CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership
The GTA University Centre, in partnership with the College of Further Education, is offering this Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership, a professional management qualification which will be delivered on-island by CMI approved tutors, commencing 23 March 2017.
A practical qualification, the CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership gives you a broader knowledge of middle management skills whilst focusing on the specific leadership areas appropriate to you and your workplace. The GTA and the College of Further Education have a proven track record of working with the CMI, achieving very high pass rates at both certificate and diploma level.
This course is specifically designed to improve management techniques as well as skills. Delegates will gain a more advanced understanding of how a workplace manager should manage their processes as well as their staff. In undertaking this course delegates will develop their workplace problem-solving skills as they apply the management models and theories they have learned from completing the assignments, to practical everyday work scenarios.
Comprehensive lecture materials and tutor support will be provided for each module. The course consists of two modules and a one-to-one tutorial session as follows:
Personal Development as a Manager and Leader
This module covers the assessment improvement of individual management and leadership skills and competencies against objectives. The key areas are:
- Assess and plan for personal professional development
- Plan the resources required for personal professional development
- Implement and evaluate the personal development plan
- Support and promote staff welfare.
This module covers the links between management and leadership, key leadership principles and leadership theory. The key areas are:
- Understand the links and differences between management and leadership
- Understand leadership principles that support organisational values
- Understand and apply leadership styles to achieve organisational objectives.
A link to the complete syllabus can be found here.
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. Delegates will also be eligible for associate membership of the CMI and gain access to CMI resources. You can then progress to the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership which will not only improve your development but could also offer enhanced career prospects. The programme is also a springboard towards further management development and a route to more advanced qualifications such as the MBA.
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.