Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship
A Chartered Manager is someone who can take responsibility for people, projects, operations and/or services to deliver long term organisational success, with the professional recognition of their ability to deliver impact, behave ethically and demonstrate their commitment to continual learning and development.
Individual employers will set the selection criteria for their Apprenticeships. Most candidates will have A levels (or equivalent) or existing relevant Level 3 qualifications, and English, Maths and ICT at Level 2. Other relevant or prior experience may also be considered as an alternative.
Apprentices must meet all of the core requirements of the standards, a sample of which are shown below. The full standards can be viewed on the government's website.
- Operational Strategy - Understand how to develop and implement organisational strategy and plans, including approaches to resource and supply chain management, workforce development, sustainability, taking and managing risk, monitoring and evaluation, and quality assurance. Know how to manage change in the organisation.
- Project Management - Know how a project moves through planning, design, development, deployment and evaluation. Understand risk management models and reporting, risk benefit analysis and H&S implications.
- Communication - Understand different forms of communication (written, verbal non-verbal, digital) and how to apply them. Know how to maintain personal presence and present to large groups. Awareness of interpersonal skills of effective listening, influencing techniques, negotiating and persuasion.
- Leading People - Understand different inclusive leadership styles and models, how to develop teams and support people using coaching and mentoring approaches. Understand organisational culture and diversity management.
- Management of Self - Know how to recruit, manage and develop people, using inclusive talent management approaches. How to use HR systems and processes to ensure legal requirements, H&S, and well-being needs. Know how to set goals and manage performance.
- Decision Making - Know how to undertake research, data analysis, problem solving and decision-making techniques, and understand the values, ethics and governance of your organisation.
- Operational Strategy - Support the development of organisational strategies and plans. Develop and deliver operational plans; being able to set targets and KPIs, manage resources, and monitor and measure outcomes to establish operational effectiveness, efficiencies and excellence. Produce reports that clearly present information and data, using a range of interpretation and analytical processes. Gain wide support to deliver successful outcomes.
- Business Finance - Managing budgets, controlling expenditure and production of financial reports.
- Leading People - Able to articulate organisational purpose and values. Support the creation of an inclusive, high performance work culture. Enable others to achieve by developing and supporting them through coaching and mentoring.
- Managing People - Able to build teams, empower and motivate others to improve performance or achieve outcomes. Able to delegate to others, provide clear guidance and monitor progress. Ability to set goals and accountabilities.
- Management of Self - Able to create personal development plan, and use widely recognised tools and techniques to ensure the management of time and pressure effectively, and prioritisation and strategic alignment of activities.
- Decision Making - Use evidence-based tools and ethical approaches to undertake problem solving and critical analysis, synthesis and evaluation to support decision making.
- Takes Responsibility - Drive to achieve in all aspects of work. Demonstrates resilience and determination when managing difficult situations. Seeks new opportunities underpinned by commercial acumen and sound judgement.
- Agile - Flexible to the needs of the organisation. Is creative, innovative and enterprising when seeking solutions to business needs. Positive and adaptable, responding well to feedback and need for change. Open to new ways of working and new management theories.
Downloads (full details from government website)
Qualification: Successful apprentices will achieve a degree in management and business [either BA (Hons); BSc (Hons) or BBA (Hons)] and full chartered membership of the CMI, incorporating vocational and academic elements. English and Maths - English and Maths will be required to be demonstrated at a minimum of Level 2.
Duration: The typical duration for this apprenticeship is 4 years, but will depend on the previous experience of the apprentice.
Contact: 0800 032 1986