CMI Awards in Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
Our CMI qualifications are offered in conjunction with our partner Crescente Ltd.
These can be supported self-study or group programmes. Participants will receive:
- Access to a custom learning pathway covering content for the course, curated from the CMI’s Management Direct online library.
- CMI Assignment induction
- Full assignment support via telephone, email and online one to one’s.
- Additional individual tutorials as required
- Group options available
CMI Level 5 Award: Managing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
This qualification is aimed at practising or aspiring managers and leaders who are typically accountable to a senior manager or business owner. It is aimed at enabling practising or aspiring managers to understand the business case for equality, diversity and inclusion and the role of managers in creating inclusive cultures.
Equality, diversity and inclusion are important drivers of organisational performance, benefiting staff and stakeholders.
About this course:
This unit will enable managers to understand the business case for equality, diversity and inclusion and the role of managers in creating inclusive cultures. It focuses on the skills required for inclusive leadership and how to adapt leadership styles to support others in seeing the benefits of inclusion. It will enable learners to analyse the requirements for managing, planning, implementing, monitoring and reporting on equality, diversity and inclusion initiatives.
- Understand legal and organisational approaches to equality, diversity and inclusion
- Understand the role and responsibilities of a manager in relation to equality, diversity and inclusion
- Know how to develop and implement plans which support equality, diversity and inclusion within an organisation
- Know how to monitor and report on equality, diversity and inclusion
CMI Level 7 Award: Strategic Approaches to Diversity and Inclusion
This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to develop professional management and leadership practice, and who will have the knowledge, skills and behaviours to drive business activities in a senior management and leadership role.
Role and responsibilities may also include but are not limited to taking responsibility for people, projects, operations and/or services to deliver organisational success. They will have the professionalism to deliver impact, behave ethically and demonstrate a commitment to continual learning and development.
There is a moral, financial and legal business case for excellent practice in equality, diversity and inclusion in an organisational context. Ensuring it is led effectively at a strategic level requires knowledge, understanding, skills, behaviours and tenacity to keep pace with the momentum of change. Strategically, equality, diversity and inclusion matters. An understanding of the topic not only impacts on the success of strategic objectives but it mitigates risk and enables a culture of support and wellbeing to thrive.
About this course:
The aim of this unit is to enable leaders to develop an in-depth understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion at a strategic level. Leaders will have the opportunity to critically assess structural inequality within an organisational and societal context. They will discuss approaches to comply with legal and good practice requirements and to appraise the influence of equality, diversity and inclusion on strategic objectives. The unit culminates in leaders being given the opportunity to develop strategic priorities for equality, diversity and inclusion.
- Understand equality, diversity and inclusion at a strategic level
- Know how to develop strategic priorities for equality, diversity and inclusion