80%of employers believe it reduces turnover

For first line management


The CMI Level 3 in First Line Management has been developed for junior managers, supervisors and first line managers who have operational responsibility for a defined area of activity and who wish to build on and develop their existing management skills and knowledge.

This qualification gives junior managers the communication and motivational skills to help improve operational efficiency. 

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Start on the right track with an Award…

Providing an overview of the roles and responsibilities required for first line management, the Award will develop the skills required for this level of responsibility.

Take things further with a Certificate…

The Certificate provides a broader knowledge of skills to help you be more effective in specific management areas, with increased focus on the areas that are most appropriate to you and your workplace.

Jump right in with a Diploma…

The Diploma gives you a fully comprehensive bank of the skills and knowledge required to be a first line manager as part of your own organisation, as well as the ability to apply your learning in the context of another organisation or industry sector.

Typical Units at Level 3 include:

• Resource planning
• Recruitment and selection process
• Being a leader
• Understanding team dynamics
• Improving team performance


Award: 6 credits

Certificate: 13 credits

Diploma: 37 credits

85%agreed it improved performance

For middle management


The CMI Level 4 in Management and Leadership is designed for junior managers to acquire personal management capabilities and develop professional management skills, including decision-making, managing team dynamics and the ability to delegate.

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Start on the right track with an Award…

Develop your knowledge and focus on the key skills required in management and leadership at a junior level.

Take things further with a Certificate…

Enhance your capabilities further and take a more extensive look at the requirements needed to be an effective manager in your organisation.

Jump right in with a Diploma…

The Diploma offers a full suite of competencies required for you to become the manager you need to be, both for your own professional development and to benefit your organisation long-term.

Typical Units at Level 4 include:

• Managing stakeholder expectations
• Understanding team dynamics
• Management report writing
• Introducing organisational culture, values and behaviour
• Being a leader


Award: 6 credits

Certificate: 13 credits

Diploma: 39 credits

80%experienced professional recognition

For senior management
 

The CMI Level 5 in Management & Leadership is designed for practising middle managers and those aspiring to senior management who want to develop their core management skills such as managing resources, recruitment and information management.

These qualifications focus on the development of the individual learner’s personal management capabilities and competencies.

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Start on the right track with an Award…

The Level 5 provides an opportunity to strengthen and develop your skills by focusing on specific management areas.

Take things further with a Certificate…

With more extensive learning, you can apply the core skills and knowledge gained to particular leadership areas appropriate to you and your workplace.

Jump right in with a Diploma…

The Level 5 Diploma is CMI’s benchmark qualification, taking you a step towards Chartered Manager status and widely regarded professional recognition.

Typical Units at Level 5 include:

• Conducting a management project
• Planning for development
• Operational risk management
• Ethical organisational management
• Managing ideas and innovation


Award: 6 credits

Certificate: 13 credits

​Diploma: 38 credits


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78%say qualifications provide assurance

For strategic management
 

The CMI Level 7 in Strategic Management & Leadership has been developed for directors and senior managers who have the responsibility to translate organisational strategy into effective performance, the Level 7 qualifications in Strategic Management and Leadership require the manager to focus on the implementation of their organisational strategy.

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Start on the right track with an Award…

This qualification will build on the skills and knowledge gained throughout your career giving you a full understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a Strategic Manager. The qualification can be adapted to suit your long-term professional needs.

Take things further with a Certificate…

The Certificate will focus on specific management skills and requirements needed to be effective in your own workplace.

Jump right in with a Diploma…

The Diploma is designed for Strategic Managers looking to enhance their current repertoire of skills, ensuring that skills are transferable to the external business environment.

Typical Units at Level 7 include:

• Developing performance management strategies
• Financial management
• Strategic information management
• Conducting a strategic management project
• Implementing organisational change strategies
 

Award: 6 credits

Certificate: 13 credits

​Diploma: 39 credits
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