CMI Unit 301 Principles of Management and Leadership
Team leaders and supervisors are at the sharp end of any business. It is their responsibility to ensure the work gets done properly by getting the best from their team. On this course you will learn all of the fundamental knowledge and skills to lead and supervise teams effectively.
About this course
The unit focuses on the ways organisations operate. The application of management and leadership approaches and how these can positively impact on own role, lead to improved performance, and support teams, colleagues and customers.
The aim of this unit is to introduce the foundations for managers, which will be developed throughout all the level 3 units.
- Understand how organisations operate
- Understand the management role
- Understand the application of management and leadership approaches
- Understand the knowledge, skills and behaviours to be an effective manager
1.1 Outline the governance of different types of organisations
1.2 Explain the factors which influence an organisation’s culture
1.3 Explain the purpose of organisational mission, vision and value statements
1.4 Outline the purpose of organisational strategies
2.1 Summarise the role of the manager
2.2 Explain the role of the manager in communicating organisational strategy to individuals and teams
2.3 Explain levels of accountability and authority in the management role
2.4 Outline the legal and organisational frameworks which apply to the management role
3.1 Explain the differences between management and leadership
3.2 Summarise recognised management and leadership approaches
3.3 Explain how management and leadership approaches can be applied and adapted in different work based situations
4.1 Explain the knowledge and skills required to be an effective manager
4.2 Summarise the behaviours required to be an effective manager
4.3 Explain the impact of knowledge, skills and behaviours on the team, colleagues and customers