Introducing the Chartered Manager degree apprenticeship

Underpinned by a BSc (Hons) in Management, this degree apprenticeship aims to develop a new kind of business professional for the 21st century.

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Through this blended course, degree apprentices learn through a mixture of e-learning, on- and off-site academic support, and face to face block teaching. The apprenticeship programme can and will be tailored to suit the needs of your business, and our expertise in delivering apprenticeships means that the programme can be delivered with the least disruption to your business.

The course will produce learners who understand the role and interrelationship between strategic management, human resource management and operations management. Students will be able to effectively manage in a range of diverse organisations. This means that the Chartered Manager degree apprenticeship is invaluable to those looking to progress their career within your business by moving into a management role.

Apprentices will appreciate the global challenges facing managers from multiple perspectives. They will develop their leadership skills in relation to decision making, problem solving, team working, negotiation, employee performance management, and will be sensitive to issues relating to cultural/inter-cultural diversity and equality.


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The apprenticeship levy requires larger employers to contribute to a funding pot which they can access in order to purchase apprenticeship training. Since the introduction of this levy, in addition to the generous government co-investment available for smaller employers, apprenticeships have become an increasingly popular way to upskill staff. This article can provide more information about how you can benefit from the apprenticeship levy.

University of Kent are one of the few universities to provide a management-aligned degree programme for the Chartered Management degree apprenticeship programme. To register your interest, please get in touch at