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CMI Level 7 - Digital Leadership Programme

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CMI Level 7 - Digital Leadership Programme

Our CMI Level 7 Digital Leadership Programme is designed to help current and future leaders adapt to the challenges of a fast-paced digital environment. It will equip leaders with the skills needed to lead themselves, then translate that knowledge into leading others and forming effective team collaboration. 

For organisations to successfully undergo digital transformation, it is important that the leadership team have the skills and confidence to make the right decisions. 

Digital transformation and staying relevant in a digital world are the most significant challenges facing organisations today. The Digital Leadership Programme will provide the tools, concepts and perspectives required to help you develop strategic responses to new digital opportunities and align your organisation to deliver strategies effectively. 

Through attendance on this course you will become a digitally-informed and empowered leader and know how to prepare and help your organisation respond more effectively to technologically-driven change.


Course Summary


CMI Level 7 – Digital Leadership Programme awards the Level 7 Award in Strategic Management and Leadership


3 Day



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About the Programme

This training programme has been designed for those with a minimum of three years senior management experience including senior executives, managers, business owners, board members, CEOs and trustees. 


This course is for you if you want to: 

  • Understand the opportunities and threats presented by digital disruption 
  • Understand current trends and emerging themes 
  • Develop a digital action plan to implement in your business 
  • Learn how to develop and implement a digital transformation project 
  • Become a future digital leader 

By the end of this Digital Leadership Programme, the participants will:

  • Understand digital disruption and its impact, opportunities and threats, plus emerging themes and current trends
  • Develop a digital action plan to implement into your organisation
  • Conduct a digital disruption landscape audit for your organisation
  • Understand the steps required to become a Future Digital Leader
  • Gain a clear picture on Digital Transformation and common myths, missteps and misunderstandings
  • Gain a clear understanding of your first steps to implementing a digital transformation project
  • Learn the tools and strategies needed to help you implement digital transformation projects within your organisation


Session 1

  • What is digital transformation?
  • Why does it matter
  • What does success look like?
  • Barriers to success
  • Digital Transformation Roadmap
  • Disruption or Transformation?
  • Understanding the business risks
  • Types of digital transformation projects
  • Key business drivers for digital transformation
  • Emerging technologies and how they are used
  • Gartner’s Hype Cycle
  • Stages of transformation
  • Where digital transformation fits within your organisation

Session 2

  • Understanding your own business readiness
  • Create a digitally ready culture
  • Barriers to change
  • Influencing stakeholders
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Areas ripe for transformation
  • Collaborative working
  • Getting buy-in across the organisation
  • Building teams for transformation

Session 3

  • Developing your Digital transformation strategy
  • Innovation & digitally disruptive business models
  • Challenging existing business models
  • Planning your digital transformation
  • Running a digital project
  • Executing your transformation
  • Tools & methodologies for implementing digital transformation
  • Review and measuring results
  • Build your action plan

The CMI Level 7 Award in Strategic Leadership and Management 


The CMI Level 7 Award in Strategic Management and Leadership is designed for Directors and Senior Managers who have the authority and personal inspiration to translate organisational strategy into effective performance.  

This qualification requires senior and aspiring senior leaders to build on their skills in strategic management and leadership and to focus on the requirements of inter-organisational strategy. You will be required to take the theory, thought leadership and research discussed on the programme, and implement it in your professional life by focusing on your own leadership development, and positively challenging organisational strategy. 

Delegates will be required to complete one 3000 - 4000 word written assignment that requires taught theory to be applied to the strategic organisational context: 

  • Unit 705: Leading Strategic Change 


As part of your course fee, you are given free and unlimited access to post-classroom tutorials. These are organised monthly and run by CMI qualified tutors to help guide learners through the assignment writing phase. 

Julie Hall

Julie Hall


Julie Hall is a digital leadership and marketing consultant with over almost two decades of experience.

She is an experienced trainer in marketing, digital leadership and transformation and has worked with the Ministry of Justice, Barclays Bank, The Careers &amp; Enterprise Company and Google.

She has trained and consulted with hundreds of organisations and individuals to support them with their digital projects. She is the Managing Director of Springmedia, a digital agency based in Surrey and The School of Marketing which mentors and supports businesses large and small with their Digital Marketing initiatives.

Julie believes that digital leadership is not just about technology, it is about working with your people, creating the right culture and developing mindsets across teams and people. It is collaborative, creative and about building capability during a time of uncertainty and change.

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Is this course right for you?

  • Understand the opportunities and threats presented by digital disruption
  • Understand current trends and emerging themes
  • Develop a digital action plan to implement in your business
  • Learn how to develop and implement a digital transformation project
  • Become a future digital leader


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