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CMI Unit 525 Reflective Practice for Professional Development

Reflective practice is an essential management tool which supports the development of knowledge, skills and behaviours in the work place. By consciously analysing own performance, decision making, leadership and management skills (in different situational contexts); opportunities for on- going development can be identified.

About this course

The aim of the unit is to equip learners with the understanding of the value of reflective practice, and how reflection can be used as the basis of a meaningful personal and professional development.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand the value of reflective practice to inform personal and professional development
  2. Know how to apply reflective practice to inform personal and professional development

Course content

1.1 Analyse the importance of continuous personal and professional development in achieving organisational objectives

1.2 Evaluate the use of reflective practice in personal and professional development

1.3 Evaluate approaches to reflective practice

2.1 Evaluate own performance in the workplace using principles of reflection

2.2 Reflect on own working style and its impact on others in the workplace

2.3 Analyse development needs for current and future roles

2.4 Examine development opportunities to meet short, medium and long term objectives

2.5 Create a personal development plan with measurable objectives

Key Features

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Learn at your own pace, choose when to start and finish the course

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Apply the learning directly to your current or future work setting

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CMI qualifications show commitment to continual learning to clients, colleagues and industry

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Achieve foundation Chartered or work towards full Chartered Manager status

CMI Unit 525 Reflective Practice for Professional Development

Course Summary

Guided Learning

16 Hours

Course / Unit Credit Value

Unit 525: 40 TUT

Qualification 1

CMI Level 5 Management and Leadership

Qualification 1 Credit Value

Award: 40 TUT; Certificate: 130 TUT; Diploma: 370 TUT

Qualification 2

CMI Level 6 Diploma Professional Management and Leadership Practice (370 TUT)

Qualification 2 Credit Value

Unit 525: 40 TUT (Group B option)
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