CMI: Chartered Management Institute
The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is the only body approved by the Royal Charter for expertise in Management & Leadership.
Based in the United Kingdom and responsible for the UK’s first diploma in Management studies, CMI is the only body that can award the prestigious Chartered Manager status. Along with this, the CMI community has over 170,000 members, enabling and encouraging access to networking opportunities which help people boost their career prospects and connect with other professionals across all industries and sectors.
CMI has a long and respected history, and the institute continues to improve the quality and standard of management in the workplace. The institute prides itself on its internationally recognised and respected expertise and code of ethics.
CMI qualifications deliver a professional pathway for learners. These qualifications can be used to jumpstart your career, develop your skills or provide upskilling. These globally recognised certificates authenticate your knowledge and make it easier to build your career.
CMI qualifications are not only proven to improve performance, but they also provide a clear pathway for progression towards Chartered Manager, the ultimate Management and Leadership achievement.
An award is the shortest qualification and typically takes between one to three months.
A certificate provides a broader base of knowledge and skills and typically takes between three to six months.
A diploma provides a comprehensive and tailored programme of learning that typically takes between six and 12 months.
The CMI Level 2 qualification is a Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) that is targeted at new and aspiring team leaders to support their development of knowledge and skills in leading a team.
The CMI level 3 qualification will help you grow your professional management skills. You will become effective in setting and monitoring goals, providing instruction and managing project activities.
The CMI level 4 qualification will help to grow your professional management skills as a practicing or aspiring middle manager, including decision-making, managing team dynamics, and delegation capability.
The CMI Level 5 qualifications will suit you if you are a practicing or aspiring middle manager or leader. You will likely have experience at operational, divisional, departmental, or specialist levels and will typically report to a senior manager or business owner.
The CMI Level 6 qualifications will help you develop professional management and leadership practices in addition to skills and behaviours needed to successfully drive business activities in a senior, regional, specialist, or director-level role.
The CMI Level 7 qualifications will help you if you are a senior leader wanting to develop professional management and leadership practice and gain the knowledge, skills, and behaviours to drive business activities.
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