CMI Awards

CMI sets the standard for great Management & Leadership, and one of the best parts of that role is acknowledging and celebrating exemplary skills and achievements for others to aspire to. Our prestigious awards help us do this.




Celebrating Excellence

Celebrating great leadership in a time of adversity and the bright future that exceptional individuals and partners are creating for the UK’s management profession - and our role in delivering it.

2022 Award nominations now open

Visit the individual award pages to find out who our winners are and how to apply for next years awards.

Gold Medal Award

The Gold Medal Award is the prestigious acknowledgement given by CMI for the recognition of outstanding Management and Leadership from an individual at the pinnacle of their career.                                       

Meet the Gold Medal Award Winner

Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognises outstanding Management & Leadership demonstrated by an individual throughout their career,  we present this award only when a truly worthy candidate is identified.

Meet our CMI Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Chartered Manager of the Year

The Chartered Manager of the Year award recognises and celebrates the outstanding achievements and contribution that Chartered Managers bring to both their workplace and to their own personal development as a manager and leader.

Nominate a Chartered Manager

Management Book of the Year

In association with the British Library the CMI Management Book of the Year Award is one of the most revered and trusted awards for authors on cutting-edge Management & Leadership guidance at every level.

Nominate a Management Book

Volunteer of the Year

CMI has a whole host of talented, dedicated volunteers. Our Volunteer of the Year award recognises and extends our gratitude to one incredible individual whose support is truly invaluable to our mission and vision.

Nominate a Volunteer

Partner Awards

We are constantly astounded by our partners' ingenuity and dedication to their learners’ development and employability. The CMI Partner Awards are a series of seven awards for both individuals and organisations, designed to celebrate the positive impact they are having.

Nominations now open