Course: CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Leadership
Previous school: Whitworth Park School
Julie described her experience at New College Durham as interesting, fun and confidence building. Studying the CMI programme has enabled Julie to implement a project at work, which has enabled Durham County Council to make significant cost savings.
“I decided to study at New College Durham as it was convenient and fitted in with my full-time employment. I had studied at the college before and knew that the tutors were very good and helpful.
"I found the CMI course very interesting and it linked well to my full-time job. The student support was excellent and very helpful.
"I would recommend CMI Level 7; it’s a great course with excellent tutors. I will use the things I have learnt on the course in my working environment.”
Julie works for Durham County Council as a Senior Energy Management Officer. As part of the CMI programme she completed a project focusing on a consistent approach to utility bills, which has enabled her employer to make significant cost savings.
The CMI is an accredited professional institution for management. New College Durham delivers the CMI's Level 3, 5 and 7 programmes.