Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (Starting between August 2023 and July 2024)

Start Date: Between 01/08/2023 and 31/07/2
Site: Employer Premises


Course Overview

The Level 6 Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeships through Yeovil College are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (C.M.I.) and will enable learners to take their management and leadership skills to a higher level.

A Chartered Manager is someone who can take responsibility for people, projects, operations and/or services to deliver long term organisational success, with the professional recognition for their ability to deliver impact, behave ethically and demonstrate their commitment to continual learnings and development. The level 6 Apprenticeships are ideal for the development of Operational Managers, Divisional Managers, Departmental Managers, Regional Managers and Specialist Managers. The qualifications are aimed at practising managers and leaders who are typically accountable to a senior management or business owner.

The apprenticeship gives you a fully comprehensive bank of the skills and knowledge required to be a higher-level manager within your organisation, as well as the ability to apply your learning in the context of another organisation or industry sector. The apprenticeship is based over a four-year period, you will receive accredited recognition at a Higher National Diploma (HND) and BA top up (BA Honours) University of Gloucester to achieve a Degree in Business Management. The apprenticeship will allow you to build a portfolio of skills and knowledge.

What Will I Learn

You will study a range of units that will develop your specialist knowledge and skills. Listed below are examples of modules that are likely to be studied. Please be aware that modules studied may change periodically in line with student and stakeholder feedback, awarding body changes, or to reflect developments in the discipline.

Unit 1 - Business and the Business Environment
Unit 2 - Marketing Processes and Planning
Unit 3 - Human Resource Management
Unit 4 - Leadership and Management
Unit 5 - Accounting Principles
Unit 6 - Managing a Successful Business Project
Unit 7 - Business Law
Unit 8 - Innovation and Commercialisation
Unit 19 - Research Project
Unit 20 - Organisational Behaviour
Unit 31 - Employee Relations
Unit 39 - Company Law and Corporate Governance
Unit 41 - Taxation
Unit 26 - Principles of Operations Management
Unit 29 - Managing and Running a Small Business

How Will I Be Assessed

Learning will be achieved through a combination of class-based activity, group-based activity and independent study. These sessions are designed to actively support the development of independent learning strategies. They will combine tutor input with a wide range of participative activities including case studies, individual and group problem solving activities, student led activities which will include discussions of existing research and article reviews. You will be encouraged to study directed readings and to critique research articles.

You will be required to work independently and to take responsibility for your learning. The role of tutors is to encourage your independence whilst still offering the appropriate levels of support.
During the programme of study, you will develop and attain a number of skills and attributes which include the following:
- The understanding and application of theoretical perspectives
- The ability to critically analyse, synthesise, communicate and apply theoretical concepts
- Develop creative solutions to problems
- Reflect on experiences in an informed manner.

When not attending lectures, seminars or other timetabled sessions you will be expected to continue learning independently through self-study.  Typically, this will involve reading journal articles and books, working on individual and group projects, undertaking research and preparing assignments.

Entry Requirements

Relevant work-based experience will be key in the success of both elements of this apprenticeship. These skills can include:

Operational Strategy
Project Management
Business Finance
Sales and Marketing
Digital Business and New Technologies
Leading people
Developing collaborative relationships both internal and external

Required Experience

An occupational understanding of being an existing manager; delivering a long-term purpose, leading people and developing collaborative relationships and managing and performance managing of staff, sales and marketing, business finance, project management and operational strategy.