Leadership Development Programme LDP – with CMI

Leadership Development Programme (LDP)

for managers and team leaders accredited by the CMI

The EIMF Leadership and Management Development Programme (LMDP) is a five-day, high energy intense general management course that offers a great learning experience for participants. In five days we put an emphasis on building participant’s confidence as a manager and leader of their organization.


The LDP has met the rigorous quality standards of the Chartered Management Institute and has achieved the CMI Accreditation. Participants can get an immediate benefit from their CMI membership and pursuit the Chartered Manager status, the highest achievement in the management profession. Thousands of managers are already working towards Chartered status, as proof of their ability to lead people and manage change.

Managing a unit or an organization It’s challenging. We know.
Mid- to senior-level managers — leaders of managers — often say their job is challenging but at the same time exciting and fulfilling. They also say that is definitely not a simple job.


What are the main challenges they face?

Define, implement and execute a strategy

Leaders must know the distinctions between strategy, implementation, and execution that are helpful to running a company. Ignoring this fact or getting it wrong creates uncertainty and poor decision making

Getting the right balance in the organization

Managing the top and the bottom of the hierarchy in an organization and making people and processes work effectively

Creating a collaborative environment of trust
Leaders must think and act across organizational units and departments — and help others to do the same.

Handling complexity and enabling change
Leaders handle uncertainty, change and must be equipped to enable staff to solve problems and deal with their own issues

Setting realistic goal and performance management  

Leaders must be able to put in place processes and measures designed to help them manage the organization, and get a competitive advantage, through appropriate benchmarking tools

Why the CMI recognized LDP

  •  Gain Professional Recognition
  • Improve Management Skills
  • Raise your confidence and competence
  • Join the CMI, the largest management membership organization in the world
  • The programme has gained the CMI accreditation and is globally recognized


The Leadership Development Program (LDP) is for Leaders of Managers:

  • Experienced managers who lead other managers and senior professionals.
  • Operational, group, or departmental managers.
  • Leaders who work up, down, and across the organization.


The Learning Experience

Prepare, engage, apply, follow up

Learning can only be effective if the participant allows personal development to take place and believes in the process. The LDP is an in-depth process that builds the skills, knowledge and confidence leaders need to succeed. To get the most out of the programme participants must:


Pre programme assessment tools, and content will be given to participants before the programme to prepare accordingly. This will help to:

  • Identify and clarify development needs.
  • Establish a foundation for significant personal and professional growth.


For five days, participants are immersed in new ideas, will use several tools, work in workshop style activities and engage in their own development and journey. Our experience faculty will be there to guide them and share with them best practices, and case study from around the world.


Personal action plans will be created through coach style workshops for each individual participant. These action plans will help participants make the most out the learning experience after they go back to work

Follow up:

The CMI membership which come free with the porgramme will give access to elearning activities, learning libraries, webinars, reference guides, and tools that will allow participants to follow up on their learning and make assist them in implementing their action plans

DATES: 24, 25 November, 8, 9, 10 December

DURATION: 35 Hours

LOCATION: EIMF Premises, Nicosia

TIME: 09:00 - 17:30

FEES: HRDA eligible €455, non-HRDA eligible €1050 (both + €199.50VAT)

Registration Form

You can register by sending the completed registration form above to info@eimf.eu or via fax to 2227 4475. If you need help completing the form, please give us a call at 2227 4470

Programme Brochure

In-House Training

If you would like to discuss bringing this or another topic to your organization on an in-house basis please call us at 22274470 or email us at info@eimf.eu.


Dr Maria Vakola

Dr Maria Vakola is an organisational psychologist and she is currently working as an associate professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business. Maria worked as a lecturer and visiting lecturer for many European institutions and universities. Maria has published in academic journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Applied Behavioural Science, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, International Journal of HRM etc. She is the author of three books and she is currently acting as an editor to HR case study series.

Maria is an experienced trainer with 17 years of teaching in various audiences ranging from undergraduate students to management teams and a recipient of multiple awards for teaching excellence. She is a founder member of the international forum for psychology of change researchers (IFPOC) and she is a co-founder of job-pairs.gr which was recognised by the Hellenic Management Association as the best HR innovative program of the year 2014.

Thomas Poutas

Thomas holds Diplomas in Industrial Sociologist, Economics, Information Science and Electrical Engineering. He has extensively worked as an Interim Project & Operations Manager, Management Consultant and Trainer and Business-Coach in Germany, CEEMEA and China. He had performed numerous designing and business performance management projects, training and coaching for a number of German and international clients.

Thomas has developed and implemented in-house and external Workshops and Trainings for more than 3.000 participants in Change Management, Project Management, Business Process Management, Balanced Scorecard, People Leadership, LEAN-TQM-KAIZEN, Sales Process Management, Time Management , Conflict Management, Outplacement, Intercultural Communication, HR Recruitment & Assessment Centre, Personnel Positioning. Trainees included leaders, executives, managers, workers and employees from different cultures in CEEMEA.