Professional Body Approved & Recognised Training

International Academy for Professional Development
Blended, Classroom and Distance Learning

Centre for Accountancy, Management, Business and Entrepreneurship (CAMBE)

The Centre for Accountancy, Management, Business and Entrepreneurship (CAMBE) and the International Academy offers the following professional development and practice programmes:


  1. Certificate in Professional Development (Specialist Topic) 
  2. Certificate in Work Based Professional Development (Specialist Topic) 

These courses provide students with a distance and blended learning approach to continuing professional development and education in their own particular field of work. The Topic Specialism is in the field that the student wishes to focus on for the work-based programme whereas the general certificate focuses on coaching. Journal articles that can provide an excellent source of research for the courses include the International Journal of Management Education. Our website provides links to other open access journals.


The Certificate in Work Based Professional Development is of particular interest to professionals who need to undertake Continuing Professional Development and Education (CPDE). It is a total of 50 hours study. Course admission is subject to the Centre for Accountancy, Management, Business and Entrepreneurship (CAMBE) and International Academy having an Academic Supervisor able to supervise the particular specialist topic.


The Centre for Accountancy, Management, Business and Entrepreneurship (CAMBE), International Academy for Professional Development are an ILM Recognised Provider. As a recognised provider, the International Academy for Professional Development runs a wide range of approved management development programmes which are suitable for Continuing Professional Development. 


To qualify as an ILM Development programme, our leadership and management training scheme had to meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Must be based on management, leadership, coaching, mentoring or enterprise
  • Must aim to enhance or develop the knowledge and skills of managers, leaders, coaches, mentors or entrepreneurs

Although ILM Development programmes are not qualifications, the ILM have evaluated all aspects of programme delivery. On completion of their programme, students receive an Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) Development certificate. Our Centres and International Academy for Professional Development ILM Advanced Development Awards qualify successful candidates for Associate Membership of the ILM. Those with more than five years experience may also apply for full Membership of the ILM.


WHO ARE THE ILM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES SUITABLE FOR?

Generally the courses are suitable for managers, directors, entrepreneurs, personnel staff, management consultants, trainers, coaches, psychologists and/or other professionals who wish to learn more about coaching and/or management development. However, participants also include those interested in a career change.


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