CMI Level 4 Diploma
Ready to advance your career? The CMI Level 4 Diploma in Management and Leadership is the ultimate qualification for managers who want to take their leadership skills to the next step.
With this internationally recognised Diploma, you’ll gain advanced knowledge and skills to effectively manage people and teams, drive business growth, and achieve exceptional results.
You can benefit from joining the majority of our students by following this Level 4 qualification with the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership to validate your experience, knowledge, and skills.
ITonlinelearning (provider number C10436701) is a CMI Approved Centre (AP), which means that this certification has been rigorously assessed and approved to meet industry standards.
Hard work pays off: you’ll receive a CMI Level 4 Diploma in Management and Leadership (qualification number: 601/0100/3) once you have completed your final unit in this qualification.
Certification: CMI Level 4 Diploma in Management and Leadership
Vendor: Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Course prerequisite: There are no formal prerequisites to study this qualification
Study time: 390 hours
Certification requirements: You will need to complete all group A units and select and complete 2 units from Group B, to a minimum of 39 credits, 390 Total Qualification Time (TQT), and 145 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) to achieve this qualification.
You are eligible for, subject to your package choice and support requirements:
- Consultation with a Career Consultant to corroborate your course choice
- Full selection of CMI Level 4 study units as offered by the CMI
- Depending on your experience level, you could be eligible for Foundation or full-fledged Chartered Manager Status
- Draft checking & official marking for assignments, as well as 1 free re-take
- Access to a full Support Team including a Tutor and Study Coach
- CMI Membership with exclusive benefits
- A professional, Management-oriented CV rewrite*
- A LinkedIn profile overhaul to maximise your new networking opportunities*
*Value-added service that can be added at an additional cost
Claim Your Post-Nominals
Want to command the highest esteem as a qualified Management Professional? Do you want to add the renowned “CMgr” post-nominals after your name to showcase your prestige?
You are eligible for full-fledged Chartered Manager Status if you complete a CMI Diploma or Extended Diploma (at Level 5 or higher) and have more than 3 years’ experience in a management role.
On your way to becoming a Chartered Manager? Why not take the first step with Foundation Chartered Manager Status, so that you can add the post-nominals “fCMgr” after your name?
Who are the CMI?
Since 1947, the Chartered Management Institute has empowered management and leadership professionals. The CMI upholds the highest standards of the profession and offers Chartered Manager Status through their Royal Charter, bringing together a global community of passionate & dedicated managers.
Established in the aftermath of the Second World War, their mission was to help rebuild the UK by raising the quality and standard of management. CMI developed the first diploma in management, and they are still dedicated to improving management practice today.
Choosing Us for Your CMI Training Means
You get access to the widest selection of Study Units available directly from the CMI to tailor a study programme that best suits you and your career.
Over and above your official assignment submission to the CMI that results in a pass or refer outcome, our in-house CMI Tutor and Study Coach checks your assignment draft. We review your assignment to give you feedback on the subject matter, provide you with advice, and ensure you are aware of any areas that need improvement – all to maximise your chances of getting a pass on the first try! Plus, you’re eligible for one free retake for each assignment.
You will have access to a CMI Study Coach and Mentor to keep you on track with your studies, provide you with study support, and help ensure you complete your studies successfully. Learners just like you regularly highlight the value of having a Study Coach and Mentor (in their learner surveys) in terms of helping them successfully achieve their qualifications in the most effective way.
Your personal, specialist Recruitment Advisor will provide you with a professional CV review, LinkedIn profile overhaul, interview support, and career coaching so that you can fully utilise the new networking opportunities you have access to!
You will gain exclusive access to the CMI so that you can benefit from continued professional development (CPD), career tools, webinars, articles, events, and networking with other CMI professionals!
With ITonlinelearning, you get 12 months’ unlimited access to your course – so you can access CMI’s Management Diagnostics Tool, Knowledge & Insights Hub, Events & Webinars, CPD Record, Mentoring, Management Direct, Career Development Centre, and Qwell Mental Health Support.
We are an Accredited Training Organisation (ATO) for the UK’s most esteemed learning providers
Why Choose CMI?
Hard work pays off: you’ll receive a certificate accredited by the prestigious, globally recognised Chartered Management Institute once you have completed this qualification: a highly regarded testament to your skills.
Improved Career Prospects
A whopping 80% of Managers said that gaining a CMI qualification is a key element of becoming a professional manager!
You Get Post-Nominals
Want to command the highest esteem as a qualified Management Professional? Do you want to add the renowned “CMgr” post-nominals after your name to showcase your prestige? With CMI, you can!
Helping You Help Your Team
About 79% of CMI qualification holders confirmed that their new skills have increased overall team performance – which is great if you’re looking to increase your salary on an individual- and team-basis.
Get a Foundation Degree Equivalent
When you complete a CMI Level 4 qualification, you earn the academic equivalent of a Foundation Degree in Management and Leadership.
Did you know that assignment-based assessment yields better results than examinations, likely because of the lack of feedback in exam-based qualifications? Well, CMI qualifications are assessed purely through assignment completion.
Handpick Your Curriculum
ITonlinelearning offers all the Level 4 study units from the CMI – so you have the widest selection available to tailor a study programme that best suits you and your career!
To achieve the CMI Level 4 Diploma in Management and Leadership, you will need to complete all Group A units and any combination of units to a minimum of 13 credits from Group B. You need a total of 39 credits to achieve this qualification (TUT 390 and 145 GLH).
This module aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of groups and teams, including their norms and stages of development. Additionally, it covers the essential skills required for effectively managing remote, displaced, or virtual teams.
This unit is about the identification of organisational stakeholders, determining and monitoring their expectations and identifying opportunities to enhance stakeholder provision.
This unit is about understanding organisational culture, organisational and individual values, and their impact on behaviour.
This unit is about understanding groups and teams, understanding their norms and development, and the skills of managing remote, displaced or virtual teams.
This unit is about the skills of writing a management report, developing report objectives, gathering and analysing data and information, as well as drawing conclusions to accurately make recommendations to meet objectives.
This unit is about management and leadership influencing skills which can be employed and their impact on the achievement of individual and task objectives.
This unit is about understanding different types of interviews, the skills of managing interview process and follow through of interview outcomes.
This unit is about promoting equality and valuing the diversity of individuals’ and teams.
This unit is about the skills and knowledge required in the field of staff inspection review.
This unit is about assessing and improving individual management and leadership skills as well as competencies against objectives.
This unit is about the skills and knowledge required in the field of staff inspection review.
This unit explains how coaching and mentoring is linked to organisational objectives.
The Key to Your Success
Your Expert Career Consultant has received extensive training in the solutions we offer, and they understand that making the wrong choice can have a negative impact on your career, and overall well-being. They’re here to:
- Get to know you, your goals, and your experience
- Help you through the best options for you
- Make sure you choose the right path: financially, psychologically, and professionally.
Career and Progression Prospects
Management is used in a plethora of sectors, but here are a few roles you’re qualified to explore with this certification:
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Our expert Career Consultants select qualifications that align perfectly with your aspirations by collaborating with you to identify your desired end-goal.
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Study Coaches and Mentors
Your Study Coach and Mentor is dedicated to guiding and supporting you throughout your journey by providing motivation, encouragement, and monitoring progress.
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Your Recruitment Advisor will provide you with the tools you need to succeed, like an industry-oriented CV, LinkedIn profile overhaul, and exclusive resources.
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CMI Level 4 Diploma in Management & Leadership
Frequently Asked Questions
You have questions, and we have all the answers
The Level 4 CMI qualification is intended for Junior Managers looking to grow their existing skills in management and leadership and move toward more senior Management opportunities.
The Level 4 CMI qualification is equivalent to a Foundation Degree in academic terms.
CMI qualifications are available at different levels of depth and duration. Awards are the shortest and most concise qualification type. Certificates provide a broader base of knowledge and skills and take longer to complete. Diplomas provide a comprehensive and extensive program of learning and typically take the longest of to complete.
CMI qualifications do not require individuals to take any official exams. However, a series of assignments must be completed and assessed by CMI-qualified Tutors before a qualification can be awarded. These assignments are research-based and have specific requirements, including font size and structure, as well as word limits that vary depending on the award, certificate, diploma, or extended diploma, and the level of the qualification.
The Chartered Manager status is the epitome of professional recognition in the management and leadership field. It signifies a commitment to exceptional management skills and continuing professional development, as well as a demonstrated ability to deliver measurable impact. As the only professional body with a Royal Charter, the CMI is uniquely qualified to award this prestigious designation. As a Chartered Manager, you would be able to indicate the prestige of your qualification with the post-nominals ‘CMgr’ following your name on professional documents and platforms including LinkedIn, your CV, or your email signature. Those just starting their careers in management may be interested in Foundation Chartered Manager status, which recognises existing skills and knowledge and provides a pathway to full Chartered Manager status.