The BMF Diploma in Merchanting

The BMF Diploma in Merchanting
The BMF Diploma in Merchanting is a management development programme. It offers managers and trainee managers advanced leadership development training that is specifically tailored to the needs of the builders’ and timber merchant sector. The programme of learning is designed to be studied on a part time basis. The content of the learning focuses on the skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to carry out the role of ‘front-line’ manager effectively within a merchant’s branch or office. High priority is given to ensuring that skills taught can have a direct benefit to the learner’s company.

Who would benefit?
Managers and Trainee Managers in Builders Merchants, Distributors, Manufacturers and Suppliers who are looking for a thorough grounding in management skills to equip them for further progression.

Course type
Self-study modulesand workshops

Learning format
9 Module workshops & assessments

Course duration
2-2.5 years


What do you get?
Certificates of Completion.


Course overview
The BMF Diploma in Merchanting is a management development programme. It offers managers and trainee managers advanced leadership development training that is specifically tailored to the needs of the builders’ and timber merchant sector.

The programme of learning is designed to be studied on a part time basis. The content of the learning focuses on the skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to carry out the role of  ‘front-line’ manager effectively within a merchant’s branch or office. High priority is given to ensuringthat skills taught can have a direct benefit to the learner’s company.

The BMF Diploma is designed to change the way managers think by.....
  • Enhancing their ability to think both operationally and strategically (i.e. short-term and long-term).
  • Developing their ability to recognise good practice and how it can be applied to other people and situations - to the benefit of staff development and business procedures and performance.
  • Building their awareness of a 360 degree business perspective;to appreciate how good (or poor) working practices in one area will not only affect those directly involved but alsoother staff, customers and other stakeholders alike.
    Giving an understanding and recognition of how good management and leadership principles effect the overall performance of the business.
  • Developing their ability to research, audit and investigateareas of performance for which they are responsible, to interpret their findings and plan and organise a response andto monitor the results of what they have put in place.
  • Improving their ability to communicate and present information to staff, customers and other stakeholders and to do this to empower and motivate others to believein or follow a particular course of action or idea.
  • Enhancing their ability to use the key skills that are necessaryfor anyone in a leadership or management position to have. Such skills as speaking, listening, questioning, writing, self motivation, self organisation, reasoning and empathy.

How to register
Training for this course is booked on demand. To register your interest please contact Paige Godsell at paige.godsell@bmf.org.uk or call 02476 854980.
Where
England

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