CMI Level 5 Professional Consultancy Skills

Course attendees from:

  • AIS Consulting
  • BAE Systems
  • Capita
  • The City of Edinburgh Council
  • Electra Learning
  • Honeywell
  • Jonathan Lee Recruitment
  • KM&T
  • Peugeot
  • Plus Dane Group
  • Roche
  • RWD Technologies
  • Sandvik
  • Sellafield
  • Velux
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Venues and Dates On line option

This course will provide you with effective tools, techniques and structure for working as a change agent or internal consultant, as a consultant wanting to confirm and broaden your approach, or as an internal continuous improvement leader wanting to overcome barriers to change.

Roles of past attendees include:

  • Consultants (Internal and external)
  • Managers (wanting to adopt a consultancy style)
  • Project Managers
  • Data analysts
  • Not for profit executives
  • Learning and Development leads
  • Solution architects
  • Project leaders
  • Lean Practitioners
  • Change agents / Managers
  • Supply Chain Engineers
  • Continuous improvement leaders

Developed by practitioners for practitioners.


There is also an in-house delivery option for six or more persons.

About the course

This highly interactive and engaging 3 day course has been developed to meet the stringent requirements of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and Institute of Consulting (IC); designed to develop essential skills most needed to drive change and deliver projects.

The qualification is recognised in 40+ ICMCI (International Council of Management Consulting Institutes) countries.

Our focus is to develop skills that enable individuals to:

  • Operate in a client centred way
  • Overcome resistance
  • Improve client and stakeholder relationships
  • Establish credibility
  • Lead the client and not be led
  • Facilitate change
  • Identify their team working strengths and needs
  • Manage the client and projects with the use of powerful visual management techniques
  • Manage consultancy interventions with clear governance
  • Develop and present proposals or a business case
  • Adopt structured problem solving tools and techniques
  • Elicit solutions from the client with coaching techniques
Delegates from AIS, Abbu Issa, Aqua-i, BAE, Boston Consulting Group, Capita, CBRE, Edinburgh Council, Electra Learning, Glasgow University, Google, Harley Davidson, Health and Social Care, Honeywell, Hopscotch, Intel, Intu, Institute of Public Administration (Saudi Arabia), Intellectual Property Office, Itelligence, Jonathan Lee, KM&T, Magnox, Martin Veasy, Mintec, Money Tree Fundraising, National Express, National Skills Academy, Network Rail, Nigerian Infrastructure, NPower, Peugot, Plus Dane Group, Research Sites, Roche, RWD, Sandvik, SabMiller, SAP, Sellafield, Takamol, UKCES, Velux

Why Choose Coaching For Change

We have a proven track record in helping organisations reduce costs whilst improving performance output. You will be shown first hand the tools and techniques we use, sharing our experiences across a variety of sectors of what's worked well and what hasn't. You will learn skills to become a leader of change that can drive your organisation or client to become a leaner, innovative and better performing company.

Lead Tutor

Lee Kemp, founder of Coaching For Change is a Certified Management Consultant and fellow of the Institute of Consulting. To bring the tools and techniques alive, Lee shares his experience of operating as a consultant with a 20+ year track record of delivering transformational change in Aerospace, Defence, Rail, Telecommunications, Local Government, Manufacturing, Nuclear, Life Science and Textiles, across USA, Middle East and Europe.

Lee has trained over 300 people from 15 countries. Some have gone on to work for some of the top 5 consultancy practices in the world. Watch the video below to hear Lee discussing the course with our MD, Grant Bowman

What makes us unique? For those that choose to progress to the certificate level of the course, you will be able to use our system to receive a personalised CLAW360 report. This baselines your behaviour against 18 Change Leader attributes, used to identify development opportunities and contribute towards your assignments.

What's the difference between award, certificate and diploma?

The certificate is the most popular and the course is designed to meet the learning requirements. Diploma level is an extra 3 days of training and an additional 200 hours of learning.

CMI qualifications come with three different certifications:

Award is the shortest and most concise qualification – typically takes between 1 and 3 months. (one assignment)

Certificate provides a broad base of knowledge and skills – typically takes between 3 and 12 months. (Two assignments)

Diploma provides a comprehensive and extensive programme of learning - typically takes between 9 and 18 months. (Six assignments)

Book Your Place

Official enrolment closes 7 days prior to the course start date. This helps us to ensure professional delivery of the course and prepare personalised training packs. If there are still places left after this window then we may be able to expedite, please call before booking.

Choose the date and location for the course you would like to attend and process through our secure portal. We can also take bookings over the phone and process through Purchase Order arrangement.

Discounts are applied to bookings for more than one person. This is applied automatically as part of the booking process (starting at 5% for two persons and up to 12% for 12 persons). Please contact us if you need to discuss payment options.

Delegate cancellations are refunded: 100% if notified no less than 4 weeks of the course start date, 50% if notified no less than 2 weeks of course date, 25% if notified no less than 1 week of the course start date. We accommodate changes to different dates wherever possible to avoid you incurring costs of cancellation. 


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Wednesday 18th March 2020 - Friday 20th March 2020

Maximum Delegates: 12
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Wednesday 22nd April 2020 - Friday 24th April 2020

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Wednesday 13th May 2020 - Friday 15th May 2020

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Wednesday 24th June 2020 - Friday 26th June 2020

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Wednesday 23rd September 2020 - Friday 25th September 2020

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