Reasons to Join

More and more managers are turning to CMI for tailored career guidance and support, delivered right when they need it.

As a member of CMI, you will benefit from a comprehensive range of products and services. Learn more about these membership resources.

Why become a CMI member?

At CMI, we strive to deliver measurable impact in everything we do. In terms of membership, that means ensuring our members see a tangible return on their investment.

CMI will act as your lifelong professional career partner, providing tailored advice and support, right when you need it. We’ll be there to help you reach your goals.

Below you’ll find the key reasons we believe our membership community continues to grow, and why members renew their membership year after year.

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Join the community and build your support network

The global CMI membership community has over 140,000 managers and leaders who share a vision of better led and managed organisations. Extend your network with like-minded professionals through our face-to-face and digital networking events or get involved with your local CMI community through our regional boards.

Membership offers you the opportunity to connect through our mentoring scheme to senior managers to share skills and experience to help you to develop your management skills.

Influence the next generation of managers and leaders by becoming a CMI Mentor.

  • Exclusive online CPD events to influence and motivate you
  • CMI Regional Boards to get involved within your local area
  • Mentoring scheme to connect with experienced managers and leaders
  • Managers Voice, our thought leadership community where you can have your say and help shape the future of management and leadership
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Mentoring scheme to connect with experienced managers and leaders

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Exclusive live online CPD events to influence and motivate you

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CMI Regional Networks to get involved with in your local area

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Managers Voice, our thought leadership community, where you can have your say and help shape the future of management and leadership

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Access to resources to develop your skills

Focus your efforts and sharpen your skills with the wealth of resources available to you as a CMI member.

Members have access to online learning resources including tips, guides, insights and checklists to support your CPD day-to-day. On-demand digital content and podcasts will keep you at the top of your game, whenever and wherever suits you.

ManagementDirect has 100,000s of reliable and validated management and leadership resources, including company and industry reports, videos, checklists, E-books, and journals such as the Harvard Business Review, with new content being added weekly.

  • Management CPD events and webinars to upskill online
  • Career development resources to help you shape your next career move, including our instant CV assessment and interview simulator tools.
  • CMI’s quarterly magazine, and regular news and updates via email, delivering the latest management trends straight to your inbox.
  • And in the event you’ll ever need it, access to the Redundancy Support Centre.
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Management Masterclass CPD events and webinars to upskill online

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Career development resources including CV assessment and interview tools

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Regular news and updates straight to your inbox

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CMI’s quarterly magazine delivers the latest in management trends.

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And, in the event you’ll ever need it, access to the Redundancy Support Centre

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Career Journey

CMI will be your lifelong career partner, on hand to offer support, guidance, or development opportunities throughout your professional journey.

CMI’s Professional Standard defines the capabilities and performance areas for professional managers, enabling you to identify your strengths and areas to develop to help you maximise your potential.

Evaluate your skills against our Career Journey map and start your personal development journey to becoming a better manager.

  • Tailored development pathway to Chartered Manager
  • CMI’s Professional Standard defines capabilities and performance areas
  • Chartered Companions, a select group of the best leaders in the UK and beyond
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Tailored development pathway to Chartered Manager

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CMI’s Professional Standard defines capabilities and performance areas

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Chartered Companions, a select group of the best leaders in the UK and beyond

Leading in the Covid-19 crisis

During the Coronavirus Pandemic, CMI is maintaining a resource portal for managing and leading your team through the crisis.

Explore our resource hub

Better Managers Manual

The Better Managers Manual is a practical guide filled with tried-and-tested resources to help managers navigate the impacts of Covid-19

Download the manual

What our members say

Find out what CMI members think about their membership, and learn how it’s helping them reach their career goals.

Access to a wealth of management material and CPD resources gives me the skill set to adapt to the working environment. This is the value of being a CMI member.

Corey Kemp
Project Management Officer - Dorset Local Enterprise, Bournemouth University

Being a part of the CMI community has enabled me to not only benefit from accessing world class resources but more crucially, connect and engage with an incredibly diverse community.

Manisha Mistry
Head of Digital Culture - Rolls Royce plc
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