Our Programmes and courses
CMBD delivers a wide variety of distance learning courses, open programmes, bespoke courses and a comprehensive range of management, personal development & business workshops. We also provide a range of fully funded and part-supported programmes from Business Lincolnshire, the Sheffield Skills Bank and the West Yorkshire Colleges consortium
Fully Funded and Part-Supported Programmes
CMBD is a major provider of fully funded or part-supported business support initiatives and programmes provided via Growth Hubs in the Midlands. These include the Sheffield Skills Hub, the Business Lincolnshire Scaleup Initiative, Manufacturing Transformation Programme and the recently announced national Peer Networks Programme.
CMI Programmes & Chartered Manager
CMBD provide a wide range of programmes for 'The Management Professionals of the Future'. The journey starts with the Team Leader Level 2 programme and provides progression up to the strategic Level 7 courses. All programmes are available with optional CMI qualifications and distance learning options are also available.
Business & Management Courses
CMBD provide in-house and bespoke courses covering a range of business and management skills. The topics range from Project Management to HR and Recruitment skills and are delivered by experienced and professional tutors. If you can't see what you are looking for, or if you wish to combine topics to suit your objectives, please talk to us.
People Skills Courses
Managers and leaders have to deal with people! These courses equip the delegates with the skills, knowledge and understanding to get the best out of both individuals and teams. Anyone can lead! You just need to understand your own personal style and how to use it effectively to create powerful and motivated teams by understanding the team member's strengths and 'allowable' weaknesses.
Sales & Marketing Courses
This section is for sales and marketing professionals wishing develop their skills in this area well as for those who lead and manage sales teams. Courses range from the basic principles of sales and customer development up to sophisticated Key Account Management principles and techniques required to nurture high growth potential accounts.
Personal Effectiveness Courses
Good managers and leaders are in control and pro-active rather than reactive. We all get the unexpected to deal with from time to time but do you fight fires too often! Raise your game with powerful training designed to improve your skills in key areas such as personal effectiveness and resilience, time management and presentation skills.
Business Improvement Technique Courses
The CMBD Business Improvement programmes and courses are an ideal way to improve profitability and efficiency at all levels. The classroom based course is ideal for introducing the basic concepts and tools whereas the various programmes use practical hands-on projects in the workplace to achieve substantial and sustainable improvements in productivity.
Often an area outside of the 'comfort zone', an understanding of finance and accounting principles is essential for middle and senior managers with advancement in mind. Being able to interpret management accounts, balance sheets and the P & L account are essential skills in a fast moving organisational environment. And of course, lets not forget the cash flow!