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Aims of the course

The Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence.  Its qualifications are recognised in every industry sector and are a valuable asset to any professional’s CV.

To enable professionals to understand how management coaching and mentoring can support individuals to develop themselves and/or their careers and improve performance. To introduce the skills candidates need to perform effectively as coaches and mentors in the workplace (line managers and/or internal coaches), or external to the workplace.

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The course will enable you to:

  • Understand the concept and purpose of management coaching and mentoring
  • Understand the relationship between management coaching and mentoring and organisational objectives
  • Develop management coaching and mentoring skills for your own work-based practice, eg advanced questioning skills, feedback skills, using basic coaching tools
  • Be able to determine the use of management coaching and mentoring as a tool in human resources development                  
  • Be able to determine how learning and development styles support management coaching and mentoring practice
  • Understand how to manage change in the operation of management coaching and mentoring
  • Be able to articulate and develop a coherent ethical framework to support management coaching and mentoring within an organisation
  • Be able to further develop management coaching and mentoring skills for your work-based practice
  • Understand the tools and techniques used in coaching practice
  • Understand the need to develop relationships to support coaching practice
  • Understand guidelines and protocols for intervention and the need to develop coaching interventions to meet organisational requirements

You will receive:

  • Professional support for your work-based coaching practice
  • Academic support for your assignment preparation and writing
  • Course materials and a wide range of online learning resources
  • Complimentary lunch and refreshments on teaching workshop days

The course covers CMI Management Coaching & Mentoring Units 5014, 5016 and 5017.   The teaching days are interspersed with workshops focusing on the assessment tasks and with individual sessions during which you can work on developing your coaching skills.

Why choose this course?

  • Teaching workshops plus Coaching Skills sessions and individual tutorials
  • Builds on and develops management coaching and mentoring knowledge and skills
  • Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Next course start date: Autumn term 2019 (dates to be confirmed)

Duration of course:  typically 6 months from Day 1 to submission of final assignment.

Assessment is by written assignments plus a reflective diary log. Students are expected to carry out management coaching/mentoring practice in addition to reading, studying and assignment writing throughout the programme.

Entry requirements...

The CMI does not specify entry requirements, but the Level 5 qualification in Management Coaching & Mentoring is designed to support managers in the development of management coaching and mentoring skills, and identifying the links between coaching, mentoring and the achievement of business goals. Students are likely to be leading teams or be aiming to do so in the future.

This course is for anyone in a business environment who wants to empower and enable the people around them to become independent thinkers and learners.  It is especially relevant for leaders and line managers who wish to improve their skills and build coaching and mentoring into their everyday work.



Start DateEnd DateDay and TimeCostLink
05/03/201931/10/2019Various £1600Apply online

Course fees

£1,600 (vat exempt); includes one year's affiliate CMI membership.

Teaching methods

The course features:

  • Structured input
  • Group activities
  • Demonstrations from experienced & qualified coaches
  • Peer coaching practice: coaching and being coached
  • Practical coaching exercises
  • Materials and handouts