About CMI

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About CMI

Key facts


The story behind our story

Communications & Management Institute is an international education institute offering online Diploma courses, which are internationally accredited. Based in London with offices in Dublin, Madrid, Zurich and Dubai, qualifications are simply the best - career focused and industry recognised.

Career Success

Since 2003, when CMI was founded, thousands of past graduates have been promoted to successful jobs in management and others now work in specialised careers reflecting their qualification and experience.

Effective Management, one click away

Courses are offered in the evening, by online learning and by customised corporate training.
CMI online courses are specifically designed to make you effective managers. CMI Tutors believes in your ability. At the end of your chosen course, you will be equipped with the confidence and ability to apply what you learn to the workplace.

John O'Toole CEO, CMI, Communications & Management Institute

I'm delighted as this new status proves our staff and lecturers commitment to the best standard of education delivery. It also shows students have worked very hard to get the best possible results across all CIPS qualification levels. Results at CMI are higher than the average results achieved across all cips centres.

John O'Toole CEO of Communications & Management Institute

Our benefits

  • 90% of students can’t be wrong

    Investing in part-time study pays for itself. Over 90% of past students are currently in employment and many hold positions in junior, middle and senior management and others now work in specialised vocational areas.

  • Your time is precious

    Designed to maximise your time, CMI part time classes are held once a week either in the evening or at the weekend. Combined with online learning, most courses are classroom based with some courses offered by distance learning.

  • Accessible Courses

    CMI courses are offered by classroom and also by distance online learning. Live online classes are recorded for later playback and viewing.

  • Practitioners by Day, masters at Night

    CMI lecturing staff, are not your typical teachers. They are working practitioners during the day and masters of their teaching subject at night. They have the experience and qualifications, unrivalled by other educational institutes. CMI lecturers will bring your qualifications and education to the next level.

  • Relevance to the workplace is vital

    A feature of CMI part time courses is practical assignments and applied learning. In the current difficult environment, it makes sense to invest in a course relevant to the workplace.

  • International recognition

    Several highly distinguished quality awarding bodies have given their stamp of approval to CMI. This is a mark of CMI's quality commitment and guarantee to you. When choosing CMI, you can rest assure that you are choosing the right institute.

  • Progress to the next level

    CMI part time courses are located on various levels of various frameworks depending on the award body and its location. Course are approved by; National Framework of Qualifications NFQ (Republic of Ireland) level 5 to 8; Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation Ofqual (England) level 3- 6; and by the SQA Scottish Qualifications Authority SQA to level 6-10. They are recognised internationally.

  • At the heart, You

    Because CMI is a small personal institute, good communication and a close connection between you and lecturers/ staff will be part of your personal experience.

  • Achieve a Brighter Future, by Night

    Learning at night, is the best way to maximise the use of your time. CMI staff will provide you with impartial advice as to the course most suitable for you. Talk to us To-day and take that step to a brighter future.