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Leadership & Management

CMI Level 5 ‘Top up’ from Certificate to Diploma in Management and Leadership

Course details

Start Date

23 September 2021

CPD Points

74

Cost

£1,895

Length

11 sessions over 9 months - Commencing 23 September 2021

Course Overview

The Level 5 qualifications in Management and Leadership are designed for managers who want to develop core management skills such as managing resources, recruitment, and information management. These qualifications focus on the development of management capabilities and competencies.

Following completion of the Certificate you will be able to demonstrate that you have the most proficient, current management techniques and practices. Students will also be eligible for membership of the CMI and gain access to CMI resources. This programme will not only improve performance but could also offer enhanced career prospects

Course Content

Principles of delivering coaching and mentoring, 23 September 2021 (09:00-17:00) & 30 September 2021 (09:00-17:00)

Coaching and mentoring are proven techniques used to enhance the skills, knowledge, talents and potential of individuals as part of an organisational learning and development strategy. This unit explores the principles and practices of coaching and mentoring, and the impact these techniques can have in the development of a high-performance culture.

Managing equality, diversity and inclusion, 4 November 2021 (09:00-17:00) and 11 November 2021 (09:00-17:00)

Effective management of equality and diversity not only benefits staff and stakeholders, it can positively impact on an organisation’s achievement. This unit been designed to enable the learner to analyse the requirements for managing, monitoring and reporting on equality, diversity and inclusion. It focuses on the skills required to lead by example and how to adapt leadership styles to support others to see the benefits of inclusive practice. On successful completion of the unit, learners will be armed with the knowledge required to develop and implement an Equality action plan, and monitor its outcomes to make continuous improvement.

Managing quality and continuous improvement, 9 December 2021 (09:00-17:00) and 16 December 2021 (09:00-17:00)

Quality may be defined as excellence, capacity, grade, worth or meeting customer expectations. Whilst the definition of quality can easily be found in the directory it is much harder to develop and maintain. This unit looks at the challenge of developing quality within organisations. It focuses on embedding continuous improvement into working practices. On successful achievement of this unit learners will understand the scope and purpose of quality management, approaches, tools and techniques for managing quality and how to judge its success.

Planning, procuring and managing resources, 13 January 2022 (09:00-17:00), 20 January 2022 (09:00-17:00) and 3 February 2022 (09:00-17:00)

Inadequate resourcing can impact on the ability to achieve objectives; whilst being over resourced has financial implications. This unit has been designed to enable managers to understand and respond to the challenge of managing and monitoring resources. Learners will understand the importance of effective and efficient resource use, identify and plan resource requirements and know how to procure resources in line with regulatory requirements.

Using reflective practice to inform personal and professional development, 03 March 2020 (09:00-17:00) and 10 March 2022 (09:00-13:00)

Reflective practice is an essential management tool which supports the development of knowledge, skills and behaviours in the workplace. By consciously analysing own performance, decision making, leadership and management skills (in different situational contexts); opportunities for on-going development can be identified. The aim of this unit is to equip learners with the understanding of the value of reflective practice, and how reflection can be used as the basis of a meaningful personal and professional development.

Students benefit from comprehensive lecture materials, tutor support for each module and a one-to-one development tutorial.

In addition to the workshops you will be expected to spend approximately 20-25 hours self-studying per unit.

Course Benefits

The Level 5 qualifications in Management and Leadership are designed for managers who want to develop core management skills such as managing resources, recruitment, and information management. These qualifications focus on the development of management capabilities and competencies.

Following completion of the Certificate you will be able to demonstrate that you have the most proficient, current management techniques and practices. Students will also be eligible for membership of the CMI and gain access to CMI resources. This programme will not only improve performance but could also offer enhanced career prospects. It is also a springboard towards further management development.

Assessment

2-3 days to write each assignment. There is one assignment for each subject via practical work-based assignments. This ensures you minimise time away from work and that you undertake work study which is relevant to your own organisation’s context.

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s) Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 721555.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutors

  • Alison McDonald

    Alison McDonald has over 18 years’ management experience in the dynamic world of food retail, which included the role of training coordinator for 6 new stores in Scotland. She has over 3 years local experience as a Learning Consultant successfully delivering bespoke courses to a wide range of organisations including finance, legal, retail, manufacturing and the public sector. Her management experience coupled with her love of training brings a ‘hands-on’, relevant approach to training. She fully appreciates the realities of managing teams and believes effective people development is the key to success.

  • Cheryl Stevenson

    Tutor details to follow.

  • Lucy Mallett

    Lucy Mallett has been delivering management and soft skills training for over 15 years. Recently gaining her Level 5 Diploma in Management Coaching and Mentoring and Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management from the Chartered Managers Institute; these areas, and in particular behaviour and communication, is of great interest. This aids the development of course content that is relevant and up to date. Lucy has been with Guernsey College of Further Education, part of The Guernsey Institute for over 10 years and during that that time has gained her Level 5 Certificate in Education, Qualified Teacher Status and is an active part of the ONE thing observation team.

    Outside of teaching personal development programmes Lucy delivers on CMI, CIPD, OCR Office Administration and is the BCS Test Centre Manager for Guernsey College of Further Education. Through these roles Lucy is also an assessor and lead IV and their can bring personal experience and tips and techniques to this course.

Upcoming Courses

Some courses we run are scheduled based on demand. Please ensure you register your interest to ensure we know which courses you would like to attend.