New - Level 3 in Principles of Management and Leadership

Qualification information

Level 3 in Principles of Management and Leadership – Launching September 2017

These qualifications are aimed at practising or aspiring managers will supervise or manage a team to achieve clearly defined outcomes. They will set and monitor goals and objectives by providing instruction, direction and guidance. Day to day operational and project activities are a key part of their role.

Award

Providing an overview of the roles and responsibilities required for managers, the Award will develop the skills required for this level of responsibility.

Certificate

The Certificate provides a broader knowledge of skills to help you be more effective in specific management areas, with increased focus on the areas that are most appropriate to your role and organisation.

Diploma

The Diploma gives you a fully comprehensive bank of the skills and knowledge required to be a manager as part of an organisation, as well as the ability to apply your learning in the context of another organisation or industry sector.

Typical units:

  • Principles of Management and Leadership
  • Managing a Team to Achieve Results
  • Building Stakeholder Relationships Using Effective Communication
  • Contributing to the Delivery of a Project
  • Managing Daily Activities to Achieve Results
  • Managing Budgets and Resources
  • Managing Data and Information
  • Managing Own Personal and Professional Development

Assessment

Assessment is normally via practical work-based assignments provided by your Approved Centre. This ensures you minimise time away from work and that you undertake work study which is relevant to your own organisation’s context.

Progression

On successful completion of a Level 3 Qualification in Principles of Management and Leadership, a number of progression opportunities become available:

  • Enhance your professional status by upgrading your CMI membership
  • Progress to other qualifications at the same level (e.g. from Level 3 Award to Level 3 Certificate etc.)
  • Progress to other qualifications at the next level (e.g. from Level 3 Certificate to Level 4 or 5 Certificate)
  • Apply to become a Chartered Manager

Learners who are aspiring to a management role may progress to roles such as:

  • Team Leader
  • Supervisor
  • Project Officer
  • Shift Manager
  • Foreperson

Information documents

 Syllabus  Fact sheet  SFA purpose statement

Pathway Workbooks

Pathways Workbooks: Level 3 Principles of Management and Leadership

Workbook £25 each
Apprenticeship Pathway (8 units) £175 per pack

Order in bulk and take advantage of the following discounts*:

Number of books % discount
1-19 0
20-40 5
41-60 7.5
61-100 10
101-200 12.5
201+ Negotiable

These materials are also available on PDF Licence

Examples of our Level 3 Apprenticeship workbooks can be found below - click on the unit number to view inside:

301
Principles of Management and Leadership

This workbook covers:

  • Understanding how organisations operate setting and meeting personal and work-related objectives 
  • Understanding the management role
  • The application of management and leadership approaches
  • The knowledge, skills and behaviours to be an effective manager

302
Managing a Team to Achieve Results

This workbook covers:

  • Understanding the role and purpose of teams
  • Recognising the characteristics of a high performing team
  • Knowing how to lead, communicate with and motivate a high performing team
  • How to respond to challenges when managing a team proactively
  • How to manage the performance of a team

305
Building Stakeholder Relationships using Effective Communication

This workbook covers:

  • Knowing the purpose of building stakeholder relationships
  • Understanding different channels and types of communication used to build relationships with stakeholders
  • Knowing how to respond to barriers when communicating with stakeholders
  • How to use stakeholder communication

311
Contributing to the Delivery of a Project

This workbook covers:

  • Understanding the role and purpose of projects in an organisation validating and analyse information
  • How projects are developed
  • Knowing how to deliver a project
  • How to monitor progress to ensure successful project delivery

312
Managing Daily Activities to Achieve Results

This workbook covers:

  • Understanding the purpose of daily work activities in the context of an organisation
  • Understanding how to prioritise and set objectives for daily work activities
  • Knowing how to organise and allocate work
  • How to monitor outcomes and respond to problems

314
Managing Budgets and Resources

This workbook covers:

  • Understanding the importance of managing resources in own area of responsibility
  • Understanding the use of budgets in an organisation
  • Understanding how to manage costs within a budget
  • How to monitor and control a budget in own area of responsibility

318
Managing Data and Information

  • Understanding the reasons for collecting data and information
  • Knowing the types and use of data and information used by organisations
  • How to manage data and information
  • Knowing how to interpret data and information and communicate findings

321
Managing Own Personal and Professional Development

This workbook covers:

  • Understanding the benefits of personal and professional development
  • How personal and professional development is informed
  • Knowing how to identify opportunities for personal and professional development
  • How to create and monitor a personal and professional development plan

Pathways Workbooks

The above Pathways Workbooks support the Level 3 Apprenticeship Pathway introduced in September 2017.

To order please call 01536 207379 or email publications@managers.org.uk

*Discounts apply to single orders only. For orders of 20 books/2 packs or more, postage will be charged at cost.

**PDF licences are currently available to CMI Approved Centres However, terms may be negotiated with non-approved organisations on a individual basis. To discuss this further, please contact our Publications team on 01536 207379 alternatively email: publications@managers.org.uk