CPD Financial Manager Course

Astranti CMI – Level 5

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Being a middle manager can be complicated! You have to balance the needs of the team or division you manage, with the requirements of the senior managers and the overall objectives of the organisation.

If this sounds like a very familiar, daily struggle then this is the course you need. You’ll learn how to manage staff in a way that achieves organisational aims, whilst keeping them happy and motivated. In short, you’ll become a better middle manager by learning:

  • Planning approaches and how they help to ensure success
  • The importance of diversity and inclusivity in the workplace
  • Coaching and mentoring techniques to develop staff
  • How to complete management level projects in line with objectives
  • The reasons for conflict and how it can be harnessed or mitigated
  • How to guide staff through periods of change
  • Performance management techniques and how to appraise effectively
  • And so much more…


Want to know what makes a great team great? Then sign-up for our free course all about The Characteristics of a Winning Team, where you’ll learn…

  • Which factors contribute to team performance
  • How to build and maintain relationships
  • Team leadership theories and how and when to apply them
  • Google’s five characteristics of high-performing teams and how you can foster these to maximise your team’s success
  • And more!

What you’ll get out of joining

Gain... a respected qualification

  • Join the CMI community of over 143,000 members
  • 88% of CMI members said it increased their confidence as a leader
  • £13,000 pay rise on average when qualified as a chartered manager
  • 76% of members say that Chartered Manager status provides the “ultimate competitive advantage”
  • Learn more about CMI

Become... a better manager

  • Build and empower stronger teams
  • Learn the skills needed to drive performance
  • Improve your communication and become a more respected manager
  • Think more strategically

Made... for you

  • Tutor support – guiding you through both the content and your assignments
  • Focuses on the skills that you need to advance your career
  • Flexible and on-demand – works around your life and schedule
  • Access to our exclusive online community – this will let you connect to your tutor and other students
  • Future proof your career – learning skills a computer can’t replicate

The course details…

At Astranti, we have over 20 years of experience in professional education. 

Our approach has always been to make our content as easy to understand and use as possible whilst providing unrivalled customer service and learner support.

On our course, you will find:

Online study resources accessible anywhere, anytime – work around your schedule with 24/7 access to all content.

Unrivalled customer support – got a question about the course or CMI? Our team will be happy to help!


An explanation of all the key topics that you need to be aware of, helping you complete your assignments efficiently.

Unlimited tutor support for any theory or assignment-specific question.

Hundreds of hours of on-demand content through management direct, which you’ll keep for life.


Free access to the assignment technique course – to help you complete your assignment tasks as easily and effectively as possible.

Incredible course content – I’ve used Astranti for a few months and they are beyond great.”

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Astranti customer, 2020

Our double course guarantee

Our CMI level 5 course comes with a double guarantee!

1. Money back guarantee

To make sure that you are completely satisfied with our course materials and support, we have a 14-day full money-back guarantee. If you’re not happy with the course for any reason we will refund your fees. Our aim is to ensure you try our course safe in the knowledge that it won’t cost you a penny if they’re not right for you.

2. Pass guarantee

This offers you a safety net if you fail any of your assignments. Hopefully, this won’t be the case but sometimes things can go wrong! As long as you have demonstrated that you’ve completed the course in line with our pass guarantee requirements, you will be able to continue until you pass at no extra cost.

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Modules to choose from:

CMI offers three different level 5 qualifications! The Award (shortest), Certificate and Diploma (longest).

  • An Award is a qualification that requires 40 hours to complete and is equal to 4 credits – typically taking between one and three months to complete
  • Certificate is the next level up and is a qualification that requires 130 hours to complete and is equal to 13 credits – typically taking between three and six months to complete
  • Finally, a Diploma is the highest level and is a qualification that requires 370 hours and is equal to 37 credits – typically taking between six and twelve months to complete

In order to achieve your chartered manager status, you’ll need to complete the diploma.

Once you have signed up for the course, take the time to select the module(s) that are right for you!

Take a look at the modules we offer:

CPD Course - Measuring Performance: How to Drive Your Team's Success

Leading Individuals and Teams to Achieve Success

Being equipped with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to manage and lead effectively is essential if an individual and their organisation are to succeed. This unit has been designed for learners who want to develop or sharpen their professional edge and enhance personal effectiveness.

5 Credits


Total Time - 50 Hours

CPD Course: Developing Highly Motivated Teams

Managing Performance

This unit evaluates the reasons for managing performance and the approaches that can be used. It explores methods of rewarding the performance of individuals who exceed expectations, and analyses ways of managing underperformance in a professional and supportive manner

5 Credits


Total Time - 50 Hours

CPD Course: Building a Productive Team

Managing Diversity

Treating colleagues, customers and stakeholders with dignity and respect enables relationships to develop and thrive. This unit focuses on how to develop inclusive working practices in line with organisational and legal frameworks to ensure that everyone within the company feels safe and included.

5 Credits


Total Time - 50 Hours

CPD Course - Measuring Performance: How to Drive Your Team's Success

Principles of Delivering Coaching and Mentoring

This unit explores the principles and practices of delivering coaching and mentoring (proven techniques), and the impact these techniques can have in the development of a high-performance culture.

5 Credits


Total Time - 50 Hours

CPD Course: Developing Highly Motivated Teams

Developing a Skilled and Talented Workforce

A skilled and adaptable workforce is a collective group of people equipped with the knowledge skills and abilities to achieve and exceed objectives. This unit aims to support managers to identify and select development opportunities for team members.

4 Credits


Total Time - 40 Hours

CPD Course: Building a Productive Team

Managing Conflict

The ability to respond effectively to conflict is a fundamental skill for all managers. This unit aims to support managers to understand the types and causes of conflict and how to identify strategies to respond to conflict situations

5 Credits


Total Time - 50 Hours

CPD Course - Measuring Performance: How to Drive Your Team's Success

Creating and Delivering Operational Plans

Translating organisational objectives into operational plans is an essential management skill. The unit opens with the importance of understanding the strategic direction of the organisation and how to contribute to the strategic planning process

6 Credits


Total Time - 60 Hours

CPD Course: Building a Productive Team

Managing Finance

Financial management skills are essential for all managers regardless of whether or not there is a dedicated finance team. Financial acumen enhances decision-making skills, which in turn supports the management of projects, tasks and functional areas.

6 Credits


Total Time - 60 Hours

CPD Course: Developing Highly Motivated Teams

Conducting a Management Project

Whilst the scale, significance and complexity of a project will vary, the principles of carrying out a project will ultimately be the same. This unit aims to equip managers with the knowledge, tools, and techniques for managing and monitoring projects.

10 Credits


Total Time - 100 Hours

CPD Course - Measuring Performance: How to Drive Your Team's Success

Principles of Leadership Practice

The aim of this unit is to develop managers’ understanding of ethical leadership and the impact of culture and values on leadership. Managers will examine leadership models and the concept of empowerment, with consideration of techniques and methods for leading others.

8 Credits


Total Time - 80 Hours

What our satisfied students say…

Please see our testimonials page for more reviews. Here are a few examples:


I can’t recommend them highly enough.”



Mark Smith via Trustpilot

Astranti customer, 2020

“Astranti study materials are well detailed and easy to understand. 
Thank you so much Astranti for making such detailed and informed materials available.”

Obloma Flo via Trustpilot

Astranti customer, 2020

“Top quality!

Astranti offers good quality materials which are really helpful. Atmosphere and communication also are very good and definitely not an old school approach. Big thanks.

Lars via Trustpilot

Astranti customer, 2020

Astranti has been very useful for me as I’m dyslexic. So having the ability to watch/listen the tutorials has been very beneficial as it allows me to have a visual and oral representation of the material”

Joshua P via Trustpilot

Astranti customer, 2020

Choose a qualification that suits you

Every student is different which is why we offer courses pathways to best suit your study needs.

Take the full diploma to earn your chartered foundation manager accreditation, or test the water with an award or a certificate.

Once you have purchased your course we’ll contact you and set up access to your chosen modules.

CMI Level 5
Choose 1 module


CMI Level 5

Choose 2-3 modules


CMI Level 5

Choose 6-8 modules