A range of products based on the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Management and Leadership are available to be purchased from the Management Standards Centre, as described below.

Please note that postage and packaging is currently free within the UK, but will incur a cost if ordering from overseas. To place an order from outside the UK please contact the MSC on +44 (0)20 7240 2826, or e-mail

Management and Leadership National Occupational Standards Book

The book contains all 74 revised and updated standards, set out in an easy to read style. The book is likely to be of use to anyone who regularly refers to the standards and who wishes to have a hard copy of the standards as a reference resource. The standards are also available to be downloaded from the MSC website free of charge.

Price: £25 per book
Postage: Free within the UK

Management and Leadership National Occupational Standards Toolkit

The toolkit provides an overview of the standards and information on how they can be used by individuals and organisations. Handouts within the toolkit include an overview of the standards and the work of the MSC, case studies of how the standards have been used, information on the Management and Leadership Foundation degree Framework, a summary of the MSC Sector Qualifications Strategy and our vision for 2020, information on the qualifications structure for SVQs and NVQs, and a copy of the full suite of standards on CD.

Price: £15 per toolkit
Postage: Free within the UK

Best Practice Guides

A series of best practice guides have been developed to help organisations and individuals improve their effectiveness in a range of business and management processes. Topics covered include performance management, organisation development, recruitment and selection, business planning, succession planning and team working. As well as being available for purchase as booklet, the guides can also be downloaded as individual leaflets free of charge from our Resource Library.

Price: £5 per booklet
Postage: Free within the UK

How to Order

To purchase any of the items listed above, please proceed to the secure ordering page by clicking on the ‘Purchase’ button on the left hand side of the page. MSC no longer offer an invoicing service for orders under £50, but payment can be made via debit or credit cards through the website. If you would like to be invoiced for an order over £50, please contact MSC through the details below.

We are also happy to receive payment by cheque. Cheques made out to the ‘Management Standards Centre’ should be sent to the following address, along with a note identifying the delivery address and required products:

Management Standards Centre
3rd Floor
2 Savoy Court

Once your order has been processed, items should be received within 5 working days.

Further Information

If you require any further information or would like to discuss bulk orders, please contact us directly on +44 (0)20 7240 2826