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CMI Level 3 Leadership & Management Apprenticeship    New!
CMI Level 5 Leadership & Management Apprenticeship    New!

CMI Level 7 in Strategic Management & Leadership (QCF) 6 days
CMI Level 5 in Management & Leadership (QCF) 6 days 
CMI Level 3 in First Line Management (QCF) 6 days
CMI Level 2 In Team Leading (QCF) 3 days

CMI Level 7 Certificate in Leadership Coaching and Mentoring (QCF) 6 days
CMI Level 5 Award in Management Coaching & Mentoring (QCF) 6 days
CMI Level 3 Certificate in Coaching & Mentoring (QCF) 6 days

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Business Improvement Techniques programme
City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Business Improvement Techniques programme

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Courses (scroll down for our extensive range)

Bespoke Training

PPF PLC We are in our 10th year of designing and delivering Summer Management schools for The University of Nottingham on a bespoke basis. The University is a member of The Russell Group and is consistently in the top 10 rankings in the UK.
CMBD have delivered a variety of bespoke courses for PPF Plc. These have ranged from a custom designed graduate entry 4 day management and business awareness course to a one day Train the Trainer event. PPF Plc is a resourcing business with a turnover approaching £100m. The University of Nottingham

Team Building

Whether you want a custom designed day at an activity centre or a simple in-house day for your team, we have the experience and the knowledge to make your event a success. Click the link above for more details.

Rafting on a CMBD team event Kemp Lodge

Business & Management courses 

Managing Excellent Customer Service   New!
Making the Change to Senior Management
Managing Health and Safety
Project Management - The People
Project Management - The Process
Advanced Project Management
Broadcast Crisis and Media Training
Bid and Tender Training

People Skills courses

Leadership Skills
Team Building Skills
Advanced Communication Skills
Coaching Skills for Managers
Management Counselling Skills
Effective People Management
Train the Trainer   New!
Conducting the Appraisal Interview   New!
Equalities & Diversity: A great place to work!   New!
The Art of Performance Management    New!

Personal Effectiveness courses 

How to Deliver Excellent Customer Service   New!
Presentation Skills
Time Management and Personal Effectiveness
Business Writing Skills
The Emotional Intelligence Programme
Emotional Intelligence and Personal Impact
Focus - Finding the Space for Success (Mindfulness)
Personal Effectiveness: Resilience    New!
Personal Effectiveness: Building Positive Relationships    New!

Sales & Marketing courses 

Essential Selling Skills
Understanding Buyer Behaviour
Advanced Selling Skills
Key Account Management at a Strategic Level
Sales Management Skills

Finance courses 

Finance for Non-financial Managers 2 day with business simulation exercise
Finance for Non-financial Managers 1 day introduction
Finance and Accounting for Senior Managers
Planning and Managing Budgets

Business Improvement Techniques courses (BIT's) 

Essential Business Improvement & Problem Solving 1 day course    New!
City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Business Improvement Techniques programme
City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Business Improvement Techniques programme

Business Awareness courses 

'Motor Manufacturing Mayhem'

HR courses 

Recruiting High Performers into Your Business   New!
HR for 1st Line Managers   New!

CMI Chartered Manager Status

Chartered Manager is the most prestigious status that can be achieved in the managerial profession and is viewed by many as the "practical MBA" for a fraction of the cost and time.

CMBD are able to advise on obtaining Chartered Manager Status and provide the coaching and tutoring necessary to pass the professional discussion or written submission requirements. There are a number of different routes that can be taken, experiential, qualified or exemption. Click on the link below for the relevant CMI brochure and please feel free to contact us to discuss the most appropriate route for you.

CMI Chartered Manager

Eagle Burgmann L5 Eagle Burgmann Level 5 course Feb 2014
From left to right: Anthony Parry, David Thornton, Chris Chambers, Gareth Hughes, Philip Holey, Martin Woodman, Ralf Meininger

Chris  "very engaging, interesting, enjoyable and challenging"

Martin  "an enjoyable course with much to learn"

Ralf  "thought-provoking and well tailored learning experience"