First Time Manager
Skills Bootcamp

A 12-Week, part-time Skills Bootcamp to support the development of new and first time managers in the logistics and warehousing sector.
  • Includes CMI Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Management & Leadership
  • Up to 90% Government Funded
  • 1:1 Coaching and Mentoring support
Skills Bootcamp

What's included in the First Time Manager Skills Bootcamp?

Programme Overview
How is it delivered?
What skills will learners develop
Eligibility & Funding
The First Time Managers Skills Bootcamp is a targeted development programme for new managers in the logistics and warehousing sector, integrating practical leadership skills with accredited management training. 

This comprehensive programme includes the CMI Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management (RQF), providing a solid foundation for effective management practices. In addition to this, learners will complete a Leadership & Management skills audit which will be utilised to inform their 1:1 coaching & mentoring sessions.

On successful completion, learners will also achieve Foundation Chartered Manager status with CMI.
Learners will develop a range of skills including:

  • Leadership Principles - Insights into effective leadership styles and strategies for motivating teams.
  • Management Fundamentals -  An understanding of the core functions of management, including planning, organising, and delegating.
  • Communication Skills - The ability to communicate effectively with teams, stakeholders, and clients.
  • Problem-Solving - Techniques for effective decision-making and problem-solving in fast-paced environments.
  • Team Development - Strategies for building and maintaining high-performance teams.
  • Operational Excellence - Best practices for improving operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Change Management - An understanding of the dynamics of change within organisations and how to manage it successfully.
  • Personal Development - Focused coaching on personal leadership style and development areas.

The programme will last 12 weeks and is delivered through a combination of online learning and fortnightly 1:1 coaching and mentoring sessions.

Learners will be given access to CMI's dedicated learning portal which will provide them with all the resources to complete the Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management (RQF).

Alongside this, our expert tutors will hold fortnightly 1:1 sessions online where they will support learners to develop a range of skills needed to complete the qualification and gain confidence as a First Time Manager.
To be eligible for this course learners need to be:
  • 19+
  • Live or work in the West Midlands Combined Authority Area
  • Be able to commit to the programme for 12 weeks.

The cost for this course would normally be £3850 per learner. However! Up to 90% of this course is funded by West Midlands Combined Authority as part of the Skills Bootcamp initiative.

Employers with less than 250 employees will need to make a 10% contribution to the cost of the course (£385 per learner) with employers who have over 250 employees making a 30% contribution (£1155 per learner).

Register your interest

Complete the form below to register your interest for the First Time Managers Skills Bootcamp

Why choose this Skills Bootcamp?

Flexible & Part-Time

Designed to fit in around work commitments to reduce the impact on you and your company.

Career Advancement

Designed for those aiming for a managerial role.

Employer Benefits

Support organisation growth and efficiency with well trained, effective managers.

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