Diploma in Management Principles Level 3

Our Level 3 Diploma in Management Principles (RQF) is developed to provide essential knowledge and skills for effective management, suitable for both current managers and aspiring ones.

The program covers a broad spectrum of critical topics essential for success, including managing team performance, understanding business principles, leadership and management principles, people management, and personal and professional development.

You will delve into managing team performance, learning techniques such as setting benchmarks, quality management, prioritisation, effective communication, and recommending system improvements. Leadership and management principles explore effective decision-making, various leadership styles, management functions and processes, and performance measurement.

Personal and professional development management is also a key focus, involving identifying development needs, creating and implementing development plans, and ensuring their relevance across personal, professional, and organizational contexts.

This diploma emphasises practical application alongside theoretical knowledge, allowing for immediate implementation in the workplace. With support from specialist tutors, you will engage in both remote and face-to-face learning opportunities, utilising assignments, workbooks, and workplace observations to enhance managerial skills.

No functional skills, endpoint assessments, or off-the-job training are required, making it ideal for those already in management or administrative roles.

Upon completion, you will possess a comprehensive skill set and knowledge base essential for successful management roles, supported by practical experience and theoretical understanding.

Course Details

Qualification Name: Level 3 Diploma in Management (RQF)
Accreditation: iCQ OfQual recognised qualification
OfQual Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN): 601/3688/1
Average time to completion: 6 to 12 months

Course Content

Mandatory Units

  • Module 1 – Managing Team Performance: This module covers techniques for managing team performance, including understanding benchmarks, quality management, prioritisation, work allocation based on team strengths, communication management, and recommending system improvements.
  • Module 2 – Business Principles: This module delves into understanding business markets, innovation, financial management, budgeting, sales and marketing principles, and the relationship between sales and marketing within an organisation.
  • Module 3 – Leadership and Management Principles: This module focuses on effective decision-making, leadership styles, management functions and processes, performance measurement, and understanding outcomes versus outputs within a management context.
  • Module 4 – People Management Principles: This module explores workforce management, equality of opportunity, diversity, inclusion, team dynamics, performance management, training and development, and reward and recognition within an organisational context.
  • Module 5 – Personal and Professional Development Management: This module involves identifying development needs, creating and executing development plans, and maintaining their relevance within personal, professional, and organisational contexts.

Optional Units

  • Module 6 – Discipline and Grievance Management: This module covers principles and procedures for managing discipline and grievance cases, including investigation techniques, communication methods, and conflict resolution within a team.
  • Module 7 – Stakeholder Relationship Development: This module focuses on understanding stakeholder relationships, collaborating with stakeholders, and maintaining productive relationships through communication, trust-building, and evaluation of stakeholder interactions.
  • Module 8 – Conflict Management within Teams: This module addresses conflict management principles, techniques to reduce conflict, dealing with conflicts within a team, and adhering to organisational policies and procedures in conflict resolution.
  • Module 9 – Quality Audit Preparation and Support: This module concentrates on understanding quality management principles, preparing for quality audits, supporting audits, and implementing quality improvement plans based on audit findings.
  • Module 10 – Learning and Development Encouragement: This module discusses the principles of learning and development, supporting individual development, creating a conducive learning environment, and evaluating learning outcomes.
  • Module 11 – Business Performance Improvement Contribution: This module explores problem-solving techniques, continuous improvement principles, and contributing to business performance improvement through problem-solving and implementing improvement activities.

Enrolment and Delivery

Please use our enquiry form or contact us by telephone if you have any queries about this qualification or would like to express an interest to enrol onto this course. A member of our team will be happy to answer any questions, help to make sure this course is right for you and/or your staff team, and talk you through what is involved in enrolment and course completion.

Upon enrolment, you will be assigned a personal tutor who will assist you through achieving successful and meaningful completion of your award. All of the electronic resources, workbooks and assignments required for you to complete the course will be emailed to you for you to commence working with at a time of your convenience. Your tutor will work with you to set targets and milestones that are achievable for you and will check in with you regularly, providing assistance whenever necessary.

On successful completion of your award, your assessor will coordinate with the awarding body for the issuance of your certificates, which will be promptly delivered to you.


Including Assignment, Workbook and Resources:

The full cost of this qualification is £1100 per person which is duly invoiced at the point of enrolment.

Upon completion and certification of this qualification, the certificate(s) for you/your staff members will be sent to you.

Quality Assurance

This Level 3 Diploma in Management is accredited to the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF), the new framework for creating and accrediting qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OfQual) regulates this qualification, examinations and assessments in England.

Complete Training is an approved registered centre with the OFQUAL regulated awarding organisation ‘I Can Qualify‘ (iCQ). All our qualifications are subject to both internal and external quality assurance processes to ensure we meet all of the awarding body specifications. All course materials are developed to meet the specific outcomes that make up the full qualification.

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