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Celebrations At Stormont As Over 100 Managers Across The Province Awarded In Prestigious Ceremony

Posted by Kirsty McQuoid on Wednesday, October 2, 2013

CEO Chartered Management Institute Ann Francke Awards Over 100 Managers At 'Celebrating Success' At Stormont


Chief Executive of The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Ann Francke arrived in Northern Ireland from London recently to host ‘Celebrating Success’ in Stormont.  103 high-achieving managers and leaders from both private and public sector organisations from across the province were officially commended on working towards Management and Leadership qualifications at the gala awards ceremony organised by Next Level Impact.

Ann Francke, CEO of CMI said: “We know better managers deliver stronger growth, so I encourage business leaders in Northern Ireland to continue investing in your people to unleash their potential.  I congratulate all 103 managers here today for successfully achieving your professional qualifications and gaining the skills that will encourage your teams ad organisations succeed.  I am particularly pleased to congratulate those of you who have also become Chartered Managers today.  This is the CMI’s ultimate badge of recognition.  It means you’ve demonstrated the impact you have made and are committed to high professional standards and your continued development as managers.”

All 103 managers and leaders from organisations which included law firms, dental practices and business consultancies achieved their success having completed an industry specific programme with NI's leading management and leadership training consultancy, Next Level Impact.

Martin Rice, CEO of Next Level Impact, the event organisers says: “We have some of the finest managers and leaders in the UK and it is with great honour that their efforts and talent was acknowledged and celebrated at Stormont by Ann Francke, CEO of the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. Ann Francke’s address to high-achieving managers here demonstrates how crucial NI’s role is within the UK economy and I would like to congratulate each individual on their success.”  


For further information & photographs contact Kirsty McQuoid of PR’s ME on 07756842867 | Belfast,  Northern Ireland

Notes To Editor:

Next Level Impact Ltd is a Belfast based company that delivers a broad range of tailored management and leadership programmes for organisations and individuals throughout Northern Ireland with it base in Belfast.  Next Level Impact is the first organisation in Northern Ireland to achieve Investors in People (liP) under the ‘new choices’ approach to assessment.  The company was presented with the prestigious award by Sir Reg Empey in 2010.  Website

Ann Francke is Chief Executive of Chartered Management Institute (CMI).  For more information about CMI and how to become a Chartered Manger visit website

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