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Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

As a Global MBA student, you have CMI membership for the duration of your registration.

CMI (Chartered Management Institute) promotes the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. It is the only organisation that awards Chartered Manager status, the hallmark of any professional manager.

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As a Global MBA student, you have CMI membership for the duration of your registration.

LevelĀ 7 in strategic management and leadership

Students who successfully pass all MBA core modules and the Strategic Project will be eligible for the CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership. Upon successful completion of the MBA, you will receive this Diploma.

Chartered Manager status (CMgr)

With the CMI L7 Diploma qualification plus at least three years of relevant work experience, you can apply to become a Chartered Manager via the Fast Track route, the most prestigious status available in the management profession.

In order to obtain Chartered Manager Status, you should apply to CMI directly and pay the requisite fee. See this CMI page for an overview of the different routes and details of how to contact the Chartered Manager team:


The CMI hosts online and face-to-face events, and provides networking and mentoring opportunities for all members. With a community over 120,000 strong it represents a considerable resource for its members.


CMI also offers a mentoring programme which provides practical support to managers at all levels of their career. Experienced managers and leaders share their knowledge and skills, helping others to develop their own business leadership attributes.

Visit the Chartered Management Institute website for more information.

Ann Francke

"The Global MBA combines a prestigious world-class British degree with best-in-class British professional bodies, CMI and CIMA" Ann Francke Chief Executive, CMI