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CMI Unit 501 Principles of Management and Leadership

Being equipped with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to manage and lead in a variety of organisational settings is essential if an individual and their organisation are to succeed.

About this course

This unit has been designed for learners who want to develop or sharpen their professional edge and enhance personal effectiveness. Learners will evaluate the impact of an organisations structure and governance on management and leadership. They will explore theoretical models, management and leadership styles and approaches designed to promote a culture of mutual trust, respect and support.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand factors which impact on an organisation’s internal environment
  2. Understand the application of management and leadership theories
  3. Understand the knowledge, skills and behaviours to be effective in a management and leadership role

Course content

1.1 Examine the impact of legal status on the governance of an organisation

1.2 Analyse the purpose of an organisation’s mission and vision statements

1.3 Examine the impact of organisational structures on management roles

1.4 Discuss the impact of organisational values and ethics on management decision making

2.1 Evaluate the relationship between management and leadership

2.2 Analyse the impact of management and leadership styles on individuals and teams

2.3 Discuss the influence of culture and values on management and leadership styles

2.4 Examine how management and leadership styles can be adapted in different situations

3.1 Assess the knowledge and skills required for a management and leadership role

3.2 Evaluate the factors that impact on the selection of communication techniques required to be effective in a management and leadership role

3.3 Analyse the behaviours required to be effective in a management and leadership role

3.4 Develop an approach for building a culture of mutual trust, respect and support with teams and individuals

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 501 Principles of Management and Leadership

Course Summary

Guided Learning

25 Hours

Course / Unit Credit Value

Unit 501: 70 TUT

Qualification 1

CMI Level 5 Management and Leadership

Qualification 1 Credit Value

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

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Cannot be taken with Unit 526
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