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.
2021 Awards open now!
Our awards portfolio has something for managers and leaders of every level from learners just starting their journey to becoming a manager, right through to senior leaders at the pinnacle of their career. Each one recognises those who represent the very best the Management & Leadership profession has to offer.
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.More about Book of the Year
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.Chartered Manager of the Year Award
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.Volunteer of the Year award
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.
Our Partner Awards Categories
Awards of Excellence
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.
Our Awards of Excellence Categories
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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Find out about the various routes to get more involved with CMI and start your journey to being an award winner.
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Partners and Centres
You can partner with CMI in several ways, varying from endorsement of your training programmes to delivering CMI qualifications
Chartered Manager Status
The highest accolade you can achieve in the profession. Find out more about starting your journey becoming chartered.
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