CMI: Level 3 in Principles of Management and Leadership

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CMI: Level 3 in Principles of Management and Leadership

Who is this course for?

These qualifications are deigned for practising middle managers and leaders at operations, division, departmental or specialist level, who are typically accountable to a senior manager or business owner. 

The primary role of a practising or aspiring manager and leader is to lead and manage individuals and teams to deliver the aims and objectives in line with the organisational strategy.



What are the entry requirements for the course?

There are no formal entry requirements, however, the modules do focus on management development and require experience of first line management experience. The HP team will discuss the course content and assessment requirements in detail with you in the first instance to ensure you are placed on the right qualification.  


How long is this course?

The next CMI Level 3 Diploma Programme commences in September 2024 and finishes in April 2025


Delivery is through daytime workshops (9:00 am to 5:00 pm) face to face.

Attendance is compulsory at all workshops. This is a face to face programme and we do not provide online sessions.

All workshops are held in the Highlands College Professional Studies Centre. You will also have access to dedicated online content and ManagementDirect – CMI’ unique online multi-media knowlege base.


What will I study on this course?

We offer a sellection of the following Units: 

Unit 301:

Principles of Management & Leadership



Unit 302:

Managing a Team to Achieve Results



Unit 303:

Managing Individuals to be Effective in their Role




Unit 305:

Building Stakeholder Relationships using Effective Communication




Unit 306:

Principles of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusive Working Practices



Unit 309:

Responding to Conflict in the Workplace



Unit 314:

Managing Budgets & Resources



Unit 321:

Managing Own Personal & Professional Development







Timetables available on request


What Qualification will I gain?

CMI Level 3 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Leadership and Management


How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the programme and gain the qualification, delegates must complete and pass a written assignment for each module.


What does this course lead on to?

On completion of the qualification delegates can progress onto the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership


How much will it cost?

Course Fee:

Award £414 + GST

Certificate £1215 + GST

Diploma £2910 + GST 


How can I find out more?

For further information please contact Highlands Professional by calling 01534 608706 or email


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