Finance & Purchasing Courses

elevate your management skills with a focus on finance

Financial management skills are essential for all managers regardless of whether there is a dedicated finance team within an organisation. Financial acumen enhances decision making skills, which in turn supports management of projects, tasks and functional areas.

Available courses:

cmi level 5 award finance and purchasing

CMI Level 5 Award

management and leadership (fin)

Ideal for operational managers at all levels, the RQF Level 5 is regarded in academic terms as being equivalent to a Foundation Degree and Higher National Diploma (HND).

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  • 19+ years old
  • Team leader or similar

520 Managing Finance (TUT 56)

Completion of a written assignment per Unit (word count per assignment 2,500 to 3,000). No examinations.

The course includes study materials, personal tutor support, assessments and affiliate membership of CMI until course completion.

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    CMI Level 5 Award Management and Leadership (FIN)

    £248.00 full course price and a £132.00 Registration Fee
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Designed to enable learners to understand how financial systems within organisations operate. Learners will evaluate the sources of finance for organisations, and understand the principles for setting and managing budgets in line with regulatory and organisational guidelines.

This course has been designed to enhance the learner’s confidence and credibility in financial management, which will translate into improved management skills.

cmi level 6 award finance and purchasing

CMI Level 6 Award

Management and leadership (FIN)

Ideal for for practicing or aspiring managers in roles such as: Senior Manager, Regional Manager or Director, RQF Level 6 is regarded in academic terms as being equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours, a Bachelor’s Degree, a Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), a Graduate Diploma and a Graduate Certificate.

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  • 19+ years old
  • min 2 years in senior management role

607 Procurement, Purchasing and Contracting (TUT 60)

Completion of a written assignment per Unit (word count per assignment 2,500 to 4,000). No examinations.

The course includes study materials, personal tutor support, assessments and affiliate membership of CMI until course completion.

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    CMI Level 6 Award Management and Leadership (FIN)

    £248.00 full course price and a £156.00 Registration Fee
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The ability to procure, purchase and contract goods, services and capital items effectively is of paramount importance if an organisation is to succeed. For the professional manager and leader this knowledge and understanding is invaluable. It has the power to enhance decision making, strategic and operational planning and the effective delivery of outcomes within budgetary constraints.

The aim of this course is for managers and leaders to realise business objectives though competent, ethical and professional contracting, purchasing and procurement practices.

cmi level 7 award strategic finance and purchasing

CMI Level 7 Award

strategic management and leadership (FIN)

Designed for Managers who are already operating at the strategic level and is designed to improve your ability to implement fundamental management and leadership models within your organisation’s strategic framework. RQF Level 7 is regarded in academic terms as being equivalent to a Master’s Degree, Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), a Graduate Diploma and a Graduate Certificate.

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  • 19+ years old
  • min 2 years in senior management role

706 Finance for Strategic Leaders (TUT 90)

Completion of a written assignment per Unit (word count per assignment 3,000 to 4,500). No examinations.

The course includes study materials, personal tutor support, assessments and affiliate membership of CMI until course completion.

  • CMI course pay in full

    CMI level 7 Award Strategic Management and Leadership (FIN)

    £248.00 full course price and a £156.00 Registration Fee
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Practicing leaders must have an understanding of the Finance function to be an effective decision maker within their role. Finance impacts on all aspects of an organisation and has a profound influence on the development and achievement of strategic objectives. 

The aim of this course is to provide leaders with an understanding of the scope, complexity and role of Finance within an organisational context. Leaders will know how to critically assess methods for analysing financial data and information required to make strategic decisions. Ultimately, the aim of this course is to equip leaders to be more confident in their understanding of the Finance function.

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The qualifications we offer (and continue to add) are designed to firstly develop the level of understanding and skillset of the student, while also enabling a route for further educational and career progression. Whether this be via the OTHM University progression routes, or the CMI Chartered Management program, our Qualifications enable our learners to develop as the Business Professionals and Leaders of tomorrow.

We use a self-paced, E-learning based approach to our Delivery via our Moodle platform, supplemented with 1-1 tutor support. With this we are able to provide our students with the ultimate level of flexibility for their studies by providing them with 24/7 access from anywhere in the world. Our tutors are not only Industry practised professionals, but also firstly educators that understand the specific needs of their students. From introductory and welcome View calls, to Developmental feedback of Draft assignments, our tutors enable you to develop and progress within your course and field.

Not only are all our qualifications OFQUAL regulated, but they are also recognised and accredited by a range of supporting awarding bodies, as well as recognised as the leading pathways for continued professional development both in the Public and Private sectors!

By offering a range of qualifications, we are able to tailor pathways for students looking to achieve a range of different outcomes, meaning those that we offer allow for recognised and set pathways onto further education, as well as continued professional development and career progression.

We typically enrol students every Tuesday and Thursday of each working week, this includes registration to your Courses Awarding Body, as well as actioning of Enrolment to Moodle (Our E-learning platform), Allocation of tutor, and drafting of Timetable.

We are also more than happy to facilitate specific dates to suit your lifestyle and commitments, meaning we offer a great range of flexibility to suit you.

Not only do we offer a range of individual payment methods such as interest free payment plans, but we also have a full section on Corporate Accounts, as well as pitching tools that enable you to secure funding form your Employer! We are able to action Invoices and be set up as Corporate Suppliers for your Employer/Company.

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