Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership

Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership

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

  • Course Type Adult - Professional
  • Subject Area Leadership, Management and Human Resources
  • Qualification CMI Diploma
  • Study Mode: Part Time Only
  • Course Level Level 3
  • Location Future Skills Centre
  • Course Length 40 weeks
  • Start Date See below
  • End Date See below
  • Day Various - see below
  • Times 09:30-16:30
  • Fee £1,995
Overview

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

The qualification consists of eight units and is aimed at practising or aspiring managers who supervise or manage a team to achieve clearly defined outcomes. They will set and monitor goals and objectives by providing instruction, direction and guidance. Day to day operational and project activities are a key part of their role. It is designed for learners who want to develop or sharpen their professional edge and enhance personal effectiveness. 

Dates are below:

Day Start Finish Time Weeks Fee Site Course code
Friday 04-Nov-22 24-Nov-23 09:30-16:30 40 £1,995 Future Skills Centre TBC
Thursday 27-Apr-23 16-May-24 09:30-16:30 40 £1,995 Future Skills Centre TBC

Teaching and learning methods

Workshop based teaching and in computer suites for practice sessions. Sessions are delivered by highly qualified industry specialists.

Assessment is via practical work-based assignments provided by CMI. This ensures that you undertake work study which is relevant to your own organisation’s context (if appropriate).

Modules and assessment

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

Units:

  • 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

Career options and progression

On successful completion of a Level 3 Diploma in Principles of Management and Leadership, a number of progression opportunities become available:

  • Enhance your professional status by upgrading your CMI membership
  • Progress to other qualifications at the same level
  • Progress to other qualifications at the next level (e.g. from Level 3 Certificate to Level 4 or 5 Certificate)
  • Apply to become a Chartered Manager

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

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at Grade C and above although other relevant or prior work experience may also be considered as an alternative. Learners will need to have access to a PC with internet connection to access online resources and complete assignments. CMI application form and interview with CMI tutor required.

Facilities

Professional classrooms with access to IT equipment and variety of books, journals and online resources through the College Learning Resource Centre. Access to computers at the multiple LRC locations.

Additional Costs

None.

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