This course will introduce you to the skills, roles and responsibilities of first line management. Designed for professionals who have operational responsibility for a defined area of activity, and who wish to build on their existing management capabilities, this management course focuses on the development of specific leadership skills.
The course will enable you to: Understand your role as a first line manager Understand who your stakeholders are and what they need Develop plans to meet the needs of your existing and potential stakeholders Understand the need to develop and maintain working relationships Be able to manage team performance Understand methods of identifying and supporting the performance of your team members
There are no formal entry requirements, however, it will be expected that you have a good command of English and Maths and therefore should hold a minimum of a Level 2 qualification
It is advisable that you are in a junior management position or an experienced team leader looking for promotion or have the opportunity to take on this role to support this qualification
CMI L3 Award in First Line Management
Assessment will by a mix of assignment work, worksheets and project work. Assignments could involve: individual research, group work, practical activities, oral and visual presentations. You need to be prepared to give feedback on the performance of your peers and accept their feedback and reflect upon it. Your tutor will assess you work against the awarding body criteria and your work may also be requested to be checked by the awarding body.
Students will be expected to complete research and work outside of class time. Learners should expect to study approximately 6 hours per week in addition to class time
This course will relate to working situations therefore being in employment and in a team leading or junior management role (or access to take on this role) is advisable
Learners could progress on to the L3 Certificate in First Line Management or other business programmes
Fees and Additional Costs
If you are over 18 there will be a registration fee of £87.00 if you have not previously registered with the exam board. In addition to tuition fees learners will need to pay awarding body entry fees. You may also wish to become a member of CMI