CMI Level 3 Principles of Management and Leadership

The Diploma in the Principles of Management and Leadership is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management. This qualification is suitable for those who are, or wish to become, team leaders and/or supervisors. This includes individuals who are at the start of their career that wish to become team leaders/ supervisors as well as those aspiring or existing managers who may already have developed practical experience but who wish to develop their theoretical understanding of management skills further.

What will I learn?

The course covers a wide range of business management skills and knowledge, including organisational performance, interpersonal skills and personal effectiveness.

Example modules

  • Principles of Management and Leadership
  • Managing a Team to Achieve Results
  • Building Stakeholder Relationships Using Effective Communication
  • Contributing to the Delivery of a Project
  • Managing Daily Activities to Achieve Results
  • Managing Budgets and Resources
  • Managing Data and Information
  • Managing Own Personal and Professional Development

 

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is via practical work-based assignments provided by the college. This ensures you minimise time away from work and that you undertake work study which is relevant to your own organisation’s context.

Entry requirements

Individual employers will set the selection criteria for their apprentices though most will be expected to hold 5 GCSEs at grade C or higher. Prior experience may also be considered. Learners should also have achieved qualifications in English and mathematics at a minimum of level 2 (GCSE) or equivalent.

Progression

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, there is an opportunity to study CMI courses at level 5 and up to level 8.

Career opportunities

Learners who are aspiring to a management role may progress to roles such as Team Leader, Supervisor, Project Officer, Shift Manager or Foreperson

Additional information

This course will typically take 18 months to complete but can take less depending on the prior experience of the individual and the specification of the employer.

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