CMI Communications & Management Institute

Introduction

CMI, Communications & Management Institute, is a leading global educational institute, offering specialised real industry part-time Diploma courses, which are internationally recognised.

Since 2003, when CMI was founded, thousands of students have successfully received international and national awards, from CMI, which has enormously boosted their careers.

90% of students can’t be wrong.

Investing in part-time study pays for itself. Over 90% of past students are currently in employment and many hold positions in junior, middle and senior management and others now work in specialised vocational areas.

Your time is precious

Designed to maximise your time, CMI part time classes are held once a week either in the evening or at the weekend. Combined with online learning, most courses are classroom based with some courses offered by distance learning.

Accessible Courses

CMI courses are offered by classroom and also by distance online learning. Live online classes are recorded for later playback and viewing.

Practitioners by Day, masters at Night

CMI lecturing staff, are not your typical teachers. They are working practitioners during the day and masters of their teaching subject at night. They have the experience and qualifications, unrivalled by other educational institutes. CMI lecturers will bring your qualifications and education to the next level.

Relevance to the workplace, is vital

A feature of CMI part time courses is practical assignments and applied learning. In the current difficult environment, it makes sense to invest in a course relevant to the workplace.

International recognition

Several highly distinguished quality awarding bodies have given their stamp of approval to CMI. This is a mark of CMI's quality commitment and guarantee to you. When choosing CMI, you can rest assure that you are choosing the right institute.

Progress to the next level

CMI part time courses are located on various levels of various frameworks depending on the award body and its location. Course are approved by; National Framework of Qualifications NFQ (Republic of Ireland) level 5 to 8; Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation Ofqual (England) level 3- 6; and by the SQA Scottish Qualifications Authority SQA to level 6-10. They are recognised internationally.

At the heart, You

Because CMI is a small personal institute, good communication and a close connection between you and lecturers/ staff will be part of your personal experience.

Achieve a Brighter Future, by Night

Learning at night, is the best way to maximise the use of your time. CMI staff will provide you with impartial advice as to the course most suitable for you. Talk to us To-day and take that step to a brighter future.

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Courses

Online Environmental Studies Course

Online Part time 10 weeks September 2017 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

The <strong>Online Environmental Studies course</strong> is ideal for newcomers to study of the environment and this course is open to people with various backrgounds. It is also suited to individuals working or intending to work in this growing area throughout the UK or abroad and for employees of organisations intending to devise and implement an environment strategy. [+]

The Online Environmental Studies course is ideal for newcomers to study of the environment and this course is open to people with various backrgounds. It is also suited to individuals working or intending to work in this growing area throughout the UK or abroad and for employees of organisations intending to devise and implement an environment strategy. The environment is the burning issue of the 21 century and is now a significant growth area for employment. Large and small organisations are now investing sums of money to meet the stringent environmental laws imposed on them and it is clear looks set to expand. Now more than ever is the time to get a qualification in Environmental Management. Students who feel they have the required level of experience and ability, can effectively by pass this introductory course and achieve direct entry to the NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management . If you wish to gain an industry qualification as an environmental manager, then you may consider applying directly online for the Nebosh Diploma. On the other hand, if you only wish to do an entry level foundation course, then the Environmental Studies certificate course is for you. Course Aims You will learn how to address the causes and put forward solutions to contemporary environmental problems; Analyse current regulation and legislation – internationally, regionally and nationally – to address environmental issues; Independently respond to issues arising from the environment, Understand key practices of environmental management and the processes involved in their implementation. You will learn about the earths natural resources, examine the relationship between population and the environment, define sustainable development and Agenda 21, explore the greenhouse effect and understand the difference between conservation and preservation. You will also examine UK Law and Regulation, Ethics and the keys areas of an Environmental Impact Assessment. The course also provides you with the ability to implement current best practices of environmental management and is an excellent preparation for the NEBOSH Environmental Management Diploma which is also offered by CMI. You will also examine the environment in relation to Law and Regulation, Ethics and the how to devise an Environmental Impact Assessment. Students will be able to debate international protocol, regulation and legislation that guide the resolution of these issues. This Environmental Studies course will provide you with the ability to implement current best practices of environmental management. Award: Environmental Studies Award Body: CMI and QQI The fee for this programme is £ 885. The fee includes all tuition, registration, assessment and online notes. Applicants are required to pay a minimum deposit of £300 to secure a place on the programme. The balance of fees are due on or before programme commencement. Terms & Conditions apply. DISTANCE COURSE Start: 27 APR 2015, Full set of notes. FULL Tutor Support End: JULY 2015 & Project Submission Places are limited for this programme. This course is open to people from any educational background and with various levels of work experience. If you are anxious about your eligibility, please contact CMI and a representative will be more than happy to help you chose the right course for you. Environmental Course Assessment The assessment is in the form of a project (50% of marks) and a 3 hour exam (50% of marks). Progression: Upon completion of the course, students may wish to pursue a degree in the subject. Career paths open to current graduates include: hydrologist, environmental planning, green investment planning, environmental ecologist, ecological modeler, environmental chemist, conservation scientist, forester, atmospheric scientist or geoscientist. Many of these jobs are with government agencies, while others are with private firms and nonprofit organisations. Can I progress on to do a Diploma in Environmental Management? Yes CMI offer all graduates of this course progression on to do a NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management. Am I qualified to be an environmental manager after this course? You will be qualified do be an environmental manager after completing the Nebosh Diploma. The environmental studies provides you with a solid foundation in the subject, but it is not enough on its own to allow you to become an environmental manager. [-]

Online Fashion Buying & Merchandising Course

Online Part time 3 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

The <strong>Online Fashion Buying & Merchandising FETAC</strong> level 5 course is a comprehensive course designed for aspiring fashion planners, fashion buyers, merchandisers, retail managers and those involved in fashion sales promotion. It is an excellent choice for anybody interested in adding new skills to their existing role or who wish a career change or to gain employment. [+]

The Online Fashion Buying & Merchandising FETAC level 5 course is a comprehensive course designed for aspiring fashion planners, fashion buyers, merchandisers, retail managers and those involved in fashion sales promotion. It is an excellent choice for anybody interested in adding new skills to their existing role or who wish a career change or to gain employment. The Fashion Buying & Merchandising course is delivered by qualified and skilled professionals who offer unique insights and years of experience in fashion merchandising and buying. This course ensures you gain practical insights into the exciting world of fashion retailing, buying and merchandising. Fashion Buyers have an important role withing the retail sector, from observing the latest trends, to choosing the right product line, to arranging continuity of supply for that season, to final product decision making. The complex and challenging nature of this role involves negotiating the best prices and during the course you will have the opportunity to participate in mock negotiation scenarios. You will be encouraged to attend trade shows, fashion shows and other events during the course, to ensure you are aware of the latest trends in men, women's or children's wear and other product lines. You will engage in trend forecasting to ensure that the season's collections match with consumer expectations. An important aspect of the course is learning to know the customer. You will study the market context in which fashion buyers and merchandisers operate, along with the commercial viability. The role the customer plays in influencing and informing buying is essential and you will learn new techniques in customer profiling. There is no exam but an emphasis on practical assessment which you will find highly engaging . You will be required to prepare a project around an organisation of your choice as well as a Collection of work made up of completed assignments made up throughout the course. Course Aims To provide you with critical understanding of : Relationships between retailers, buyers, manufacturers and customers Characteristics, processes and terms involved in fashion merchandising Role and impact of customer profiling Range of current factors and influences which affect the fashion cycle Different types of retailing organisations Organisation charts which illustrate roles and staffing within a retail store Seasonal calendars, range plans, and financial range plans Boards with customer profiles and/or factors which are influencing the cycle of fashion The purpose and activities of promotion Market analysis and promotional plan for a fashion retailer Analyse the importance of visual, technical and aesthetic qualities when presenting work Award(s): Fashion Buying & Merchandising FETAC level 5 Component Award Award Body: QQI - FETAC - Further Education Training & Awards Council Classes: 10 weeks Start: February 2016 End: May 2016 Open to people from a wide variety of backgrounds. AM I Eligible? Yes CMI accepts applications from persons from various work and qualification backgrounds. There are no pre-requisites to apply for this course. What do I get doing the course? A complete Complete set of Course Notes for each unit is yours to have when you join the course. Access to online resources is available through a secure login page. What are the progression routes? You can automatically progress on to the Managing the Supply Chain Diploma level 6 upon satisfactory completion of this course. [-]

Advanced Diploma

Online Procurement & Supply Advanced Diploma

Online Part time 8 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

The <strong> Online Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply</strong> is a UK level 5 advanced chartered qualification awarded by the prestigious CIPS, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (UK). This procurement and supply chain management course is designed for intermediate to senior procurement and supply professionals who have completed the Diploma level 4 UK CIPS qualification. This course will bring your learning to the next advanced stage. Exploration into management, risk management and managing supply chain performance will ensure you can deal with any possible issues that may arise and affect the supply chain. [+]

CIPS –The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply is the world’s leading procurement and supply chain management institute. Become a Chartered Purchasing Supply executive knowing you have the backing from the Global leaders. The Online Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply is a UK level 5 advanced chartered qualification awarded by the prestigious CIPS, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (UK). This procurement and supply chain management course is designed for intermediate to senior procurement and supply professionals who have completed the Diploma level 4 UK CIPS qualification. This course will bring your learning to the next advanced stage. Exploration into management, risk management and managing supply chain performance will ensure you can deal with any possible issues that may arise and affect the supply chain. The newest feature of this course is Live Online classes. Live online classes allow you to interact and ask questions while listening to your lecturer deliver their class live online. If you are unable to make the session, all live classes are recorded for revision and playback purposes. They are available for both classroom and distance students. Course Aims The Procurement and Supply course will examine diverse purchasing management practices, the importance of organisational structures, managing different cultures, techniques to deal with conflict within teams and between individuals. Plans to overcome human resistance to change and to implement change successfully will be explored. An analysis of potential sources of risk to organisations and identify strategic, operational and project based areas of risk. Students will also learn to Analyse purchasing activities and explain how to manage them to assure an organisation meets its objectives. Evaluate different negotiation strategies, styles and levels in different supply chain contexts. Progression Successful graduates will hold the title Adv.Dip.PS after their name. Upon completion of the Advanced Diploma, students are eligible to pursue the Graduate Diploma level 6 UK in Purchasing & Supply and gain full membership of CIPS. Award: Advanced Diploma in Procurement & Supply Level: 5 UK Ofqual Award Body: CIPS, Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (UK) Distance Learning Cost The distance learning course is 6 months in duration and costs £1,700 which includes books and access to lecture notes, past exam papers and online study resources. The distance course can be started at anytime, however exam sittings are fixed. This fee excludes CIPS Registration and Exam fees which must be paid directly to CIPS. An optional weekend seminar covering each module, each term is available. Registration Students must register and be a member of CIPS before sitting exams. Registration fee is 140 Stg. Only students registered as CIPS members can enrol for January and May exams. Duration: 8 Months Starts: February 2016 Am I eligible for this course? Eligible students must have started and fully or partially completed the Diploma in Procurement & Supply from CIPS through CMI. It is available through Distance learning and by classroom learning. Students who still have one or more modules to complete can still progress on to do the Advanced diploma. The Advanced diploma award is not released however until all modules from the Diploma have been successfully completed. Eligibility This course is open to people from any educational background and with various levels of work experience. Students must have completed the CIPS level 6 Purchasing & Supply Diploma to be eligible for entry to this course. Exemptions are only achieved for exact course modules completed in another institute. If you are anxious about your eligibility, please contact CMI and a representative will be more than happy to address your concerns What is the progression options? Successful graduates will hold the title Dip.PSM after their name. Students are eligible to pursue the CIPS Advanced Diploma level 7 and Graduate Diploma level 8 in Purchasing & Supply and gain full membership of CIPS. 90% of students do progress to the next stage. CIPS Procurment & Supply Chain Management Progression Routes Professional Diploma in Procurement & Supply CIPS level 8 Advanced Diploma in Procurement & Supply CIPS level 7 Diploma in Procurement & Supply CIPS level 6 Become a Chartered Purchasing & Supply Professional [-]

Graduate Diploma

Online Graduate Diploma in Management

Online Full time 1 year September 2017 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

The aim of the <strong>Online Graduate Diploma in Management</strong> is to provide you with the key forward planning and strategic skills that is necessary to be a competent manager. You will learn the thinking behind best management practice and will be able to identify the fundamental driving forces behind successful businesses and organisations... [+]

Online Graduate Diploma in Management The aim of the Online Graduate Diploma in Management is to provide you with the key forward planning and strategic skills that is necessary to be a competent manager. You will learn the thinking behind best management practice and will be able to identify the fundamental driving forces behind successful businesses and organisations. Most importantly, you will learn the qualities required to be an effective leader of an organisation, which helps motivate staff and drive the organisation to meet its targets and objectives. The purpose of the Diploma is to take you to a higher understanding of management processes and procedures by linking Business, Management theory, financial management, HR, leadership & other key areas of management together. The Graduate Diploma in Management is an internationally recognised higher level 6 UK qualification (which is broadly equivalent to level 8 in Ireland) and allows further progression to level 9. The qualification is awarded by ATHE - Awards for Training and Higher Education (UK) and is internationally recognised and regulated by Ofqual. Course Aims The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Management is to provide you with the key forward planning and strategic skills that is necessary to be a competent manager. You will learn the thinking behind best management practice and will be able to identify the fundamental driving forces behind successful businesses and organisations. Clear guidelines are set out for effective management by helping participants develop their own management style, manage information and communication, plan and manage resources and recruitment as well as competently manage finances. Assessment There is no written exams for this course. The principle method of learning is through practical applied learning in the form of assignments, case studies, and research projects. Successful students can progress to do a level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management with CMI and/or to a Master’s Degree from a range of recognised third level colleges. Award: Diploma in Management Level: 6 UK (broadly equivalent to level 8 in Ireland) Award Body: ATHE - Awards for Training and Higher Education (UK) Modules There are 9 key subject areas to cover: 1. Leadership & Management 2. Research Project 3. HR Management 4. Strategic Marketing 5. Personal Leadership and Management Development 6. Financial Decision Making for Managers 7. Project Management 8. Economics for Business 9. Strategic Planning Fees The total cost of the course is 2,750 Euro which includes exam fees of 300 euro. The fee is payable in advance of course commencement. Please note places are limited and online booking must be submitted by the deadline date. Entry Requirements Applicants should note that the following entrance qualifications are recommended for those wishing to undertake this programme: A First degree A Higher National Diploma in Business Studies. Applicants over the age of 21 who do not hold one of the required entrance qualifications may register for the programme providing they have been in full-time employment for a minimum of three years, ideally from a business or supervisory or managerial position. What is the progression options? Progression: Successful graduates will hold the title Grad.Dip.Mgmt after their name. Graduates can pursue a Level 7 UK /level 9 Post Grad Qualification in Management with CMI or pursue an MBA or MBS in any leading university. The course offers a wide variety of management and business career options. [-]

Diploma

Online Chartered Diploma in Management & Leadership

Online Part time 10 weeks September 2017 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

<strong>The Online Chartered Diploma in Management and Leadership</strong> explores best management practices and the latest strategies for leading teams. In order to become an effective manager, you need to learn how to manage. There is an emphasis on practical management skills and applied learning and this make it a powerful and transformational learning experience. [+]

The Online Chartered Diploma in Management and Leadership explores best management practices and the latest strategies for leading teams. In order to become an effective manager, you need to learn how to manage. There is an emphasis on practical management skills and applied learning and this make it a powerful and transformational learning experience. The Online Chartered Diploma in Management and Leadership will provide you with the latest approaches to effectively manage a team and achieve results through people. You will learn what is strategic leadership and understand the dynamics of team performance and monitoring. The Online Chartered Diploma in Management & Leadership is awarded by the Chartered Management Institute. This is an international recognsied level 7 (NFQ) qualification which will advance your career in this field. Course Aims The course deals with 6 core areas including Managing Organisational Culture, Ethical Organisational Management, Planning a Change Process, Leading Equality and Dieversity, Personal Development as a Strategic Manager, Managerial Decision Making. The main form of assessment is assignments led and supported by your tutor. There are no exams. The total cost of the course is £950. The fee includes all tuition, registration, assesement and online notes. Applicants are required to pay a minimum deposit of £300 through our online booking form to secure a place on the programme. The balance of fees are due on or before programme commencement. Terms & Conditions apply. Award: Chartered Diploma in Management & Leadership Award Body: Chartered Management Institute (UK) Qualification: CMI Diploma in Management and Leadership (QCF) Level: 6 NQF UK (formally aligned to level 7 on NFQ in Ireland) Duration: 10 weeks part time Start: February 2016 End: May 2016 Places are limited for this programme. This course is open to people from any educational background and with various levels of work experience. If you are anxious about your eligibility, please contact CMI and a representative will be more than happy to help you chose the right course for you [-]

Online CSI & Criminology Diploma

Online Part time 3 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

The<strong> Online Diploma in CSI & Criminology</strong> provides you with a comprehensive insight into the process of crime scene investigation and the study of criminology. It is a fascinating course that is divided into the study of Crime Scene Investigation which involves the processing of crimes and the study of criminal law, Criminology. [+]

The Online Diploma in CSI & Criminology provides you with a comprehensive insight into the process of crime scene investigation and the study of criminology. It is a fascinating course that is divided into the study of Crime Scene Investigation which involves the processing of crimes and the study of criminal law, Criminology. Areas covered include Crime Detection and investigation, forensic investigation techniques, forensic science and DNA, profiling and the criminal justice system. Two key areas are delivered by two highly qualified distinguished lecturers who specialise in the areas of ; Criminology, and Crime Scene Investigation. The newest feature of this course is Pre recorded non edited classes. You can playback the recording anytime that is convenient to you as all live classes are recorded for revision and playback purposes. CSI Criminology Course Aims The Criminology part of the course examines the Criminal Justice system, criminal courts, offences against the person, criminal law and various types of crimes. The Forensic Investigation part of the course examines the traces left behind from crime scenes and the clues and evidence which can be examined. This is a fascinating area and looks at fingerprints, blood samples, the role of DNA, photographic evidence, firearms and residue. Crime Scene Investigation - Learning Outcomes Learners will be able to: Understand Forensic Science and identify physical evidence of a crime such as Blood, fibres, fingerprints Learn the steps involved in Crime Scene examination and recovery of trace evidence Identify impressions as Evidence: Toolmarks, Footwear, Firearms and Fingerprints. Identification of Body fluids, Confirmatory tests, Bloodstain Pattern Analysis (BPA) Explore DNA sampling and DNA profiling Outline examination of Questioned Documents Forensic Pathology and Human Identification; Death of victims CSI Kits and their application Criminology - Learning Outcomes Learn the definitions of a crime, criminology and what does it involve, role of criminologist. Understand penology and different theories of criminology Outline the structure of the Criminal Justice System Understand the link between drug use and crime Examine sentencing and imprisonment Study of Gender and Crime; Feminist criminologist theory; Strain, Control and Biological theory Methods of recording crime, CSO and Media Statistics The Criminal Justice Act and The Criminal Assets Bureau Act Modern day phenomenon of white collar crime Progression: Many Former graduates from there on to work in national and international police forces from Northern Ireland to Metropoliton Police in the UK to Police in America and Australia. Some have been appointed to roles in the Welfare Service, Forensic Science Laboratories, Psychologists/Counsellors, Youth Offender workers and as civilian crime scene investigators in UK and USA. Others have decided to pursue further study and Degrees in Law, Social work, Biological Sciences, Sociology. Award: CSI & Criminology Diploma Award Body: CMI The fee for the CSI, Criminology & Forensic Psychology Diploma course is £855. The fee includes all tuition, registration, assessment and online notes. Applicants are required to pay a minimum deposit of £300 to secure a place on the programme. The balance of fees are due on or before programme commencement. Mode: Online Learning Start: February 2016 Duration: 3 months Am I eligible for this course? This course is open to people from any educational background and with various levels of work experience. There is no pre course requirements. If you are anxious about your eligibility, please contact CMI and a representative will be more than happy to help you chose the right course for you. Why choose CMI? The Online Diploma in Criminology & Forensic Psychology course is awarded by CMI. The course leads to a LEVEL 5 FETAC Component Award in Criminology. A FETAC Award is recognised under the NFQ, National Framework of Qualifications. CMI are a registered Provider and are quality approved by FETAC – Further Education Training and Awards Council. Please be aware courses offered by other colleges may not be recognised under the NFQ - National Framework of Qualifications. Since 2004, CMI has built an excellent reputation with employers as one of Irelands leading educators in Law, Criminal Law and Forensic Psychology. CMI's five strong lecturing team include a Specialist Forensic Doctor working in the GARDA HQ laboratory, a Garda Sergeant and head of a Crime Scene Unit, a Criminal Barrister and a specialist in Criminology who is chair of a young juvenile detention board. The panel brings over 50 years of combined crime scene and forensic investigation experience aswell as experience working with young juvenlies and working in the criminal courts. [-]

Online Diploma in Retail Operations Management

Online Part time 3 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

This <strong>Online Diploma in Retail Operations Management</strong> course is designed to provide you with the latest retail management knowledge and skills from operations to how to run a profitable retail store. [+]

This Online Diploma in Retail Operations Management course is designed to provide you with the latest retail management knowledge and skills from operations to how to run a profitable retail store. Every time you enter a retail store in the UK, your shopping experience has been extensively planned, from the items you see for sale to the layout and design of the store. Many times these decisions are made by someone working in retail operations, or the area of retail concerned with the day-to-day functions of stores. Retail operations concerns working in all types of retail stores, from small stores with only a handful of workers to large chain stores with hundreds of employees. If you're interested in a career in this field, remember that you'll probably need to have strong communication skills and the ability to handle difficult customers. If you're already working in the field and are interested in learning more or advancing, you can advance your skills and qualifications with this excellent Diploma in Retail Operations Management. Course Aims The aim of this Retail course, is to introduce you to the retail strategies and tactics that make a successful retail operation. In this retail course, you will learn, the consumer buyer process, supply chain management, negotiation and how to manage staff effectively. Processes such as retail buying, transportation and distribution, location and store design are considered. After successful completion you will be able to integrate theory and practice and better manage various retail functions and operations. Areas also covered include store operations, merchandising, marketing, advertising and promotions, customer relations, managing people, inventory control, finance, and supply chain; as well as how to grow the business. The programme tutor is an experienced retail practitioners and qualified lecturer with years of experience in retail management. Students should be able to: Describe and evaluate the key factors of retail operations management. Explain the management processes behind the stages of retail operations Compare and contrast the various tactical approaches of different retailers. Conduct research via a variety of methods used in retail management. Communicate effectively by written and oral means. Work effectively in teams. Award(s): Diploma in Retail Operations Management Award Body(s): CMI The total cost of the course is £855.00.The fee includes all online notes, registration, and assessment fees. Applicants are required to pay a minimum deposit of £300 to secure a place on the programme. The balance of fees are due on or before programme commencement. Terms & Conditions apply. Duration: 10 weeks, part time, Start: February 2016 , Home Study 5 + Hours Home Study per week End of Course : May 2016 Am I eligible ? Due to the broad nature of people who enter retail operations management, this course is open to people with various educational backgrounds and with various levels of work experience. What are my option after this course? Yes this course is an entry level diploma and will allow you to progress to any of our range of management and business graduate and post graduate courses. Progression Successful graduates will hold the title Dip.Op.Retail.Mgmt. after their name. Students can progress on to complete a Degree in Business or Management or Retail Management . Graduates of the course may pursue careers in business, management, recruitment, business coaching, counselling or psychology. [-]

Online Environmental Management Diploma - NEBOSH

Online Part time 10 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

The <strong>Online NEBOSH Environmental Management Diploma</strong> course is designed to develop your skills and qualifications in Environmental Management and is suited to people with little or no experience and to aspiring environmental professionals. [+]

The Online NEBOSH Environmental Management Diploma course is designed to develop your skills and qualifications in Environmental Management and is suited to people with little or no experience and to aspiring environmental professionals. Reducing costs and at the same time eliminating potential damage to the environment has become a priority. The demand for qualified environmental managers to advise and monitor on environmental management systems, appropriate to various organisations ranging from hotels to waste treatment plants has increased dramatically. It is the Environmental Managers role to advise and monitor on environmental management systems, appropriate to various companies and organisations ranging from factories to restaurants, hospitals and chemical plants. This demand will continue to grow as the ‘Green agenda’ is implemented across various sectors of the economy. The Online Diploma in Environmental Management awarded by NEBOSH, National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (UK) will provide environmental managers with the knowledge to discharge their duties professionally. The syllabus is based on latest NEBOSH's version. The newest feature of this course Online recorded classes. All classes are recorded for revision and playback purposes. Why become an Environmental Manager? Many organisations throughout the UK now understand the need to reduce their carbon footprint. Reducing costs and at the same time eliminating potential damage to the environment has become a priority. Successfully tendering for contracts requires effective Environmental management systems. The impact of environmental management, has far reaching implications for organisations not just financially, but morally and legally also. Environmental legislation particularly from EU directives, is legally enforeceable opening organisations to criminal prosecution. The Environment Protection Agency is a very active enforcement office and the opportunities for careers within environmental management is ever growing. This Diploma will facilitate individuals charged with environmental management responsibilities to discharge their duties successfully. Is the qualification recognised? The NEBOSH Environmental Diploma has been designed to be at the same level as the NEBOSH National Diploma which is rated at level 10 on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF). Distance Students As a CMI student you will get immediate access to: Online Pre recorded Classes Online Study resources (comprehensive course notes covering each unit) Past Exam Papers Sample Projects & Guidelines & Support Access to your own Environmental Support Tutor (by email and phone) Access to online tests to test knowledge after completing each unit Distance Learning tutor support delivered by Environmental Management experts Key Text Book Why Chose CMI? 1. CMI delivers this course over one year part-time to provide an incremental approach to learning, so that you are well prepared to successfully pass the ED 1 exam. In a recent survey at CMI, 95% of our students passed the ED 2 Project first time. We believe that students benefit greatly from this approach. 2. CMI deliberately avoids the ‘boot camp approach’ where other providers offer the course over a very short time of a few weeks and days. Too much is covered in a short time leading to poor retention, poor results and lack of understanding of course material by course participants. Award: Environmental Management Diploma Award Body: NEBOSH - National Examination Body in Occupational Safety and Health Level : 10 SQF Scottish Framework Level & Credentials The NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management is set at level 10 under the Scottish SCQF Framework (NQF) and is broadly comparable to a Level 8 Higher Diploma on the NQAI, National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland. Holders of this qualification may use the designatory letters EnvDipNEBOSH after their name. In addition holders of the Environmental Management Diploma are eligible for Associate Membership of IIRSM,International Institute of Risk and Safety Management. Graduates of the Diploma fulfil the qualification requirements for non-chartered Membership of CIWEM. CIWEM is the Chartered Institution of Water & Environmental Management and the qualification allows graduates meet the requirements for Technician Membership (TechCIWEM). The NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management entites the post-nominal designation (MCIWEM). Progression onto chartered membership is a further opportunity. Graduate can also do one further exam with IEMA, to get Associate Membership of the prestgious Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) Start: February 2016 End Date: September 2016 Duration: FEB 2015 - SEP 2015 The course fee is £1,610 (includes online notes, live online classes, online support and past papers and £300 NEBOSH exam and registration fees). Distance learning students are invited to attend a revision seminar . There are no barriers to entry to the NEBOSH Diploma programme. Delegates will be asked to complete a pre-course application form to demonstrate prior learning and experience. It is recommended students who have no experience do the Environemntal Studies course offered by CMI first but this is not mandatory. [-]

Online Logistics & Supply Chain Management Subject Diploma

Online Part time 3 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

The <strong>Online Logistics and Supply Chain management Single Subject Diploma</strong> course is an excellent foundation course which covers the latest concepts of logistics and supply chain management. This course is designed to allow you direct entry to the CIPS Purchasing & Supply Diploma course and is ideal for logistics and transport personnel and anyone interested, in developing a successful career in this growing area. Despite the downturn, the demand for experienced and qualified supply chain management executives has actually increased. [+]

The Online Logistics and Supply Chain management Single Subject Diploma course is an excellent foundation course which covers the latest concepts of logistics and supply chain management. This course is designed to allow you direct entry to the CIPS Purchasing & Supply Diploma course and is ideal for logistics and transport personnel and anyone interested, in developing a successful career in this growing area. Despite the downturn, the demand for experienced and qualified supply chain management executives has actually increased. Course Aims This aim of the Logistics and Supply Chain Management single subject diploma course is to provide you with the knowledge, skills and competence to effectively manage the supply chain and logistics function of any large or small organisation. Supply chain management involves purchasing and procurement, sourcing reliable suppliers across the globe and maintaining continuity of supply at the right price. Logistics involves a wide range of activities including inventory management, warehousing, distribution, transport, and customer service. The course covers both logistics and supply, at foundation level and will provide you with the latest techniques to implement cost savings, necessary to gain competitive advantage. Progression Many graduates of this entry level course progress directly to the CIPS Diploma in Purchasing & Supply and enter into careers in; Supply chain management for large and small retailers; Logistics Service operators such as DHL, Fedex and TNT where focus on delivery and excellent customer service is essential for the effective movement of goods across the globe; Logistics for manufacturing companies which involves procurement, warehousing, distribution and transport. Course is offered online and by distance. Distance learning students gain access to CMI online learning platform with weekly course notes, past exam papers and online live recorded classes. Award: Logistics & Supply Chain Management Single Subject Diploma Award Body: ICM, Institute of Commercial Management (UK) The total cost of the course is £855. The fee includes all registration, assessment, online study resources and online notes. Applicants are required to pay a minimum deposit of £300 to secure a place on the programme. The balance of fees are due on or before programme commencement. Terms & Conditions apply. Duration: 10 weeks, part time, Start: February 2016 As this is an entry level foundation course, CMI welcome bookings from students from all work and educational backgrounds. CMI course acceptance is based on review of details you submit in the online booking form [-]

Online Procurement & Supply Diploma

Online Part time 6 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

The <strong>Online Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain</strong> course is awarded by the prestigious CIPS, Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply. Designed for those who aspire to work as Chartered Procurement & Supply professionals, this is the primary step on the route to the Professional Diploma in Purchasing & Supply level 6 UK and full Membership of CIPS. [+]

The Online Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain course is awarded by the prestigious CIPS, Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply. Designed for those who aspire to work as Chartered Procurement & Supply professionals, this is the primary step on the route to the Professional Diploma in Purchasing & Supply level 6 UK and full Membership of CIPS. Due to the chartered nature of the award, graduates will be in an excellent position to capitalise on national and multi-national career opportunities, here in Ireland and abroad. This course enables you to develop knowledge and skills in purchasing and supply and most importantly develop solutions to unpredictable problems. You will learn how poor procurement decisions can lead to financial collapse of organisations while good procurement can enhance profitability and ensure long term growth. This procurement and supply chain managment course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to save on costs and run an efficient purchasing and supply operation. You will have the opportunity to evaluate and use information to develop strategies, examine case scenarios and demonstrate effective judgement skills in planning, procurement and supply activity. The Online Diploma in Procurement & Supply course is recognised on the UK framework by Ofqual at level 4 UK. If you have no procurement or supply chain management experience, it is advisable you consider doing the Logistics and Supply Chain Management Foundation course with CMI first, but that is not mandatory. The newest feature of this course is Pre recorded Online classes. The addition of Live online classes allows you to interact and ask questions while listening to your lecturer deliver their class live online. If you are unable to make the session all live classes are recorded for revision and playback purposes. The Online Diploma in Procurement & Supply course is recognised throughout the United Kingdom and internationally in over 110 countries. The Diploma is awarded by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (UK). and is recognised to level 4 in UK by Ofqual under the National Qualifications framework. Course Aims: Upon course completion, you will be able to: Apply a variety of terms to contracts, and understand different contractual terms, that affect direct and indirect spending. You will learn to plan, prepare and undertake effective negotiations, achieving best value within the supply chain. Apply a range of techniques to monitor the performance of different suppliers, examining financial performance, and make suggestions for future improvements. Develop new relationships, manage existing relationships and exploit opportunities, that will maximise the supply chain. Award: Procurement & Supply Diploma Level : 4 UK Ofqual Award Body: CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply CMI Distance Learning Fee £1,610 + CIPS Fees 565Stg The distance learning course is 6 months in duration and costs £1,610 which includes books and access to lecture notes, past exam papers and online study resources. The distance course can be started at dates advertised. Exam sittings are fixed. This fee excludes CIPS Registration and Exam fees which must be paid directly to CIPS. An optional exam preparation seminar covering each module, is available for distance students to attend at the end of each term . Registration Students must register and be a member of CIPS before sitting exams. Registration fee is 140 Stg. Join Online & Click here to register. Only students registered as CIPS members can enrol for January & May & July exams in 2013. Exam Enrolment Deadline: November 2012 for January 2013 exams. Exam Fees Only students with membership of CIPS, can register directly to do exams. It is 90 Stg per exam enrolment ( 5 exams in total ) which is to be paid directly online to CIPS. Click here for CIPS Exam Enrolment Form. Students from UK Centres/Overseas Students who studied 1 or more modules at a CIPS approved centre in the UK or elsewere can sit the CIPS exams at CMI's approved exam centre, Dublin, Ireland. The cost is 75euro per exam sitting arranged with CMI. Please phone CMI Assessments, T: 00 353 1 4927070 or email info@cmi-ireland.com. Students will still need to register with CIPS and pay the necessary exam enrolments fees by the CIPS exam deadline date as is usual. Mode: Distance Summer Semester Start: Tuesday 28 APR 2015 Times: 18.30 - 21.30 Exams: JULY 2015 Duration: 12 weeks Autumn Semester Start: October 2015 Times: 18.30 - 21.30 Exams: JAN 2016 Duration: 12 weeks Registration Students must register and be a member of CIPS before sitting exams. Registration fee is 140 Stg. Only students registered as CIPS members can enroll for exams . CMI welcome bookings from students from all work and educational backgrounds. CMI course acceptance is based on review of details you submit in the online booking form. [-]

Online Procurement & Supply Professional Diploma

Online Part time 6 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

The <strong>Online Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply</strong> is a level 6 UK post graduate qualification which is awarded by the prestigous CIPS, Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. This course is designed for middle and senior purchasing and supply managers who have completed the Diploma level 4 and Advanced Diploma level 5 CIPS qualifications. This course will bring your learning together to a new level. [+]

The Online Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply is a level 6 UK post graduate qualification which is awarded by the prestigous CIPS, Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. This course is designed for middle and senior purchasing and supply managers who have completed the Diploma level 4 and Advanced Diploma level 5 CIPS qualifications. This course will bring your learning together to a new level. At this level, critical thinking is encouraged on contemporary issues in supply chain management and rigorous focus on solutions and application of understanding. A focus on case studies is a significant feature at this level. The Procurement Supply course aims to provide you with both a theoretical and practical understanding of issues affecting the business environment and the purchasing and supply chain function. The newest feature of this course is Live Online classes. Live online classes allow you to interact and ask questions while listening to your lecturer deliver their class live online. If you are unable to make the session, all live classes are recorded for revision and playback purposes. They are available for both classroom and distance students. Course Aims You will acquire leadership skills to enable you to lead and provide direction to all stakeholders within the supply chain. You will also learn to manage change and evaluate the risks associated with various models of supply chain structures. The work based project option is excellent as it enables you to gain a deeper understanding of supply chain theory. A project management understanding and worldview of SCM will also be acquired. Finance in relation to the decision-making process, will be analysed, so that you can lead organisations into increased profitability. Benefits of CIPS membership Each level of CIPS courses, offers different membership. Level 4 students are required to become student members to register for exams. To gain full membership of CIPS (MCIPS), at least three years’ experience in a position of responsibility in procurement and supply is required. Access to the latest online resources, past papers, notes is provided. Every month you will receive Supply Management magazine as part of your membership benefits. You can also access an online daily news update. CIPS –The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply is the world’s leading purchasing and supply institute. Become a Chartered Purchasing & Supply executive knowing you have the backing from the Global leaders. Award: Professional Diploma in Procurement & Supply level 6 UK Award Body: CIPS Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply Distance Learning Cost The distance learning course is 6 months in duration and costs £1,700 which includes books and access to lecture notes, past exam papers and online study resources. The distance course can be started at anytime, however exam sittings are fixed. This fee excludes CIPS Registration and Exam fees which must be paid directly to CIPS. An optional weekend seminar covering each module, each term is available. Registration Students must register and be a member of CIPS before sitting exams. Registration fee is 140 Stg. Only students registered as CIPS members can enrol for January and May exams. Starts: February 2016 Only open to students who have completed the Advanced Diploma in Procurement & Supply - CIPS. Note: MINIMUM class SIZE Required Eligibility This course is open to people who have already completed or partially completed the CIPS Diploma or Advanced Diploma with CMI . Bookings are now being taken for this course due to start in October 2013. Students who still have one or more modules to complete from the Advanced diploma can still progress on to do the Professional diploma. The Professional diploma award is not released however until all modules from the Advanced Diploma & Diploma have been successfully completed. What is the progression options? Progression Successful graduates will hold the title Dip.PSM after their name. Students are eligible to pursue the CIPS Advanced Diploma level 7 and Graduate Diploma level 8 in Purchasing & Supply and gain full membership of CIPS. 90% of students do progress to the next stage. CIPS Purchasing & Supply Chain Management Progression Routes Become a Chartered Purchasing & Supply Professional !!! Professional Diploma in Procurement & Supply CIPS level 8 Advanced Diploma in Procurement & Supply CIPS level 7 Diploma in Procurement & Supply CIPS level 6 [-]

Online Quality Management Diploma

Online Part time 11 - 16 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

The <strong>Online Diploma in Quality Management</strong> course is an internationally recognised qualification and is the only chartered qualification of its kind offered in the United Kingdom. The course is delivered through online learning and offers you the latest knowledge and skills to plan and manage the quality management function of an organisation. [+]

The Online Diploma in Quality Management course is an internationally recognised qualification and is the only chartered qualification of its kind offered in the United Kingdom. The course is delivered through online learning and offers you the latest knowledge and skills to plan and manage the quality management function of an organisation. Suitable for professionals working in services or product sectors through the UK, London, Birmingham and other major cities. Past students have come from health, pharma, production plant sectors and related areas. The Online Diploma in Quality Management course is recognised by Ofqual to level 5 in England. You will learn how to best optimise quality in the context of different types of organisations and structures. If you wish to attain a recognised chartered qualification. then this course is for you. The newest feature of this course is Live Online classes and precorded classes. Live Online classes allow you to interact and ask questions while listening to your lecturer deliver their class live online. If you are unable to make the session, all live classes are recorded for revision and playback purposes. Typically, students come from a range of diverse backgrounds, some aspire to work as quality managers and others work in disciplines that engage with, or support the quality function. Course Aims The focus of quality management is to ensure that organisations have the capability to meet consistently the needs of their customers and stakeholders. This breaks down into two main areas of activity: To act as the ‘conscience’ of the organisation, providing confidence to the organisation, its customers, regulators and other stakeholders To act as a mentor and coach at all levels of the organisation by helping those within the organisation and its supply chain to improve. You will learn ISO 9000 requirements and standards. By examining ISO standards, it will explain the methodology of quality improvement, in particular the various tools and techniques for analysis. Learning about ISO 9001 sets out the requirements of a quality management system, ISO 9000 covers the basic concepts and language, ISO 9004 focuses on how to make a quality management system more efficient and effective, ISO 19011 - sets out guidance on internal and external audits of how its quality management system is working. Other important areas covered on the course includes different types of quality management systems, improvement and change management, process management, auditing and quality tools. If you wish to work in quality monitoring and control, you will learn the importance of correct tests and recording of results, and the value of data management and prevention. You will learn that quality control is not just about finding problems, but is about putting measures in place so issues do not occur again. Your knowledge and understanding will greatly improve on areas such as audits, quality management systems, quality gurus, quality circles, KPI's, and quality costs. Key Facts Aspiring quality professionals in all sectors of industry and public service are now studying for the Chartered Quality Institute’s Diploma in Quality Management To address this need on a nationwide basis, CMI offers a flexible way for you to study by classroom learning or by online learning. The CQI Diploma comprises nine modules which address the key requirements of quality management . Students who achieve the CQI Diploma in Quality gain the right to use the designated letters DipQ and satisfy the academic requirements for CQI membership. The Diploma is not necessarily an end in itself, as there are progression opportunities to higher programmes. Award: Diploma in Quality Management Award Body: Chartered Quality Institute - CQI Level: Ofqual Level 5 UK Quality Management Jobs & Careers There are numerous opportunities available to graduates of this prestigous qualifications, Typical job positions available are : Quality Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, Quality Control, Business Systems Manager, Senior Quality Manager, Quality Management Specialist/Consultant, Health & Safety/Environmental Manager. Upon successfull completion, you will be eligible to apply for membership as a chartered quality professional with CQI. Eligibility The minimum age for registration for this programme is 21. There are no specific entry requirements. although it is recommended that applicants have 1 -2 year quality management experience . It is encouraged that applicants work in quality or a related area but this is not mandatory. Distance Online Learning Course - £ 2,740.00 + (CQI Fees of £647 Stg Paid DIrectly) Mode: Distance Duration: 11 Months Start: TBC - February 2016 The CMI fee is payable in advance of course commencement and excludes CQI exam and registration fees which is paid direct to CQI. Please note places are limited and online booking must be submitted by the deadline date. Registration To begin studying for a CQI qualification you will need to enrol with CMI. CQI Exam enrollment fees are extra. All students doing the CQi Diploma will need to pay the fees below direct to CQI in addition to the CMI course fee. Exam Enrollment CQI Fees Joining Fee £32 £110 Annual Membership 8 Unit Enrollments x £60 each = £480 1 x Business Research Unit = £85 Total Fees: £687 Class Schedule 2015/2016 Start date: February 2016 [-]

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Online PMP CAPM Project Management Certification – PMI

Online Part time 4 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

This <strong>Online PMP® Project Management Professional course</strong> is one of the most sought after Project Management industry qualifications in the UK. This Project management course will help you build a successful career in project management. [+]

This Online PMP® Project Management Professional course is one of the most sought after Project Management industry qualifications in the UK. This Project management course will help you build a successful career in project management. To progress in project management it is essential that you achieve PMP industry recognition through a recognised PMI® course provider. CMI is a PMI Recognised Education provider (REP) which reflects a high standard of excellence in Project management training and a high success rate amongst participants. The programme is over 14 weeks that will prepare you for the high standards and potential challenges that lie ahead. This course prepares you to successfully pass the rigorous Project Management Professional PMP® Project Management Professional tests. PMP Eligibilty Leaving Certificate or global equivalent plus 5 years professional project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education. OR Bachelors degree. Minimum of 3 years professional project related experience with at least 4,500 hours leading a project or projects. CAPM Eligibility If you do not meet the above criteria, the CAPM® - Certified Associate Project Management course runs alongside this PMP course has no entry criteria and is open to people from all backgrounds. If you don’t have the relevant qualifications and PM experience, you will be eligible to apply for the entry level CAPM® Certified Associate Project Management test through CMI. If you do not take/pass the exam before the 5 years have lapsed then you will loose the credential. These PMI® Project Management courses will open up new career opportunities which were previously not available and put you in a better place to develop a rewarding career in project management This Online CAPM® Project Management Certification course is ideal for newcomers to project management. On the other hand, the PMP® course is suited to more experienced persons with some project managment related experience who wish to upgrade their skills and gain a global Project Management industry qualification. A recent survey indicated that 99% of participants on this course successfully passed the rigorous PMP® and CAPM® tests, setting the highest standards of excellence in Project Management. Online Classes Pre-recorded The course is offered by classroom and by distance online learning. The newest feature of this course for Distance is Pre recorded Online classes . Live online classes allow you to interact and ask questions while listening to your lecturer deliver their class live online. If you are unable to make the session, all live classes are recorded for revision and playback purposes. They are available for class and distance students. Project Management Course Aims This Project Management course provides instant credibility in terms of your project management skills, including your understanding of and competence in the Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2012 framework. Areas covered include the planning process, techniques for estimating durations and project schedules, allocation of resources, cost management & control, risk and response strategies. A substantial project which integrates what you learned during the PMP course will be submitted as part of your project work for FETAC. Many students find this aspect of the PMP course highly rewarding and practical. After successful completion of a final end of course PMI test and project which is composed of a combination of theory and real-life examples, participants will be eligible for the PMP or CAPM qualification (USA). 1st Award: PMP® or CAPM® Course Award (USA) Award Body: PMI Project Management Institute The PMI – Project Management Certification course is 14 weeks duration. The course cost is £1,000 which is made payable to CMI. Assessment fees are included but exclude the PMI test fee for CAPM® & PMP® tests. Students pay directly to PMI – Project Mgmt Institute (USA) a test fee. PMP/CAPM Exam test fees are approx 270 Sterling (member) and 370 Sterling (non-members). Course Schedule 2016 Start: February 2016 End: May 2016 Project Mgmt TEST/Exam: May 2016/li> This course is open to people from any educational background and with various levels of work experience. If you are anxious about your eligibility, please contact CMI and a representative will be more than happy to assist you in making the right choice. Applicants who wish to apply for the Project Management Professional PMP® course and test must have more than 3 years relevant Project Management experience. If you don’t have 3 years PM experience and are a new to the field , you will be eligible to apply to do the CAPM® Certified Associate Project Management course and test. Am I eligible to do CAPM? The CAPM course is open to people from all educational backgrounds. There is no minimum experience or qualifications required. What is difference between CAPM and PMP test and course? PMP is a higher level certification which enjoys a high reputation and acceptance over any other certification PMI offers. PMP is meant for people who already have at least 3-4 years of real project management experience and know what it takes to be a project manager in a real world setting. PMI's exam strategy around PMP is more lengthy, complex and longer than the CAPM examination.. PMP exam takes 4 hours to complete in which you have to answer 1-4 questions correct out of 200 in order to qualify yourself as PMP. CAPP has 150 questions from which you have to answer 92 questions correctly in a 3 hour examination. PMP examination tests every possible scenario keeping in mind that the students has to face all those scenarios in real-life work situations. CAPM exam does test all the knowledge areas but keeps focus on sections from PMBOK more heavily than the real-life scenarios. What is the next step after PMP? Upon course completion, it is recommended students pursue further PMI qualifications with CMI, or the Advanced Diploma in Project Management. Who is PMI? Founded in 1969, PMI® Project Management Institute is the world’s leading not-for-profit project management professional association, with over 270,000 members in more than 170 countries. PMI ® provides global leadership in the development of professional standards, certifications, research, publications, education and training in the project management field. What is CMI’s affiliation? CMI, Communications & Management Institute is a PMI® Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), Provider No. 2788 and is authorised to deliver PMI courses. CMI is also registered as a quality education provider by FETAC – Further Education Training and Awards Council and is registered with the Department of Education offering courses recognised under the NFQ, National Framework of Qualifications. The PMI course through CMI, will help you achieve international Project Management professional (PMP®) or a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) status within 6 months. Students who complete all assignments on this 14 week course will also receive a nationally recognised LEVEL 6 FETAC AWARD. [-]

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