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Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Future proof your career and land that dream job:

CMI is the Chartered Management Institute, dedicated to increasing the number of professionally qualified managers and leaders. CMI works with education providers to inspire students to unleash their potential and become skilled, confident and successful managers and leaders identified by their Chartered status.

You have the exciting opportunity of enrolling for the APU-CMI Dual Certification by registering for a qualification through APU. By adding a CMI qualification to your University qualification you are really on the road to success.

  • Dual qualifications – When you complete your studies you will have both your University qualification AND a CMI qualification.
  • Theory into practice - CMI qualifications are highly regarded by employers as a testament that you can demonstrate the practical skills needed to perform in the workplace.
  • International stamp of approval – CMI qualifications are linked to the QCF and European Qualification Framework, so you can be assured that the qualification you are taking is of the highest standard.

Benefits for CMI Accreditation & Dual Certificate:

APU Students will become CMI Affiliate Members for the duration of their course, and will be benefited with:

  • Access to CMI’s online learning portal - More than 1,000 journal articles, e-books, and practical digital resources to enhance learning.
  • Career Development Centre: Full access to online career development portal, enabling students to obtain free CV reviews, online interview training, online skills development as well as access to thousands of jobs and internships.
  • Mentoring Service: All students can benefit from a CMI mentor to support their studies or career aspirations subject to the availability of mentors.
  • Fast-Track to Chartered Manager Status (after 3 years), and future CMI Fellow Status (after 10 years).
  • Students are able to receive a “Dual” CMI certificate for approved modules.

Benefits to the Student of a Dual Accredited Degree



Recent CMI graduates earn a median of £28k, compared to just £21k for a typical business studies graduate. of students agree their accredited degree gave them a competitive edge in the job application process. of students economically active within 6 months of graduation.

You are One Step Ahead in Your Career Already

The course you have chosen maps directly to CMI modules giving you an insight into what good management and leadership looks like during your time at university. These skills sets you on a clear career differentiator on graduation and boost your employability.

Research carried out by CMI found that the top 3 skills employers of first time managers look for are management of:



GET THE SKILLS EMPLOYERS WANT Boost your employability with CMI

  • Online resources to support your study
  • Mentoring and networking opportunities
  • CV builder and review service
  • Career development advice
  • Professionally recognised qualification

Stand Out from the Crowd and Get That Job !

 of CMI graduates agree they are using the skills learnt on their accredited degree in  their current role. 

 of CMI graduates agree the accredited degree gave them  good career prospects.
“Being Chartered has enabled me to not only benefit from accessing world-class resources but more crucially, connect and engage with an incredibly diverse community.”
- Manisha Mistry CMgr MCMI, Head of Digital Culture - Rolls Royce PLC
“The skills obtained through CMI are exceptional, so it would absolutely make someone stand out from the rest, primarily due to the phenomenal range of accessible resources available from ManagementDirect.
- Fadi Alzayer, Transplant Laboratory Supervisor - King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre