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.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand how organisations operate
  2. Understand the management role
  3. Understand the application of management and leadership approaches
  4. Understand the knowledge, skills and behaviours to be an effective manager

Course content

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

Key Features

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CMI qualifications make you more desirable and valuable to employers. Only 1 in 5 managers have a qualification.

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Expert tutors with real-world management experience

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Achieve foundation Chartered or work towards full Chartered Manager status

CMI Unit 301 Principles of Management and Leadership

Course Summary

Guided Learning

33 Hours

Course / Unit Credit Value

Unit 301: 68 TUT

Qualification 1

CMI Level 3 Principles of Management and Leadership

Qualification 1 Credit Value

Award: 40 TUT; Certificate: 121 TUT; Diploma: 370 TUT
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