CMI Unit 701 Strategic Leadership
CMI Level 7 Strategic Leadership is unit 701 from the current syllabus. Unit 701 contributes to the
CMI Level 7 Award, Certificate and Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice.
About this course
Effective strategic leadership is a catalyst for organisational success. Leaders have to be knowledgeable, creative, agile and resilient to respond to organisational need in the contemporary workplace.
The aim of this unit is to equip leaders with an in-depth understanding of strategic leadership within an organisational context. Leaders will explore the complexities of the role and the theoretical perspectives, approaches, behaviours and skills which can enhance their professional practice. The unit focuses on the leader’s ability to respond creatively to complex organisational challenges and understand how to set and deliver sustainable strategic goals.
- Understand the role and context for strategic leadership
- Understand the behaviours and skills for strategic leadership
1.1 Critically appraise the impact of organisational context on strategic leadership
1.2 Critically appraise the role of the strategic leader to set and realise organisational goals
2.1 Critically appraise the leadership behaviours and skills required to deliver strategic goals
2.2 Critically reflect on how the principles of strategic leadership can be applied to respond to complex organisational challenges
What is CMI Level 7?
With six qualifications and 39 different units to choose from, there’s a lot of different options at level 7. Read our guide to choosing the right CMI Level 7 qualification.
CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership
Not sure if the CMI Level 7 Diploma is right for you? CMI qualifications are modular so you can start with the Level 7 Award, then top up to the Certificate or Diploma later on. Take a look at our guide for more information.
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