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James Boag CMgr MCMI

Operations and Project Manager, Shield Therapeutics


Meet the Chartered Managers

Thousands of managers at all levels and across all sectors have achieved Chartered Manager.

This month, James Boag CMgr MCMI, Operations and Project Manager, Shield Therapeutics, talks about why he became Chartered, how it's benefited his career and how it's helped to boost his organisation's performance.

Why Chartered Managers are good for business

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Chartered Manager is the highest status that can be achieved in the management profession. Awarded only by CMI, it's recognised and valued across all sectors. Chartered Managers' satisfaction with the accreditation is remarkably high - giving a net promoter score of +67 (CMI, March 2015).


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The impact of chartered manager


A Chartered Managers average added value to their organisation.

Better managers...

96% use Chartered Manager as proof of leading people & managing change.

Achieving results

73% Exceeding targets. 86% improving operations. 80% new product development.

Confident leaders

96% use Chartered Manager to showcase their continual learning & growth.

Excelling managers...

83% say they are better managers after achieving Chartered status.

Positive leaders

92% report greater self-awareness.

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