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Business school students to receive a dual accreditation

24 April 2019 @TeessideUni


A new partnership between Teesside University and a prestigious industry leadership and management organisation will see students graduating from Teesside University Business School leave with dual accreditation.

Graduates will now receive additional professional accreditation from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) on completion of their degrees.

From September, CMI Level 5 qualifications in Management and Leadership will be conferred on Teesside University Business school students upon successful completion of any one of the 15 BA (Hons) undergraduate courses offered by the Business School, at no additional expense to the student.

Students that enrol on one of the three year or four year undergraduate courses will also receive CMI membership, which provides access to a wealth of management resources and support.

The benefits of CMI membership Include:

  • Fast answers –instant access to management questions via the unique online multimedia knowledge base Management Direct - a valuable resource to improve grades and develop skills.
  • Mentoring – Experienced managers and leaders sharing skills and experiences to help further develop management skills.
  • Networking – Opportunities to male valuable business contacts at CMI’s frequent events around the UK.
  • Career Development Centre – A comprehensive online portal to develop vinterview skills, polish CV content and prepare members on how to approach employers.
  • Management library –700 books on management, leadership and business from the CMI management library, the largest in the UK.
  • The CMI online CPD system enables members to update and access their student record of continuing professional development.
  • Dr David Norris, Associate Dean (Marketing and Recruitment) at Teesside University Business School said: “Gaining CMI accreditation is brilliant news for Teesside University Business School.

    “As well as the additional qualification it means our graduates will be have access to an unparalleled network of support and development opportunities which will be of enormous benefit to them as they enter the workplace and look to develop their employment skills further.”

    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.