CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership (RQF) (Accredited by CMI)

Course Information

  • Course Code: EC230
  • Duration: 12 weeks x 6 hours
  • Price: £850.00
  • Start Date: 11-Oct-17
  • Days: WED
  • Times: 14:00-20:30
  • Delivery Type: PT

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Overview

This recently updated and innovative management development programme is aimed at existing or aspiring managers in any industry, business and/or public and voluntary sectors.  It updates our popular Certificate in Management Studies Programme, which has run successfully at the College for over 30 years.

 

This qualification is designed for middle managers and those aspiring to middle management who are keen to develop key skills such as managing quality needs and resources, managing individual and team performance, updating recruitment and interviewing skills and procurement management.  

 

The modules focus on a range of key management areas, which together provide the essential tools to enable learners to become effective managers.   The participative and engaging class-based sessions provide a blend of theory and practical application, and allow learners to develop knowledge and skills that can be directly applied to their work.

 

If you’re determined to reach the top rung of the career ladder then this course, coupled with membership of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), is a must.

 

CMI state:

By choosing to join CMI not only do you gain access to a wealth of management resources and support, our research shows positive impact on employability, earning potential and competence.  Whether you're a member or studying member, you'll reap the rewards by aligning yourself with the only institute warranting the Royal Charter in management and leadership.”   

 

So why not start this 12/24 week course and begin your journey to a successful management career.

 

What will I study?

The programme focuses on a range of key management areas, which together provide the essential tools to enable learners to become effective managers.   The participative and engaging class-based sessions provide a blend of theory and practical application, and allow students to develop knowledge and skills that can be directly applied to their work.  The qualification incorporates the following:

 

 

Leadership Practice (Unit 5013v1) (7 Credits)

    Understand the role of the manager and leader
  • Personal development and management skills
  • Constructing a personal development plan
  • Manage and motivate a team, monitor team welfare
  • Contribute to the creation and communication of the organisation’s vision

 

Managing Team and Individual Performance (Unit 5003v1) (9 Credits)

    Identify and agree performance objectives for individuals and teams
  • Assess performance against objectives and carry out performance appraisal
  • Devising performance improvement plans (PIPs) and implementing the performance improvement cycle
  • Identify and deal with poor performance and conducting difficult conversations
  • Understand the role of the manager in disciplinary and grievance procedures

 

Meeting Stakeholder and Quality Needs (Unit 5005v1) (6 credits)

    Understand how to identify stakeholders and their requirements
  • Understand how to apply and improve quality standards
  • Be able to conduct a quality audit
  • Encourage staff to contribute ideas to improve quality
  • Understand how to promote continuous improvement and change
  • Evaluate work activities and identify areas for improvement
Entry Requirements
    You do not need to have a formal qualification. Nevertheless, you will need to be able to demonstrate your enthusiasm and ability to undertake the course, from both an academic and personal perspective.
  • The course requires considerable commitment and is appropriate if you want to take your management career further through formal study.
  • You are expected to have a minimum of two years' relevant management experience

 

An informal (telephone or face to face) conversation with the course leader is advisable before booking onto the course

How will I be assessed?

Attendance on the programme of at least 80% is essential alongside satisfactory completion of the equivalent of 3 x 3000 word assessments.

What can I do next?

The CMI Certificate can be extended to a DIPLOMA by the completion of an additional two modules assuming successful completion of the Certificate.

 

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CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership  (Accredited by CMI)

 

With a more comprehensive structure, the Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership gives you all the key skills and competencies you’ll need to become an effective middle manager. A Diploma in Management and Leadership is the benchmark qualification for full CMI membership, taking you another step towards Chartered Manager status.  It leads to the student undertaking a meaningful piece of research for their organisation with the support of subject specialists.

 

Entry Requirements:

This top up is for students who have already completed CMI Level 5 Certificate above.

 

Programme Outline:

The programme focuses on a range of key management areas, which together provide the essential tools to enable students to become effective managers.   The participative and engaging class-based sessions provide a blend of theory and practical application, and allow students to develop knowledge and skills that can be directly applied to their work.  The qualification incorporates the following:

 

 

Information Based Decision Making (5004v1) (7 credits)

    Identify and plan resources needed to meet objectives
  • Analyse the costs associated with the resources required to achieve objectives
  • Select and use the resource supply chain to meet planned objectives
  • Select and use the resource supply chain to meet planned objectives
  • Understand the processes involved in purchasing, continuity, managing disruption and the associated costs of supply
  • Evaluate methods of communicating decisions

 

Conducting a Management Report (5006v1) (10 credits)

    Identify and justify a management project.  This may be problem that needs resolving, an issue that is affecting your organisation or an opportunity for improvement.
  • Conduct research using sources and analyse data and options
  • Make conclusions and recommendations that achieve the project aim
  • Report and review the results of the project.
  • The final part of this learning enables you to assess the impact of the recommendations and communicate the results to the main stakeholders in the project.

 

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For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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