Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership


This programme enables students to gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively to develop in a senior management role, and demonstrate professional competence by applying these skills at work.

Core Modules
All students complete three core knowledge units (worth 20 credits) which provide the underpinning knowledge for the programme:
  • Strategic Business Management and Planning
  • Strategic Decision Making
  • Principles of Leadership and Management
Elective Modules
Students undertake two specialist modules (worth 19 credits) to demonstrate their professional competence:
  • Innovation and Change Management (5)
  • Business Finance (5)
  • Business Process Management(6)
  • Corporate Communications (4)
  • Corporate Risk Management (5)
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability (6)
  • Customer Relationship Management (4)
  • Quality Management (5)
  • Recruitment and Selection (5)
  • Strategic Project Management (6)

This programme is taught through individual self-paced study supported by coaching sessions from our leadership and management team.

Assessment is by assignment and the production of a portfolio of evidence that demonstrates occupational competence against each of the learning objectives within this programme.

Qualification Details

iCQ Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership
RQF Reference 601/6908/4
194 guided learning hours
39 credits