CMI Level 7 Professional Consulting

These are postgraduate level qualifications in Professional Consulting developed by Institute of Consulting and the Chartered Management Institute. They are designed for practising or aspiring Consultants who want to develop their strategic consultancy skills.

This level of management consulting certification, which on an academic level is a RQF Level 7, is equal to a Master’s Degree, an Integrated Master’s Degree, a Postgraduate Diploma, a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and a Postgraduate Certificate.

Students can study at the Award, Certificate, and Diploma Levels.

The programme covers areas such as:

  • Organisational structure and culture

  • Entry and diagnosis

  • Managing consultancy interventions

  • Tools and techniques for effective consulting

What the programme offers

  • Level 7 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Professional Consulting Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

  • Student membership of the Chartered Management Institute

  • Full learning support and all course materials

  • A blended learning experience allowing participants to continue to develop their skills in the workplace

Delivery Format
This programme is delivered via executive coaching and online learning. Due to the flexible nature of the programme, students can enrol at any time and complete at their own pace. You will be allocated an experienced business coach who will guide you through all aspects of the programme and you will receive additional support through our online Academy and tailored workbooks.


Assessment is via professional discussion and/or practical work-based assignments... no more lengthy essays, assignments or exams!


Award £450 + VAT

The Level 7 Award gives you the choice to develop your skills in one of seven core professional consulting subjects such as managing the business of consulting, managing consulting interventions and tools of techniques for effective consulting. Learners must complete one unit to a minimum of 6 credits to achieve this qualification.

Certificate £750 + VAT

The Level 7 Certificate is a more extensive qualification, giving you broader knowledge of the role of a professional consultant while focusing on the specific consulting subjects appropriate to the role of a professional consultant. Learners must complete two units to a minimum of 13 credits to achieve this qualification.

Diploma £1,995 + VAT

With a more comprehensive structure, our CMI Level 7 Diploma gives you the skills and competencies you'll need to become a consultant. The Level 7 Diploma is the benchmark qualification to attain full membership of the Institute of Consulting.

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