Offered exclusively to staff in colleges in Scotland, this course will give you the opportunity to develop your management and leadership skills and reflective practice as a middle or senior manager in a college, aspiring to strategic leadership in the sector.
About the course
This course focuses on the development of your personal management capabilities and competencies at a strategic level and you as a reflective practitioner.
Your study includes Coaching Techniques, Reflective Practice and Active review, and Mindfulness for Leaders. The content covers learning outcomes from two CMI Units – successful completion of the assessments leads to the CMI Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership.
We use a blended approach to your study – face-to-face workshops and online activity and engagement between the workshop sessions.
Learning in workshop sessions is through a mixture of cooperative learning techniques, flipped classroom approach and action learning sets.
Workshop sessions are held at our premises in Stirling and you will be expected to attend these on the dates below.
Between sessions you will also be working with CDN LearnOnline (CDN’s VLE) and CMI’s ManagementDirect where you will find activities, resources and a forum, to further develop your thinking and understanding.
Your tutor will be actively engaged with you in this forum between sessions.
|Programme 1 Dates:||Programme 2 Dates:|
|Friday 14 September 2018||Friday 08 February 2019|
|Thursday 04 October 2018||Friday 08 March 2019|
|Friday 16 November 2018||Friday 29 March 2019|
|Friday 14 December 2018||Friday 24 May 2019|
|Friday 18 January 2019||Friday 14 June 2019|
Applying for the course
Before applying for the course you must have the commitment of your line manager (or other as appropriate) to support you on the course and for the payment of fees.
This course can be seen as a stand-alone Certificate level qualification (13 credit points, typically 2 units) or as progression to the Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership SCQF 11.
Delivery, support and all resource materials for this course are offered on a fully funded basis for staff currently working in one of Scotland’s colleges. There will be a fee for CMI membership and
Please note that CMI registration and assessment fees will be charged to the college / employer, and you must agree this prior to starting the course.
Total cost is £495(incl. VAT) this cost will include all CMI Registration and Assessment Administration fees.
Applying for the course
To apply and check your eligibility please complete our application form using the link below. Please note that you MUST have the support of your Line Manager or other authorised person in your college before applying for this course.
If you have any questions please contact Rosemary Allford, firstname.lastname@example.org
This course can be offered at alternative locations by agreement.
For further information please contact Rosemary Allford, email@example.com
Following successful completion of this course, delegates will be eligible to apply for Membership of Chartered Institute of Management (MCMI).
The learning outcomes from the two Units below are covered in this course:
- Unit S1110V1: Implementing Organisational Change Strategies
- Unit 1114V1: Strategic Leadership Practice