You can choose to gain the Award, Certificate or Diploma in First Line Management. The Award is an ideal qualification as a foundation for formal development in your role. The Certificate will broaden your skills and knowledge in first line management. The Diploma gives you the widest choice for your formal development looking at a range of management skills.
If you’re interested in getting into management or are already working as a manager, this course, which leads to a recognised award from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), will increase your skills and knowledge to equip you to become a better leader.
You'll need to complete any combination of units to a minimum of 13 credits to achieve the Certificate. There is one NEC assignment and one CMI assignment per unit.
Unit 3001V1: Personal development as a first line manager - six credits
Unit 3002V1: Resource planning - six credits
Unit 3003V1: Meeting stakeholder needs - six credits
Unit 3004V1: Managing and communicating information - six credits
Unit 3005V1: Identifying development opportunities - six credits
Unit 3006V1: Recruitment and selection process - six credits
Unit 3007V1: Maintaining quality standards - six credits
Unit 3008V1: Improving team performance - seven credits
Unit 3009V1: Management communication - six credits
Unit 3010V1: Being a leader - six credits
Unit 3017V1: Introduction to first line management - six credits
Unit 3018V1: Corporate social responsibility - six credits
There are no formal entry requirements but you should be working as a first line manager or thinking of becoming one.
Chartered Management Institute
Professional or Industry specific qualification
Variable - to suit the learner
No time limit
Payment by instalments available.
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