CMgr through Qualified route for iQualify UK learners– Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Chartered Manager is the most prestigious status that can be achieved in the managerial profession. Awarded only by CMI, it is recognised around the world throughout the public and private sectors and across all management disciplines.

For a professional, the CMgr award can provide clear evidence that they possess management and leadership skills to support their technical engineering competency.

The CMgr award:

  • Enhances your employability
  • Provides a professional status
  • Demonstrates your managerial competence
  • Increases your confidence and proves you possess transferable managerial skills

The CMI report, Mapping Management Excellence: evaluating the impact of Chartered Manager (2015) surveyed over 500 Chartered Managers and examined how Chartered Manager status had benefited them as individuals and in terms of the impact on their employers.

Chartered Managers reported that becoming Chartered had made them significantly better managers and more confident leaders who could provide evidence of having consistently achieved results.

Other key findings from the report revealing that:

  • 92% noted greater self-awareness as a result of CMgr
  • 96% use CMgr as proof of their ability to lead people and manage change
  • 96% use CMgr to show continual growth and development
  • CMgrs are worth an extra £391,443 in value to their employer

For the full text of the report, see http://www.managers.org.uk/cmgr

Management and leadership are key responsibilities for all professionals and there is a clear need for them to commit a significant proportion of their development towards management and interpersonal skills in order to build and maintain the competence they need to become and remain well- rounded professionals.

iQualify UK has recognised the need to provide practical support to its learners to support their continuing professional development in respect of management and leadership development and has partnered with CMI in order to do so.

All iQualify UK leaners who have completed a Business and Management qualification at level 5 and above are eligible, subject to assessment of their management experience, for the qualified route to CMgr. The qualified route reviews your personal skills and expertise in leading people and managing change, and how these skills underpin continually effective performance and make a positive contribution to your organisation. This involves validation of your experience and completion of a submission form and a subsequent interview to demonstrate consistent performance within the last 18 months.

There are two versions of the qualified route:

  • Written submission and telephone interview
  • Professional discussion via a series of telephone interviews

Our online application process supports credit and debit card payments. You can use a personal or business card for your payment.

The length of the process will vary for each individual but in principle you should be able to successfully complete the process within 6 weeks. However, applicants have up to 6 months from initial registration in which to complete their application, without any additional cost.

Yes. CMgr is available to applicants from anywhere in the world, although all payments must be made in GBP (£)

Yes. Our online application process only supports single applications but please call or email to discuss how CMgr can benefit your organisation.

All CMgrs are required to maintain records of their CPD and to submit these to CMI if requested to do so. Each year we ask a number of CMgrs to do this so they can be nominated for Chartered Manager of the year award.

CMI accepts CPD records in any electronic format as long as they can demonstrate a structured approach to CPD that includes:

  • Reflection on development needs
  • Planning of intended development activities
  • The undertaking of relevant development activities
  • Evaluation of the effectiveness of these activities in meeting development objectives

All learners with at least 3 years management experience are eligible to apply to become Chartered Manager and would become Chartered Members of CMI. If you have at least 10 years management experience, of which at least 3 years have been at a strategic level, then you are eligible to become a Chartered Fellow of CMI. The application process will ask you to tell us how many years management experience you have and will then ask a number of questions to verify this. You will then be offered CMI Member or Fellow grade, depending on your responses, before you progress to be assessed for CMgr. So, you do not need to apply to become a Fellow; you will be offered this grade if you have the required level of experience.

Chartered Members can use the post-nominals CMgr MCMI. Chartered Fellows can use the post-nominals CMgr FCMI.

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