Training and Development

CMBD provides exceptional Business, Leadership and Management and Personal Skills training on an open, in-house or bespoke basis. We are a fully accredited CMI Centre and are therefore subject to rigorous third party quality control and assessment (which we welcome!). We also provide full assessment for Chartered Manager status.


CMBD tutors deliver a wide variety of open Management & Leadership programmes, bespoke in-house courses and a comprehensive choice of management, personal development & business workshops. These range from our flagship 6-day CMI Management & Leadership programmes with optional qualifications to 1-day business and personal skills topics.

We also provide help, guidance and assessment for people wishing to achieve the prestigious accolade of Chartered Manager status.

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Strategic Leadership and Management, a bespoke programme for The University of Nottingham

Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Programmes

CMBD is a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) approved training company offering qualification programmes from Level 2 (Team Leader) to Level 7 (Strategic Management). Rated by CMI as ‘excellent’ for learner support and ‘representing best practice’ in management and business training, our client feedback and qualification results speak for themselves.

So whether you want to improve your own personal development and qualifications, or if you'd like to introduce a common understanding of 'best practice' across different management levels in your organisation, CMBD can help.

Business Skills workshops and short courses

CMBD specialist trainers provide practical business skills training in a number of business functions. These are available as a standard programme or with bespoke content using your systems and focusing on individual needs. Some of the topics covered are below, for more detailed information see the course page here

Business & Management.

  • Customer Service
  • Project Management
  • Business Improvement & Problem Solving
  • Negotiation Skills

People Skills

  • Coaching
  • Train the Trainer
  • Appraisal process and interviews
  • Equality & Diversity

Personal Effectiveness

  • Presentation Skills
  • Time Management
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Mindfulness & Resilience

Sales & Marketing

  • Sales Skills
  • Key Account Management
  • Strategic Marketing & Planning
  • Practical Marketing Skills

Ready to find out more?

For more information on coaching, consultancy, training programmes, courses or our bespoke training service, please get in touch.