Journey Towards Chartered Manager Status

A digital event looking at personal journeys and experiences to gaining this professional qualification

CMI Hong Kong recently  hosted a digital session with  a panel of speakers from Hong Kong. They recounted their personal journeys towards earning Chartered Manager (CMgr) status, the challenges they faced, and how the qualification will help them further their careers as professional managers.  Together, they offered advice to fellow learners and prospective applicants in the audience who are looking to attain the CMgr status.

Dr Paulina Chan, chairperson of CMI Hong Kong, facilitated the dialogue with the speakers who are working to become Chartered Managers via the route of the UoL GMBA programme.  Among the speakers were Mr Rodney Chan, consulting director, A PLUS Management Consulting; Ms Janice Tai founder of Circle of Life International Limited; and Ms Karan Lo,assistant director, Career and Management Centre, Graduate Programmes, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong – Business School).  Dr John Cribbin, deputy director of HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKUSPACE), pioneered the founding of the UoL-GMBA-CMI accreditation partnership with HKUSPACE was our guest speaker, and we were also joined by Mr Derek Choi ,honorary secretary of CMI Hong Kong and Mr Michael Wong, a member of CMI Hong Kong’s Board  who shared their perspectives and experiences.

Everyone in the discussion agreed that the Chartered Manager pathway embodies the participants’ dedication to lifelong learning and professional improvement.  Speakers knew  that becoming a Chartered Manager would enable them to enhance their management and leadership skills which support their career needs, broaden their horizons, and empower them at work through exposure to management knowledge and networks.  The qualification is also said to be value adding because it would help managers unlock personal potential It would also lead people in their teams to grow to new levels, and benefit their organisations as they implement management practices for reaching goals more successfully.

Find out more about the benefits of becoming a Chartered Manager.