Professional Learning & Development

This project is part-funded by the European Social Fund. Eligibility criteria applies to receive a funded course place.

CMI: Chartered Management Institute logoWe offer a range of fully-funded Chartered Management Institute (CMI) courses, designed to build the leadership and management capabilities within you and/or your aspiring or current leadership and management teams.

The courses are short and offered through a flexible delivery model, created with the busy professional in mind. There are no costs to the business or individual employee for these courses – just a short-term, professional development commitment.

There are three courses to choose from, taught at different academic levels, providing suitability for those aspiring to progress into a management role, already in a front-line supervisory role or senior managers:

CMI Management and Leadership Certificate (Level 4)

Overview

Aspiring or new managers will develop the skills and knowledge needed to develop personal management capabilities and skills, including decision-making, managing team dynamics and delegation capability.


Course delivery

  • A min of 13 credits: Tutor guided learning: 45 hours. Total qualification time: 130 hours
  • 17 weeks duration
  • Delivery will be a blend of classroom and online tutorials

Compulsory Module:

Managerial Styles and Behaviours (Unit 4001v1)
(Credit value: 6 credits. Guided learning: 20 hours. Total module time: 60 hours)

This module teaches about the skills of effective and efficient managerial style and behaviour. It will assess how managerial styles and behaviour may be adapted in line with organisational expectations.


Candidates can then choose one of the selected units:

Management and Leadership Influencing Skills (Unit 4006v1)
(Credit value: 7 credits. Guided learning: 25 hours. Total module time: 70 hours)

This module teaches about management and leadership influencing skills which can be employed and their impact on the achievement of individual and task objectives. This module is ideal for candidates who have an interest in developing their management skills to a higher level and promoting themselves as a leader.

Managing Stakeholders’ Expectations (Unit 4002v1)
(Credit value: 7 credits: Guided learning: 25 hours: Total unit time: 70 hours)

This module teaches about the identification of organisational stakeholders, determining and monitoring their expectations and identifying opportunities to enhance stakeholder provision. This module is ideal for a candidate who is either the owner manager or the business manager or any candidate who has an interested in engaging with the business stakeholders (customers / suppliers / partners).


Assessment and Verification

This is a vocational course where issues and topics covered should be applied by the candidate to meet identified personal developments needs and/or relevant continuous improvement / development needs of their employer. Candidates will submit a portfolio of coursework at the end of each module for assessment.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Participants must be age 19+
  • Attainment of GCSE or equivalent in English Language
  • Be in employment (not unemployed or in full time education)
  • Live or work in Lancashire

Individual candidates can only access funding through the Leading Lancashire project for one of the CMI qualifications offered at Edge Hill University.


Progression Opportunities

On successful completion of the CMI Level 4 Certificate in Management candidates can progress onto the CMI Level 4 Diploma in Management and Leadership (course fees will apply).


Apply now

Apply for CMI Management and Leadership Certificate (Level 4)

Please make a note of your preferred entry date from those available below before selecting to Apply

CMI Coaching and Mentoring Certificate (Level 5)

Overview

This contemporary management course is designed to meet the needs of aspiring or newly progressing managers who have the responsibility for building and managing effective teams.


Course delivery

  • A min of 18 credits: Tutor guided learning: 130 hours. Total qualification time: 180 hours
  • 27 weeks duration
  • Delivery will be primarily via online tutorials, interspersed with a small number of classroom session at the University. All modules start with a one day school at the University.

Compulsory Modules

Candidates will study all three modules shown to meet the requirements for the Certificate

Introduction to Management Coaching and Mentoring (Unit 5014v1)
(Credit value: 6 credits. Guided learning: 40 hours. Total module time: 60 hours)

This module teaches the practice of management coaching and mentoring and the impact this style can have on Human Resource Development and business performance.

Follow on modules:

Management of Coaching and Mentoring (Unit 5015v1)
(Credit value: 6 credits. Guided learning: 45 hours. Total module time: 60 hours)

This module teaches about the value of management coaching and mentoring and its operation within an organisation. It will provide the development of effective tools and techniques, relationships and interventions to facilitate coaching within an organisation, affecting team stability and growth.

Management of Action Learning (Unit 5019v1)
(Credit value: 6 credits. Guided learning: 45 hours. Total unit time: 70 hours)

This module teaches about the management of action learning in the development individual and team objectives. This module provides an excellent base to become a manager of managers, developing effective team to grow an organisation.


Assessment and Verification

This is a vocational course where issues and topics covered should be applied by the candidate to meet identified personal developments needs and/or relevant continuous improvement / development needs of their employer. Candidates will submit a portfolio of coursework at the end of each module for assessment.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Participants must be age 19+
  • Attainment of GCSE or equivalent in English Language
  • Be in employment (not unemployed or in full time education)
  • Live or work in Lancashire

Individual candidates can only access funding through the Leading Lancashire project for one of the CMI qualifications offered at Edge Hill University.


Progression Opportunities

On successful completion of the CMI Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring candidates can progress onto the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership (course fees will apply).


Apply now

Please make a note of your preferred entry date from those available below before selecting to Apply

CMI Strategic Management and Leadership Certificate (Level 7)

More information coming soon.

Please use the contact form below to express you interest in this course.


Entry dates

The current available entry dates for each course are outlined below.  Each course starts with a day on site in the University’s Business School. Learning is then primarily delivered online, with consistent tutor-led virtual sessions each week. All learning materials are accessible throughout the course on the University’s online learning platform.

NB: The day of the week the course starts (shown in brackets) will be the same consistent day throughout when the tutor-led sessions occur.

Management & Leadership        (Level 4) Coaching & Mentoring (Level 5) Strategic Management  & Leadership (Level 7)
Available entry  dates 12/12/2019 (Thurs) 17/01/2020 (Fri) March 2020 TBC
08/01/2020 (Wed) 13/02/2020 (Thurs)
21/01/2020 (Tues)
25/01/2020 (Sat)
05/02/20 (Wed)

Eligibility

The courses are part-funded by the European Social Fund and participant eligibility criteria applies. Courses are available fully-funded to employed people living or working in Lancashire.

The University reserves the right to offer preferential access to funded places to eligible participants from under-represented groups. We are particularly keen to support women, people from BAME communities, and people with disabilities.

Funded places are limited to one per individual participant. Employers may send multiples of their employees and we encourage both aspiring and current managers to participate.

The CMI Management and Leadership Certificate and the CMI Coaching and Mentoring Certificate do not require any prior learning or academic qualification pre-requisites. Those looking to undertake the CMI Strategic Management and Leadership Certificate must either hold a bachelors degree (or equivalent qualification) or hold significant leadership and management experience.

There are no costs to the business or individual employee for the programme – just a short-term, professional development commitment.


Chartered Management Institute

Gaining a CMI qualification can be the key to improving your own knowledge, skills and performance. Gaining a professional CMI qualification can:

  • Boost your career prospects and earning potential
  • Help you face challenges with confidence
  • Enhance your professional reputation

Increasing yours or your team’s ability to manage people, deliver complex projects and drive change effectively can improve the quality and efficiency of your business.

The programmes are delivered by Edge Hill University’s Business School, located in a state-of-the-art facility within a beautiful, modern campus. The Business School offers exceptional teaching and a highly supportive learning environment. The academic staff are drawn from a variety of backgrounds and bring with them a wealth of business and professional expertise.

The CMI is the only chartered professional body in the field of management and leadership offering high quality management qualifications recognised throughout UK and Europe.

More than 80% of managers said that a CMI qualification is a key part of becoming a professional manager
– CMI

If you are an SME or employee based in Lancashire and would like to express your interest in our CMI programmes, please complete our enquiry form below today.

Places on the courses are limited.


Get in touch

Call us on 01695 657 756 or complete the form below to find out how we can help you:






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