SMART SKILLS is offering businesses in Devon fully funded training from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI); funded by the European Social Fund.

CMI Unit 301: Principles of Management and Leadership

What will I learn?

Being equipped with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to manage and lead effectively is essential if an individual and their organisation are to succeed. This unit has been designed for learners who want to develop or sharpen their professional edge and enhance personal effectiveness. The unit focuses on the ways organisations operate. The application of management and leadership approaches and how these can positively impact on own role, lead to improved performance, and support teams, colleagues and customers. The aim of the unit CMI 301 is to introduce the foundations for managers, which will be developed throughout all the level 3 units.

Course dates

Wednesdays, 26th April – 24th May 2023, 9.00am-1.00pm


The course is delivered by South Devon College with live taught sessions online via MS Teams and the remainder of the course through self-study.  The assessment method will be a written assignment.