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CMI Level 7 Diploma in Professional Consulting

CMI Level 7 Diploma in Professional Consulting

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Online | School of Business London | 12 months | JUN-23

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12 months

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Key information

Qualification type

Professional Diploma

Subject areas

Business Interpersonal Skills Management (General)

Course type


Course Summary

The Level 7 in Professional consulting qualification is designed for Professional Consultants who want to develop their strategic skills within consulting such as organisational structure and culture, entry and diagnosis, communicating strategies for consulting and group dynamics and facilitating skills.

DIPLOMA : With a more comprehensive structure, CMI Level 7 Diploma in Professional Consulting gives you the skills and competencies you’ll need as a Consultant. The mandatory units focus on organisational structure and culture, entry and diagnosis, managing consultancy interventions and tools and techniques for effective consulting. This qualification also gives you the chance to improve your skills in management & leadership and coaching & mentoring through the optional unit choices.

Key Benefits

  • All the important management theories and models are covered in this course. As a result, the students will gain a better understanding of the various consulting techniques that are applicable in the workplace.
  • A CMI diploma in Professional Consulting is the benchmark qualification for full IC membership, taking you another step closer towards Chartered Manager status
  • Will be helpful to the students to develop their problem-solving skills through the practical application of the various management models and theories.
  • A nationally – recognised qualification, the credits earned at this course can be transferred to other courses, if the students want to pursue Level 8.
  • On successful completion of the course the students will be able to demonstrate their proficiency in the various consulting practices which will improve their chances of making a successful career progression.

About Awarding Body

Chartered Management Institute established over 60 years ago as the British Institute of Management back then; it has developed the UK’s very first diploma in management studies. In the years that followed CMI has consistently been at the forefront of all aspects of management and leadership. Today CMI is the only chartered professional awarding body committed to offering the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. Presently over 100,000 managers use its unique services daily. CMI qualifications aim for managers and leaders at any level, and it remains the only Awarding Body which can award Chartered Manager status – the ultimate management accolade. Employers highly value the qualifications awarded by CMI, and boost your career prospects.


IC and CMI would recommend for progression once completing the Professional Consulting qualifications would be to progress onto:

CMI Level 7 Qualifications in Strategic Management and Leadership


The ability to drive innovation and change is an essential skill for a professional consultant. Innovation defined simply as ‘doing something new or different’, is a powerful catalyst for change. It can revolutionise an organization’s operational activities, create dynamic new opportunities, and contribute to the achievement of strategic goals. Change occurs in many forms and professional consultants must be able to lead changes, which may be radical, incremental or evolutionary. The aim of this unit is for professional consultants to understand creative, contemporary and traditional approaches to innovation and change in a consulting role and how these may be applied. They will know how to develop a strategy to lead and manage change through professional consulting. On successful completion of this unit, professional consultants will have the knowledge and skills to create an environment which engenders creativity, agility and innovation.

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Entry requirements

Learners must: Be 21 years of age and over; Have considerable work experience as a consultant in any sector or similar job role; Possess the ability to complete the Level 7 Qualification.