• Business

    CMI Level 5 Certificate in Project Management

  • Attendance

    Ayr or Kilmarnock Campus, subject to demand

  • Duration

    This course is delivered a day a week x 11 weeks (Additional time is needed for self-directed study and assignment preparation)

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Course Description

The Level 5 Project Management qualification is designed for practising middle managers and leaders who are typically accountable to a senior manager or business owners. It is aimed at leaders looking to effectively manage projects, although the qualification is also open to learners wishing to build on their general management skills.

This vocationally related qualification enables managers to develop their core knowledge, skills and behaviours in a supportive trainer-led and peer-supported environment. Further online learning support is made available through the Chartered Management Institute membership and the ManagementDirect learning portal, for the duration of study.

Course Content

Unit 513- Managing Projects to Achieve Results 

The ability to manage projects is a vital skill for all managers. This unit focuses on the knowledge and skills required to manage projects successfully and overcome problems and challenges. It requires the learner to evaluate the methods and tools for planning tasks and activities, as well as knowing how to implement and manage project activities, build stakeholder relationships, manage resources and risk, monitor progress and report on outcomes

Unit 524- Conducting a Management Project

Research into approaches to management and leadership can lead to dynamic results. Innovation, product development, performance improvement, change, customer service excellence, strategy and problem solving are just some of the results. Without research business can stagnate. The aim of the unit is for the learner to conduct management research which will have an impact on individual and/or organisational practice. It is expected that learners will plan and manage a genuine project in the workplace or an academic enquiry relevant to an identified business need or challenge.


Two assignments of approx. 4,500 words will require to be submitted following completion of teaching delivery. The CMI Level 5 Certificate in Project Management will be awarded upon successful completion of all assessments. This course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute and is aligned to CMI Professional Standards. Membership of the CMI is also available to candidates for the duration of this course.


£ 1495


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Start Date

17 Feb 2023

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