Our Awards

Championing excellence

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.

Individual Awards

Management Book of the Year

Nomination now closed

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.

Management Book of the Year

Chartered Manager of the Year

Nominations now closed

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.

Chartered Manager of the Year Award

Volunteer of the Year

Nominations now closed

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.

Volunteer of the Year Award

Partner Awards

Shortlist Announced!

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

More about the Partner awards

Awards of Excellence

Shortlist Announced!

CMI Awards of Excellence recognise the outstanding achievements of individuals who are making a positive impact on their course, in the workplace, or other management and leadership settings to advance themselves, their organisation and the community around them.

More about the Awards of Excellence

Our Awards of Excellence Categories

President's Awards

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.

CMI's President's Awards

Awards of Recognition

Gold Medal Award

The CMI Gold Medal Award has been awarded annually since 1980 and 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 CMI Lifetime Achievement Award recognises the outstanding Management & Leadership demonstrated by an individual throughout their career, and we present this prestigious award only when a truly worthy candidate is identified.

Meet our CMI Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

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