BSc (Hons) Applied Business Management

Our Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship blends the essential digital, management and professional skills needed to thrive in the future workforce.
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Our Chartered Manager degree apprenticeship in Applied Business Management is designed to build in-demand skills, knowledge and behaviours that current and aspiring managers need to thrive.
The programme is suitable for a wide range of professional roles, and blends essential leadership, management and professional skills that will build effective leaders with measurable impact. We also integrate in-demand digital and data skills to enable the degree candidates to embrace new technology and use it effectively to meet demands within their organisations.
Programme Content and Length
2.5 years accelerated degree apprenticeship + End Point Assessment

CCL degree apprentices will develop their competencies in core professional skills such as interpersonal and business communication, people and project management, as well as teamwork and leadership.


Successful completion of the programme will enable degree candidates to gain an accredited undergraduate degree, whilst building invaluable work experience and industry knowledge. They will also receive a CMI Foundation Chartered Manager status.


Degree apprenticeships are entirely funded by employers through the apprenticeship levy.

Our programme structure enables the degree apprentices to have measurable immediate impact and gain confidence in their roles.

Throughout the programme we have integrated essential digital skills that enable apprentices to embrace technology and innovation as part of driving organisational strategy and growth.

Level 4
• Management and Leadership Practice
• Using and Presenting Business Intelligence
• Managing People and Teams
• Technology, Innovation and Change
Level 5
• Sales and Operational Planning
• Finance for non-financial Managers
• Collaborative Management Practice
• Contemporary Issues in Business and Management
Level 6
• Strategic Management
• Managing Business Projects
• Synoptic project: Research
• Synoptic project: Development

Who are our programmes for?

Why Chartered Manager for employers?

Equip your current and aspiring managers with core leadership skills to fast track a route into key management positions. The programme is specifically aimed at developing effective leadership and management skills, in addition to communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and behaviours. It includes a broad range of disciplines such as project management, business finance, sales and operational strategy. Your degree apprentices will also be equipped with essential professional and digital skills.

Why Chartered Manager for students?

If you aspire to become a manager, then the Chartered Manager programme is a crucial step towards developing the right skills to build your future management career. Regardless of which industry you are in or plan to enter, the skills, knowledge and behaviours you will learn are highly transferable and sought-after by employers. As a CCL degree apprentice you will be able to see theory come into practice and have immediate impact in your role. Upon completion of the programme you will be equipped with the relevant knowledge and skills to go on to a variety of roles, including head of department, team leader, project manager and many more.


Endorsed by the Chartered Management Institute

The Chartered Manager degree apprenticeship standard was originally developed by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and top employers to deliver a programme that equip graduates with the leadership skills needed to be effective within their organisations.

CMI is the only organisation in the UK that can award Chartered Manager status to their members – the gold standard in management. They are also active in business policy making and ensure that their more than 130,000 members are represented in policy decision making.