Certified Professional in Leadership and Management™, CPLM™


Today’s organizational success is all about talented leaders who are armed with information and trained to lead their enterprise in the battles of business. While some people are born with good leadership qualities, a lack of time and training could keep them from thriving.Trained, effective and committed leaders are in short supply & the current and future talent shortage will continue to drag down organizational growth, performance and profitability. As compelling as this forbidding reality, leadership doesn’t just happen, especially in a global business.

In Career First Institute’s Certified Professional in Leadership and Management™ program, you can learn what it takes to rise to the top echelon of leadership in your global organization and be the leader who can impact employee behavior and deliver results.

Career First Institute’s Certified Professional in Leadership and Management™, both offered as a public and on-site corporate learning solution program, enables practicing managers and organizational leaders to gain mastery of leadership and management competencies critical in producing sustainable results for their organization. This program is a difference maker that creates value not only to the customers or stakeholders one’s organization serve but also to its staff who produce bottomline results.

Who should join?

This CPLM™ program is suitable for individuals who lead and manage teams in both private and public sectors including CEOs, Directors, Senior Executives, Managers, and Supervisors plus those officers who are identified to fill key leadership positions within the organization in the future.


  • Encourage participation to share their knowledge and experiences; utilize activities that relate to their expertise
  • Provide multiple ways of presenting the materials – lectures, group discussions, videos, and games
  • Problem-solving activities through simulation exercises i.e. role-play and case studies
  • Relate the contents and skills to the participants’ jobs and the challenges/problems they encounter
  • Observation, feedback, and coaching sessions
  • Follow a realistic time schedule
  • Acknowledge all participants’ contributions and respect each other’s differences

What makes the Certified Professional in Leadership and Management™, CPLM™ imperative for organizational success?

Your team is only as strong as your weakest leader. We know that your leaders are your greatest asset regardless of their levels of development. The only way to ensure that they can navigate your organization to success is to leverage on their skills, provide the opportunities where they can demonstrate defined competencies, and most importantly, validate them against your organization’s standards.

Career First Institute balances the theoretical aspect with experiential and hands-on learning. The program encourages learning from one another regardless of industries and respects the learning process as valid and open. It also uses coaching, mentoring, cutting-edge tools, and application learning to provide a comprehensive results-based learning solution. This is nothing like an MBA course.

A continuous learning support is provided throughout the program that leads to mastery of leadership and management, delivered by most experienced trainers/facilitators.

Milestones through achievement of different levels of expertise are celebrated by the awards given to participants who are able to profess the skills to keep them motivated, engaged, and successful in their professional journey.

Level 1: Certificate in Leadership and Management Essentials

  • Fundamentals of Supervisory Effectiveness
  • Fundamentals of Performance Management
  • Communication Essentials for Leaders
  • Operational Excellence

Level 2: Certificate in Advanced Leadership and Management

  • Situational Leadership
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Inspiring Leadership

Level 3: Certificate in Leadership and Management Excellence

  • Discipline of Execution
  • Project Management
  • Change Management
  • Executive Leadership

Leader’s Circle

Leaders who completed the certification course will become members of Leader’s Circle. Career First Institute’s Leader’s Circle is an exclusive membership society designed to support past attendees in strengthening their leadership and development through various learning platforms other than the conventional training. 

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