Building managerial careers through CMI Diplomas

By Juliet Price, Park City Consulting
In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, effective leadership and management play a pivotal role in the success of any organisation.

Published in Essex Director Magazine Summer | Autumn 2023

Management Training: The CMI Hub

As a director or business owner, investing in the development of your managers’ skills and knowledge is crucial for nurturing a strong leadership pipeline and supporting succession planning. However, over the past decade, leadership and management practices have witnessed a significant transformation.

Gone are the days when managers were merely expected to oversee day-to-day operations. Today’s managers are expected to be visionary leaders who inspire, motivate and coach their teams, navigate complex challenges, and drive innovation.

Continuous professional development

To meet these evolving and increasing demands, it is imperative for managers to continually build on their skills and acquire a comprehensive understanding of contemporary management principles. As we know, managers are the backbone of any company, responsible for representing and achieving the leadership teams, shareholders or owners’ goals and objectives, including steering the culture and behaviours of the organisation.  Leading teams and driving growth are core activities coupled with so many softer skills.

By investing in your managers’ career development, directors and business owners not only demonstrate their commitment to their employees but also foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement, it also forms part of an organisation’s retention strategy.  

At Park City Consulting, we understand the importance of investing in employees’ professional development to ensure long-term success. That is why we are a CMI-approved centre which offers Level 3 and 5 Diplomas in Management and Leadership. CMI Diplomas offer a structured pathway for managers to enhance their leadership abilities, expand their knowledge base, and develop essential management competencies.

The Chartered Management Institute

Within the realm of leadership and management training, the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) has emerged as a trusted and renowned institution, internationally recognised. CMI diplomas provide a comprehensive curriculum, designed to equip managers with the skills, knowledge, and professional recognition they need to thrive in their careers.

For organisations, supporting managers in pursuing CMI diplomas yields long-term benefits. Investing in their development not only strengthens the skills and capabilities of individual managers but also cultivates a leadership pipeline within the organisation. By aligning your managers’ development with the broader business strategy, organisations can ensure a consistent approach to leadership, drive innovation, and create a culture of high performance.

Our goal is to help business owners and leaders develop their managers, build their skills, and inspire them to reach greater heights in their careers and add much more value to their business. We are passionate about helping businesses grow through engaged employees. Whole management team solutions, or individual managers joining open courses, or even single module learning are all available to align with an investment budget that is guaranteed to deliver added value to your Business.

Visit our CMI Hub to discover more about building a clear career path for your managers.

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Juliet Price is Managing Director at Park City Consulting. Accelerate Your managers’ potential – Visit the CMI Hub now at

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