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CMI Level 5 qualifications

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CMI Level 5 in Leadership & Management downloads

CMBD is a fully approved Chartered Management Institute Centre and is committed to providing the best possible support for its learners. In this section you will find a wealth of information and help. Please explore and ask us if you can't find what you are looking for.

Audio Tutorials to help with Level 5 assignment writing

A general introduction to level 3 and 5 assignments, including guidance on which ones you need to do for your specific qualification.

A detailed look at the research and preparation required to write a level 5 assignment. Uses 5013 'Leadership Practice' as an example. Also covers the basic principles of referencing an assignment. You might also want to download and read Getting started on 5013

Assignment Briefs, mark schemes and direct links to the CMI study resource centre for each Level 5 unit. Note that you will need your user name and password from your CMI registration pack to access the study resources area. Please click the logo below to access Management Direct.

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Assignment briefs and mark schemes for CMI Level 5 candidates. These are the usual certificate units, please email Brent Warren if you require other unit numbers. We recommend that you have a look at the mark schemes as they give a very clear idea of what your assessor will be looking for when your work is marked.

Assignment briefs Level 5

Assignment Brief 5001
Mark Scheme 5001
Management Skills Assessment Template (use this within 5001 to complete AC 1.2)

Assignment Brief 5003
Mark Scheme 5003

Assignment Brief 5013
Mark Scheme 5013

Handouts & links - Useful things to help you complete your Level 5 assignments

CMI New Level 5 Syllabus (Very clear guidance as to what you should be writing in your assignments)
Qualification Factsheet Level 5
CMBD Ltd CMI policies and procedures
Descriptor verbs guide
Getting Started on 5013 (really helpful if you are stuck or just need to get started!)
Task 4 of unit 5013
How to reference in a Word document (link to Microsoft help page)
Diagrams for Level 5 assignments (may be useful but suppliment with your own)

L5 Course Slide Handouts Day 1
L5 Course Slide Handouts Day 2
L5 Course Slide Handouts Day 3
L5 Course Slide Handouts Day 4
L5 Course Slide Handouts Day 5
L5 Course Slide Handouts Day 6

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Useful articles and links for Assignment 5013 in particular

Ralph Gill - Leadership article
Ulrich & Allen 'Grow your own' article
Ulrich et al 'Is Good Leadership the same around them world' article
Ulrich 'The Why Guy' article
Bryson & Crosby 'Leadership for the Common Good'

Articles of particular interest for 5013 Tasks 2 and 3

Are you a good role model? Cranfield Article
CMI Ethics Checklist
The Cultural Web Model
The Leadership Code Ulrich et al (a brief synopsis of the chapters in the book)

General handouts and resources

CMBD Leadership (full handout)
CMBD Team Roles Handout
Max Wideman article on leadership v management
CMBD Motivation Handout
CMBD Negotiation Skills Handout
Knowledge Management Handout
Project Management Handout
Management TNA Individual

General Library

This section contains categorised handouts, workbooks and other downloads that you may find helpful. This library is added to on a regular basis and we hope that you will find it useful and interesting

Managing People

CMBD Motivation
CMBD Leadership (full hand-out)
CMBD Team Roles

Training Needs Analysis Templates

Management TNA Individual
Management TNA Group
Commercial (sales) TNA Individual
Commercial (sales) TNA Group
General TNA Individual
General TNA Group


Improving Operations
Lean Manufacturing and BPR
Basic Planning Principles

Presentation & Communication

Introduction to PR
Presentation Skills - Pre-course briefing
CMBD Presentation Skills Handout
Transactional Analysis Handout

Sales & Negotiation

CMBD Negotiation Skills Handout
Selling Skills - Articles
CMBD Selling Skills Handout
Key Account Management Slides
Key Account Management Handout 1
Key Account Management Handout 2
Key Account Management Handout 3a
Key Account Management Handout 3b
Key Account Management Handout 4
Key Account Management Handout 5
Key Account Management Handout 6
Key Account Management Handout 7
Key Account Management Handout 8
Key Account Management Handout 9
Key Account Management Handout 10
Key Account Management Handout Questionnaire

Personal Effectiveness

30 Ways to save time!

Project Management

PRINCE2 Process Diagrams
PRINCE2 Project Health Checklist
PRINCE2 Slide notes
PRINCE2 Slide set
Project logic diagrams
Project Management - The People notes
Project Management - The Process notes
Project Management - The People slides
Project Management - The Process slides
Max Wideman Project Management Site Link
Project logic box spreadsheet example
Project flow diagram for above

Senior Management

Knowledge Management
Planning & Managing Change
Risk Management
Risk Management Tools
Strategic Planning Handbook

Training, Mentoring & Coaching

Coaching & Mentoring
Train the Trainer Handout