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Strategic Management Diploma

  • Course overview

    Strategic Management Diploma Courses

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    The Strategic Management Diploma course is designed for individuals committed to developing their careers in the exciting world of strategic management or strategic planning.

    There has been an increase in demand for competent middle to senior managers to meet the tough macro and micro challenges that face every organisation.

    Key areas of strategic management is covered on this higher level diploma programme including ; Strategic Planning, Finance for Strategic Managers, Organisation Vision & Strategic Direction and Strategic Human Resources Management.

    The Diploma in Strategic Management is:

    • A higher level 7 UK qualification (which is broadly equivalent to level 9 in Ireland). 
    • Recognised internationally by the regulator Ofqual (England)
    • Awarded by ATHE (the Awards for Training and Higher Education).
    • Allows further education progression to Masters, if further units are completed.
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    4 units, 4 Assignments

    Award:   Strategic Management Diploma

    Award Body:  Awards for Training and Higher Education (ATHE)

    Level: 7 UK Ofqual (broadly equivalent to level 9 in Ireland)

    QCF: 60 Credits

    Progression: Master Degree
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    Not found your course? Search here

    Want to Apply Now? Click here 

    Call us Now on 014927070 to discuss course options
  • Modules

    There are 4 units in total, 15 credits each

    1. Strategic Planning

    2. Finance for Strategic Managers

    3. Developing Organisation Vision & Strategic Direction

    4. Strategic Human Resources Management

  • Fees

    Classroom course is € 2,850.00 .
    Includes all tuition, registration, assessment and online notes.

    Applicants are required to pay a minimum deposit of €300 to secure a place on the programme. The balance of fees are due on or before programme commencement.

    See CMI Terms & Conditions for booking.

    How do I book

    Simply complete the online booking form  .

    Pay a 300 euro deposit online via Visa debit or Visa credit card

    Your place on the course is confirmed within 2-3 days of receipt of online booking/payment.

    Balance of payment is required before commencement of course.

    Online Bookings and payments are subject to CMI Terms & Conditions.

Course timetable

  • Timetable

    • Start: Wednesday 12th February
    • End: July 2020
    • Assigments: 4 unit assignments
    • Duration: 6 months 1 night per week ( every Wednesday )
    • Level: 9
    • Places: limited


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Shane is educated to MBA level, with additional degrees in Organisation Studies and Management Science. Shane is experienced in analysing complex challenges, articulating requirements and innovating solutions pathways. Shane lectures on the Strategic Management Diploma with CMI. 

Alan is a HR professional with over 20 years’ experience in a variety of industries. He is experienced in all aspects of HR and currently specializes in the digital transformation of the HR function, that formed the subject matter of his MBA dissertation. Alan holds a Bachelor of Business Studies degree from Dublin City University, an MBA from Dublin Business School and is also green belt qualified in lean six sigma. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (FCIPD) and a member of the Irish Institute of Training & Development (MIITD). Alan lectures on the Strategic Management Diploma with CMI. 


Stephen works as Head of Strategy for the Irish arm of a multi-national bank. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant having trained with KPMG and specialised in Financial Services Clients across multiple industries including Insurance, Banking, Funds and Technology. He has held management roles across multiple teams including Corporate Relationship Management, Operational Management, Corporate Restructuring, Change Management and Retail Management. He holds a B.Com from NUI Galway, is a qualified chartered accountant, registered auditor and a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and is a Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) and has a Licentiate of The Institute of Banking (LIB). Stephen lectures on the Strategic Management Diploma with CMI. 

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