Dual Accreditation HE


A twin win.

What is it?

  • A portfolio of qualifications at different levels from Award to Diploma. Highly regarded by employers as an evidence of a manager’s practical skills
  • Your university courses mapped to our qualifications, enabling you to offer your learners an extra qualification through their existing journey
  • No extra work for learners, making it even more appealing
  • A great way to differentiate your course.



  • Value added accreditation that broadens your university’s appeal to potential learners
  • Helps you stand out in an increasingly competitive education market
  • Highly regarded by employers so will make your learners more employable.

*Faculty that teaches management within their programme.


  • Gain an additional qualification, while they study with you, and additional post-nominals after their name when they graduate
  • Get support from and enjoy the benefits of being a CMI member throughout their studies, with a free year extension after they graduate
  • Upon graduation, students widen their recognition and increase level of employability and transferable skills
  • CMI qualifications fast-track learners into the next stage of their development to become Chartered Managers (CMgr).

CMI and LUMS both seek to create graduates who understand their profession in a serious and multifaceted way. CMI and Lancaster have entered into a collaboration that will generate one of the most enviable academic and professional environments for students to become employable at the highest level.

Bogdan Costea
Programme Director of the BBA (Hons) in Management, Lancaster University Management School

Our student body values the added kudos CMI accreditation gives to their award and it’s significant that in the year of its introduction the NSS score for the question on ‘Quality of the course’ rose significantly from 77% to 85% overall satisfaction.

Andrew Hughes CMgr MCMI
Dean University of the Arts Fashion Business School

*95% say that the partnership with CMI has a positive level of impact on student recruitment and students’ learning experience.

*HE Partner satisfaction Survey
CMI, June 2016

*51% of students say a CMI accreditation played a significant part in their choice of university.

*Student Survey
CMI, February 2017

Tala Saade

Tala Saade- University of the Arts London

Case Study - Dual Accreditation.

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