL Units in Group A and 1 Unit from Group B.

Group A

  • Personal Development as a Strategic Leader
  • Collective Strategy Development
  • Inter-organisational Strategic Planning
  • Inter-organisational Strategic Direction
  • Strategic Communication
  • Strategic Culture

Group B

  • Strategic Leadership
  • Strategic Leadership Practice

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:

    Every Tuesday and Thursday.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Duration description

      10 weeks per unit Award – 8 to 10 weeks Certificate – 16 to 20 weeks Diploma – 56 to 70 weeks

  • Credits
    6 alternative credits
    • Award – 6 credits
    • Certificate – 13 credits
    • Diploma – 67 credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Entry Criteria

To study the CMI Level 8 Strategic Direction and Leadership course you must be:

  • Aged 19 or over
  • Have a Level 7 qualification or equivalent
  • And OR have been in a Senior Management position for at least 3 years

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    200 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
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  • EU/EEA

    200 GBP/module
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*per unit

  • Award – £200
  • Certificate – £400 (2 units)
  • Diploma – £1400 (7 units)

Funding

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