Professionalise your training

Map your in-house training to CMI qualifications

Our Employer Accreditation solutions allow you to accredit the management and leadership training you’re already delivering, by mapping your training against CMI qualifications. Shown to help boost the performance of your business and representing your investment in your teams’ future.

Our team of experts are there to support you along the way, with flexible solutions tailored to your organisation’s needs. Get in touch with the team today to discuss your requirements.

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CMI Employer Accreditation offers you a unique opportunity to be able to reward your teams’ with nationally-recognised qualifications, as part of your in-house training. Give your team the competitive edge and provide them with practical tools that can be applied straight into the workplace.

CMI represents the benchmark for Management and Leadership skills. Backed by our Royal Charter we are the only professional body able to offer Chartered status for your managers and leaders. Included with accredited solutions is 12 months membership with CMI, offering digital resources, networking, mentoring and skills support.


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Each Chartered Manager boosts their businesses revenue by £62k every year

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74% of students on CMI accredited courses acquired the skills to lead change and innovation

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81% of students on CMI accredited courses recognised their ability to develop people and capabilities

Benefits for Managers

Our management training accreditation provides learners with the skills and knowledge to develop. Contributing to continuing professional development and nurturing the talent in your team. Don’t just take our word for it, hear what others have to say...

Case studies

CMI accreditation of our in-house programmes benefits the organisation and our managers because it provides a recognised framework that is trusted and valued, that is widely recognised.

Anne-Marie Day, Head of Learning and Development, Paragon Banking Group PLC

How it works

Employer accreditation works by mapping your in-house training against CMI’s nationally recognised qualifications, allowing your teams to achieve a professional qualification alongside their training and benefit from digital, practical tools and support. Our team offers an assessment service to track candidate progress rand coaching for your training staff to help deliver workshops and assessments, alongside ongoing support, every step of the way.

For more information or to discuss your requirements, contact the team today.

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Easy approval process

The approval process is easy with step-by-step guidance and support from our team of experts, flexibly delivered to work around your requirements

Mapped against CMI qualifications

Our qualifications are developed with employers to deliver the skills needed in the workplace, helping to create conscious, more confident leaders to your organisation

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Access to digital resources and membership

Included with your accreditation is 12 months’ membership, giving learners access to a wealth of benefits, including our online resource portal, ManagementDirect

Pathway to Chartered Status

As the only professional body to award Chartered status, our qualifications put learners on the pathway to becoming Chartered Managers


Common Questions

The Accreditation process takes on average between 6 to 8 weeks, including the time taken for a CMI consultant to do an initial visit or remote meeting, produce portfolios and do any observations.

Accreditation involves mapping your training against CMI qualifications, giving learners the opportunity to achieve a nationally-recognised qualification. Recognition maps your training against CMI’s professional standard and a certificate of recognition is awarded upon completion.

CMI’s online resources are aligned to qualifications. Giving your managers easy access to content playlists, tailored to their learning and development. Included in Accreditation is CMI membership, along with the wealth of online resources available in ManagementDirect.

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Looking at your options?

CMI offers a range of Management and Leadership solutions. If accrediting your in-house programmes isn’t right for you, why not take a look at Recognition and get your training endorsed against the CMI Professional Standard.

If you don’t offer training in-house or through a provider, take a look at our Corporate Membership offer, giving your team the access to a range of member benefits, including our online resource portal, ManagementDirect.
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