Essential Management Skills (CMI validated)

Essential Management Skills

Duration: 2 days, delivered at a venue of your choice, anywhere in the UK.


Joanna Markham developed her huge knowledge of management practice and business psychology over a long career as an academic and in senior roles in industry. Over a fifteen year consultancy career she has worked with some of the world’s biggest companies, training everyone from new starters to CEOs across four continents. Joanna’s boundless energy and direct, positive training style make her a firm favourite with many of our clients.


Course certification and CMI membership

The Essential Management Skills course is recognised by the CMI.

Delegates receive a CMI certificate, as well as a year’s membership, including access to a wealth of online resources such as videos, document templates, an online library and much more to help them continue their professional development.

Course details

Client feedback for this course

“One of the best training courses I have attended. Many thanks.”
MS, Markel International

“[The trainer’s] experience is invaluable and her communication and delivery are second to none. She made things very clear and made sure everybody understood and participated.”
Delegate from Entrepreneur’s Circle

“Extremely engaging and enjoyable… I have learnt things that I can apply straight away.”
Director at the Country Land and Business Association

“A great experience. I have taken a lot out of these two days.”
Finance Manager, Insight Certification

“This has provided me with the confidence I have been lacking for some time.”
Senior Office, University of Wales

“Very enjoyable and motivating. Will put into practice with my team.”
Delegate, Westminster City Council

Find out more or book a course

If you have any questions or if you would like to speak to Joanna or one of our other trainers about how this course could be adapted to work for you please get in touch.

In most cases we can provide an all-inclusive quote to cover design, delivery and materials with some basic information:

  • Which course you are interested in
  • Where the course would take place
  • How many delegates need to be trained

Just drop us a line with these basic facts and we’ll get back to you with a no-obligation quote on the same day.


Cambridge Executive Development is a boutique learning consultancy with a small and select team specialising in management and communication skills training. Over fifteen years we’ve helped delegates from hundreds of companies, including many of the country’s biggest brands, boost their productivity and confidence, and transform their impact at work.


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