CMI Unit 318 Managing Data and Information

Having access to good quality data and information can help team leaders and supervisors to solve problems, make timely business decisions and accurately respond to customers needs.

About this course

This course is suitable for all team leaders and supervisors wishing to build their confidence and understand the core concepts of managing data and information.

This course gives team leaders and supervisors the knowledge of how to gather, assess and analyse different types of data and information and how to report findings for different business purposes within legal and organisational guidelines.


Learning outcomes

  1. Understand the reasons for collecting data and information
  2. Know the types and use of data and information used by organisations
  3. Know how to manage data and information
  4. Know how to interpret data and information and communicate findings

Course content

1.1 Explain reasons why organisations collect data and information

2.1 Explain the differences between data and information

2.2 Discuss sources of primary and secondary data and information

2.3 Explain types and use of quantitative and qualitative data and information

3.1 Explain the legal and organisational requirements for managing data and information

3.2 Identify organisational roles and responsibilities for managing data and information

3.3 Outline approaches for checking data and information against organisational needs

3.4 Discuss methods used to organise data and information

3.5 Outline challenges of managing data and information

3.6 Identify solutions to address key challenges of managing data and information

4.1 Summarise methods for examining and interpreting data and information

4.2 Explain the advantages and disadvantages of tools used to communicate findings to a target audience

Key Features

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Expert tutors with real-world management experience

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We help you practice actual management skills

CMI Unit 318 Managing Data and Information

Course Summary

Guided Learning

21 Hours

Course / Unit Credit Value

Unit 318: 45 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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