Astranti CMI Level 5 Courses

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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 organisation’s overall objectives.

If this sounds like a very familiar daily struggle, then our CMI level 5 courses are for you. 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…
CMI Level 5 Course

What you’ll get out of joining

A course focused on 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 – connect to your tutor and other students
  • Future proof your career – learning skills a computer can’t replicate

Essential management skills

  • Build and empower stronger teams
  • Learn the skills needed to drive your own and your team’s performance
  • Improve your communication and become a more respected manager
  • Think more strategically and lead your organisation’s growth

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

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.

This is what your typical module completion plan will look like:

Pick your modules

CMI offers three different level 5 qualifications! The Award, Certificate and Diploma. Each requires a different level of study time and is worth a different number of credits.

You’ll need to select your units based on the minimum number of credits required for your chosen qualification.

In order to achieve your chartered manager status, you’ll need to complete the CMI level 5 diploma.

Explore our units below and use our credits calculator to see the total credits from your chosen units.

Award Certificate Diploma
4 credits 13 credits 37 credits
40 hours 130 hours 370 hours
1 to 3 months 3 to 6 months 6 to 12 months

503 - 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

504 - 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

506 - 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

507 - 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

508 - 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

510 - 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

515 - 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

520 - 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

524 - Conducting a Management Project

As a manager, it is imperative that you must be able to lead a project successfully. This is a practical module where you conduct a work-related project to research, analyse and make conclusions based on a specific issue facing your business

10 Credits


Total Time - 100 Hours

526 - 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

Our double 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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What our satisfied students say…

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

“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


“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.”



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

Joshua P


Choose your course

Every student is different which is why we offer course pathways to best suit your study needs. Take the full diploma to earn your chartered manager accreditation, or test the water with an award.

You can pay upfront or split the cost with our instalment option, simply pay the CMI registration today and the rest can be paid over five or ten months. Once you have purchased your course we’ll contact you and set up access to your chosen modules.

CMI Level 5 Award


course fee

CMI registration fee: £116
CMI assessment fee: £50

Total to pay: £356

CMI Level 5 Certificate


course fee

CMI registration fee: £158
CMI assessment fees: £100

Total to pay: £858

CMI Level 5 Certificate - Spread the cost

£140 /month

course fee
(including CMI assessment fees)

CMI registration fee: £158

Total to pay: £158 (today) + 5x £140

CMI Level 5 Diploma


course fee

CMI registration fee: £210
CMI assessment fees: £300

Total to pay: £1960

CMI Level 5 Diploma - Spread the cost

£175 /month

course fee
(including CMI assessment fees)

CMI registration fees: £210

Total to pay: £210 (today) + 10x £175

Note: CMI registration is valid for 12 months, as typically this is the maximum time it takes to complete a CMI qualification.
However, if you are unable to complete your qualification within a year, you will be required to pay any further annual registration fees.


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Explore our studyHUB and get a feel for whether our Award, Certificate or Diploma courses could be right for you!

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