Level 5 Diploma Professional Consulting

Distance Learning management qualification awarded by the Institute of Consulting and Chartered Management Institute

Duration: 12 months | Fee: £1560 | Enrolment: flexible any time enrolment

 

The Level 5 Diploma in Professional Consulting is for internal and external consultants alike. It is suitable for new practitioners, professional development for existing consultants and those thinking of joining the profession. Achieving the diploma entitles you to full membership of the Institute of Consulting and eligibility to apply for Certified Consultant Status.. It is part of a suite of management qualifications offered at this level which include Award, Certificate, and Diploma.

The consulting qualifications are also suitable if you are newly appointed or are thinking of a change of career or simply wish to develop an insight into the skills and knowledge needed in the field of consulting. These qualifications are not designed for full-time students or new entrants to the workforce, previous work experience is required.

To achieve the Diploma there are six units to be studied. Some are mandatory others are optional.

Our programme consists of:

Core units: 5029, 5030, 5032, 5034
Option units: Two from 5031, 5033, 5009, 6003

Potential delegates include:

  • Internal or external consultants
  • Managers
  • Functional specialists
  • Project managers
  • Managers seeking a career change
  • Individuals wishing to boost their CV and demonstrate their ability to add real value

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Support

SUPPORT

Your Level 5 Diploma in Professional Consulting course will last for twelve months although you can complete sooner if you wish. Most people complete within nine months.

During this time you will be allocated a tutor who will be your personal guide, mentor and coach. They will be an expert in their field and distance learning. You can be confident that their support and help will give you every opportunity to be successful.you can contact them as often as you need.

Your personal tutor will also assess the work you have to submit for your qualification. They will provide you with full written feedback.

You will also have 24/7 access to our on-line portal where you will be able to access all your study resources. On the portal you will find your course text for each unit which can be read on-line or downloaded and printed.

Our portal also contains additional research resources to help you maximise your study time and assignment guides to help you with assignments.

You will also benefit from student membership of the Institute of Consulting.

Once you have enrolled you will be emailed your joining instructions which will enable to to immediately access our learning portal and all of your learning materials. we will then allocate a tutor to you and register you with the Institute.

Assessment

ASSESSMENT

The Level 5 Diploma in Professional Consulting  consists of six units of learning.

In order to achieve this consulting qualification you must successfully complete a written work-based assignment of around 2,000-2,500 words for each unit studied.

The standard of work is graduate.

Unit Choices

UNIT CHOICES

To achieve the L5 Diploma in Professional Consulting  there are six units to be studied. Some are mandatory others are optional. Our programme consists of:

Core units: 5029, 5030, 5032, 5034

Option units: Two from 5031, 5033, 5009, 6003

5030 Planning and managing consultancy interventions  Credit Value 8
Content includes: identifying correct consultancy approach, identification of risks and challenges, deploying project management skills, and undertaking data analysis

5032 The client relationship Credit Value 8
Content includes: techniques for creating effective client relationships, effective use of negotiation and influencing skills

5034  Problem-solving, tools and techniques for consultants  Credit Value 9
Content includes: : understanding tools of analysis used for effective problem diagnosis, situation analysis, problem solving and decision making and how to use them in a structured way

5029  Introduction to consulting essentials Credit Value 8
Content includes: understanding the consulting industry,  how to use the consultancy cycle and techniques for creating impact and credibility with clients

5033  Communication for consultants Credit Value 7
Content includes: enhancing interpersonal skills, client communications, presentations, report writing, and developing effective proposals

5031 The roles and responsibilities of a consultant Credit Value 6
Content includes: understanding the role of a consultant, career opportunities within consulting, in-depth personal consulting skills review and action plan

5009 Project development and control Credit Value 6
Content includes: understanding the project life cycle, writing business proposals, effective use of project management techniques, stakeholder analysis, and risk management

6003  Managing the change process Credit Value 7
Content includes: change management models, understanding the impact of change, plan, manage and gain support for change.

ENROL AND PAY

What’s included: Fees are fully inclusive and cover:

  •  24/7 access to our on-line portal
  • all study materials
  • additional research resources to help you maximise your study time
  • assignment guides to help you with assignments
  • unlimited, pro-active support from your own experienced personal tutor for the course duration
  • registration with the CMI for the qualification
  • student membership of the CMI
  • VAT

Enrolment There are two options:

  • pay in full – for which a small discount in already included in the price
  • Pay by instalments options – only available to individuals paying their own fees

If your employer is paying for your fees and requires an invoice first please download an enrolment form, complete and return it to us. To enrol and pay on-line please use the payment links below.

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CMI SURVEYS TELL US

  • Percentage of people identifying improvement in thier performance 90% 90%
  • Businesses reported qualifications were a good investment 78% 78%
  • People reporting they were able to pass on new skills to their team 81% 81%
  • Percentage of people who will recommend a CMI qualification to others 96% 96%