CMI - Real world learning - University of Derby


Our Business degrees are dual accredited by CMI.

CMI (the Chartered Management Institute) is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence.

It is the only organisation awarding Chartered Manager status, the hallmark of any professional manager, and encompasses a membership community more than 120,000 strong.

Dual accreditation means you will automatically receive a second professional qualification upon successful completion of your programme. By adding this CMI qualification to your University qualification, you’re really on the road to success.

  • You instantly become more employable when you receive a CMI professional qualification that is industry-recognised
  • You will gain access to exclusive CMI networking events
  • You will have the opportunity to attend lecturers from top level CMI industry-expert members
  • CMI’s qualifications sit on the RQF framework and are recognised by the European Credit Framework
  • CMI qualifications fast-track students into the next stage of training to become Chartered Managers
  • During your students you will become a CMI Affiliate member, giving you a host of additional benefits to support your development and employability.

“Being on a CMI accredited degree meant that I would stand out from the graduate crowd and that having a recognised professional body qualification would boost my future career prospects”.
Manpreet Sooch, BA (Hons) Business Management student and intern in the Stakeholder Department and Member Engagement Team at CMI. Read more about Manpreet's journey here.