Diploma - Management and Leadership (DML)



The Diploma in Management and Leadership is a comprehensive qualification providing you with all the key management skills to enable you to perform effectively as a manager, enhancing your ability to focus on the requirements and implementing your organisation’s strategy.

The programme is designed for managers who have the personal aspiration to develop into a director and better understand organisational strategy and effective performance management.

Through completing this qualification you will develop a wide range of management competencies from fully understanding your organisational direction and quality through to resource management, project management and information based decision making.

This Level 5 qualification in Management and Leadership offer a highly flexible approach to learning and allows you the freedom and choice to select from the broad range of units allowing you to tailor the course to suit their specific needs.

The qualification consists of:


Group A

Personal development as a manager and leader (6)

Information based decision making (7)

Resource management (7)

Meeting stakeholder and quality needs (6)

Conducting a management project (10)

Group B

Performance management (9)

Being a leader (7)

Group C

Financial control (9)

Marketing planning (9)

Project development and control (6)

Human resource development (6)

Managing recruitment and selection (7)

Leadership practice (7)


To achieve a Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership, you need to complete all core units from Group A, at least one core unit from Group B and three optional units from Group C to a total of at least 62 credits.

We also offer the qualifications at Award and Certificate Levels.

Entry Requirements

It is expected that you already be of graduate calibre to commence this programme. The course director will also take into account your management experiences level.

Awarding Body

Chartered Management Institute – United Kingdom.