The Importance of Management Courses

Business managers are vital to companies. It is their job to help run an efficient and productive business. They do this by leading employees and operations. Business managers can work in an office branch or their very own business. This sought after role comes with many responsibilities and rewards. Managers must plan, build teams, and assign work. Because it is a competitive career, many employers seek experienced and skilled applicants. As such, candidates study management courses to gain a competitive edge. A business management qualification is an effective way to make your CV stand out.

Explore our Business Management Courses

Business Management Courses

Business Startup Diploma

The Business Startup Diploma offers an excellent opportunity to enhance vital, professional skills development for any prospective new business owner.

Business Management Courses

Data Analyst Diploma

In a world driven by data and the insights derived from it, Data Analysts have become key team members of any business or agency that…

Business Management Courses

Management Diploma

This is one of a range of diplomas developed for the purpose of equipping newly appointed managers and team leaders with the essential skills they’ll…

General Office Skills Courses

Office Management Course

This diploma is designed to teach you the fundamental skills you will need to turn you into a highly valued and well-paid office manager who…

Business Management Courses

Professional Development Diploma

This is an exciting diploma that could open up a world of opportunity for your career. It’s our most flexible diploma being fully customisable. It…

Business Management Courses

Data Research and Statistical Techniques

In this course, we’ll cover the fundamental research methodology and modelling concepts that are key to performing robust data analytics, visualisation, and data interpretation.

Business Management Courses

Data Visualisation with Tableau

In this course, you’ll learn the power of storytelling through the visualisation of your data, and you’ll develop your skills in creating insightful visuals with…

Business Management Courses

Fundamentals of AI and Machine Learning

In this course, we’ll introduce you to essential concepts of artificial intelligence and machine learning –– technologies that are increasingly relevant in today’s sophisticated workplaces.

Business Management Courses

Handling Conflict and Confrontation

This Handling Conflict and Confrontation course will quickly provide you with real-life useful strategies to help you handle problem situations.

Business Management Courses

Introduction to Business Structure and Law

If you have or are thinking about setting up your own business, this course will provide you with an essential grounding in the basics of…

The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Certification Service accredits all Pitman management training. Thus, you can add many points to your CV with training courses. These points prove to employers that you have gone the extra mile to develop your skills.

But how do the points work? You receive a certain amount of CPD points, depending on the course, diploma, or seminar. One example is our Introduction to Business Structure and Law course. This course is essential for new business owners and runs 6-8 hours. With this particular course, you will earn 8 CPD points. Longer business training, such as our 100-hour Professional Development Diploma awards more points.

We recommend that you pick a selection of courses and seminars or one diploma to get the most out of your Pitman Training.

Why Choose a Leadership Management Course with Pitman?

  • Employers respect our programmes. Business manager courses from Pitman Training give your CV a competitive edge.
  • Pitman Training has courses for all aspects of business management. Learn anything from how to start a new business to the basics of conflict resolution.
  • Looking to learn online management courses alongside another Pitman training module? Our business training pairs well with project management and communication courses.
  • At Pitman, our management training is available online and in-centre. Study with a trusted advisor in person at one of our local training centres. If you prefer, you can even take online management courses.
  • All our management courses are CPD-accredited. They earn you valuable CPD points that employers hold in high regard.
  • Take business manager courses online and in-centre at your own pace. We design our Pitman business management courses to easily fit into your schedule.
  • You can count on our course advisors to support you on your learning journey. They are there to assist whether you learn online or at one of our training centres.

Pitman Training offers a wide range of business management courses, diplomas, and seminars. If you’re new to management, we recommend our management diploma. It will provide you with a strong business management foundation.

We also offer courses for individuals looking to hone their business management skills. Take, for example, our leadership skills course. This course will give you valuable insight into successful leadership.

If you wish to complete training in a shorter time frame, we offer seminars at many locations. These include conflict managementmanagement skills, and supervisory skills. This training wraps up everything you need to know in a single day.

There are many different business course options available. Our experienced course advisors are with you every step of the way. Get in touch for a free, friendly career consultation with our training experts

Frequently Asked Questions

Is a tutor-led training seminar a better way for you to learn?

Absolutely, tutor-led seminars, commonly known as instructor-led training sessions, offer an engaging and interactive approach to learning. Led by seasoned professionals, these sessions ensure a deeper understanding of the subject matter, providing immediate feedback and personalized attention. Whether it’s employee training or corporate skill development, these instructor-led sessions encourage direct interaction, fostering an environment conducive to active learning. At Pitman Training, our extensive collection of tutor-led training videos combines the flexibility of online learning with the live guidance of expert instructors.

Are the courses approved?

Yes our courses are accredited by awarding bodies and accepted by all employers.

When do the courses start?

We have monthly intakes for every course, please enquire to find out more.

I work nights, can I study part-time?

Yes, we recommend all our students allocate 8 to 10 hours per week. All our courses take up to 3 months to complete and our diplomas take up to 1 year.

Who will train me?

Some of our certifications are studied online using our interactive platform and some of our diplomas are conducted via online seminars.

Do I study online or at a training centre?

We offer a blended learning approach. Our courses and diplomas can be studied remotely from the comfort of your own home. You also have the option to also study in our centers if you prefer face-to-face learning.

If I fail an exam?

One re-sit is provided for our courses. However, we have a very high pass rates in completing the assessments.

Can I pay back over a period of time?

Yes, we offer various payment plans up to 36 months to help split the cost over a manageable period of time.

What is the cost?

Our costs vary for our courses and diplomas and start from as little as £20 per month over a 36-month payment plan period. Fill in the form to find out more.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: –


  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

Career Path

A great diploma that can help open the doors to a variety of careers thanks to its unique tailor-made set up. You could work towards any number of office administration type careers in roles such as Medical Secretary, Legal Secretary, PA, EA or Office Manager. Alternatively, you could utilise the skills gained to kick-start a rewarding career in an accounting role with positions such as Bookkeeper, Accounts Assistant or Finance Assistant.

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