About CMI

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About CMI

Key facts


The story behind our story

CMI Communications and Management Institute was founded in 2004, motivated by the desire to create a learning space for working adults to return to professional education. Since then, CMI has developed into a specialist provider of professional qualifications across a range of specialised sectors. 

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Our Mission : 

We see each learner as an individual with unique needs and aspirations, many of whom wish to improve their career prospects by pursuing professional education. We strive for an exceptional student experience and seek to develop your knowledge, skills and competencies. Our programmes are trusted qualifications, which enhance your employment opportunities.

Education Partnerships
To ensure you are ahead of the rest, our education partnerships guarantees you achieve the latest industry and recognised qualifications.  

QQI - Quality & Qualifications Ireland
CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply
ATHE - Awards for Training and Higher Education
PMI - Project Management Institute
IWFM - Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management
OTHM qualifications

Winner of Numerous awards:
CIPS Centre of Excellence 2017/2018/2019/2020
National Procurement Awards 2019 - Winner - Best Education Project of the Year

Your Success, is ours
Thousands of past graduates have been successfully promoted to a range of exciting and fulfilling roles that span several industry sectors. Both international and national organisation's enjoy the benefits of recruiting CMI graduates who have a lot to offer both personally and professionally.

Enjoy the best learning experience 
Programmes are offered by blended learning (mix of classroom and online) and online learning. Many programmes are offered in the evening from our city centre school and by online learning. At the end of your chosen course, you will be equipped with the confidence to apply what you learn to the workplace.

Our Teaching Team

Our benefits

80% of students are right
Investing in part-time study pays for itself. Over 80% of past graduates have either received new positions in the last year or have been promoted as a result of the qualification they achieved from CMI.

Your time is precious
Designed to make the best use of your time, CMI part time programmes don't take over your busy working week. Offered by blended learning with classes held in the evening or at the weekend and supported with the CMI® Virtual Learning platform.

Practitioners by Day, masters at Night
CMI teaching 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 teachers 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

Many courses are on or broadly equivalent to levels on the National Framework of Qualifications NFQ in the Republic of Ireland  OR Regulation of Qualifications Framework RQF in the United Kingdom.

At the heart, You

Because CMI is a small personal institute, good communication and a close connection between you and teachers/ 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.

CMI School Canteen
CMI- ATC School Canteen 4th Floor

CMI School
CMI- ATC School, 35 South William Street, Dublin 2