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 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 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... [-]

Online Fashion Buying & Merchandising Course

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

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 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... [-]

Advanced Diploma

Online Procurement & Supply Advanced Diploma

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

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. [+]

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... [-]

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 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... [+]

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... [-]

Diploma

Online Chartered Diploma in Management & Leadership

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

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 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... [-]

Online CSI & Criminology Diploma

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

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. [+]

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.... [-]

Online Diploma in Retail Operations Management

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

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. [+]

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... [-]

Online Environmental Management Diploma - NEBOSH

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

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. [+]

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... [-]

Online Logistics & Supply Chain Management Subject Diploma

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

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. [+]

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... [-]

Online Procurement & Supply Diploma

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

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. [+]

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... [-]

Online Procurement & Supply Professional Diploma

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

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. [+]

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... [-]

Online Quality Management Diploma

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

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. [+]

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... [-]

Certificate

Online PMP CAPM Project Management Certification – PMI

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

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. [+]

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... [-]

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