ILM Level 2 in Leadership and Team Skills with Keyturn

ILMAC_HI_RGBWho are these qualifications for:

The Award or Certificate in Leadership and Team Skills is ideal for practicing team leaders, helping them become more effective and confident in their role.  They also support new or aspiring team leaders – helping them make the transition from working in a team to leading a team.

Benefits:

The individual learns core leadership and management skills and how to put them in to practice in their working environment.  The programme will motivate and equip team leaders and aspiring team leaders, helping to improve team performance and increase productivity within the organisation.

Every student undertaking the ILM training will also be enrolled into a one year studying membership with ILM including access to resources, articles, journals, magazines and reports for all levels of management.

Each ILM programme involves workshops, guided self-study, tutorials and work-based assignments.


Level 2 ILMLevel 2 Award in Leadership and Team Skills with Keyturn

Length of learning: minimum of 16 hours (including induction and tutorial hours)

 

Programme Overview:

Unit – Managing Yourself
  • Recognising that good personal organisation is a pre-requisite for successful management of others, this unit looks at the basics of objective setting and how to manage priorities on a day-to-day basis. Key time management techniques are introduced, and the difficult subject of stress is openly talked about – recognising its impact in the workplace, and considering ways to manage it appropriately.
Unit – Methods of Communicating in the Workplace
  • Effective communication is often assumed to have taken place when, in reality, it hasn’t! This unit addresses this major issue and looks at how to overcome the many barriers to effective communication. Various ways of communicating are considered in turn, establishing when and how they are best utilised.
Unit – Leading your Work Team
  • This unit considers the range of characteristics that you might expect to find in a good leader and recognises that different leadership styles can be adopted to suit specific individuals and situations. Participants are encouraged to identify, develop and practice leadership styles that fit their personalities.

Level 2 ILMLevel 2 Certificate in Leadership and Team Skills with Keyturn

Length of learning: minimum of 48 hours (including induction and tutorial hours)

 

Programme Overview:

Unit – Managing Yourself
  • Recognising that good personal organisation is a pre-requisite for successful management of others, this unit looks at the basics of objective setting and how to manage priorities on a day-to-day basis. Key time management techniques are introduced, and the difficult subject of stress is openly talked about – recognising its impact in the workplace, and considering ways to manage it appropriately.
Unit – Understanding Conflict Management in the Workplace
  • Study of the causes and effects of conflict is a valuable foundation for dealing with the inevitable issues that will arise in the life of every manager! The more difficult task of actually tackling conflict situations in the workplace are discussed in a practical manner, considering the options available to resolve, or at least minimise conflict. ‘Prevention is better than cure’, and a pro-active approach to creating a harmonious working environment is thoroughly examined.
Unit – Methods of Communicating in the Workplace
  • Effective communication is often assumed to have taken place when, in reality, it hasn’t! This unit addresses this major issue and looks at how to overcome the many barriers to effective communication. Various ways of communicating are considered in turn, establishing when and how they are best utilised.
Unit – Giving Briefings and making Presentations
  • A key aim of this unit is to reduce the fear that many people have of making presentations, by equipping participants with a range of tools and techniques that lift confidence. Planning of content, method and style of presentation, and supporting aids, are all given time and attention, before concentrating on actual delivery. Finally, participants are encouraged to evaluate their presentations, using each experience as a step towards greater confidence.
Unit – Understanding Effective Team Working
  • Using the well-known research studies of Belbin and others, this workshop takes a revealing look into the mechanics of teamwork, and examines the ways in which the wide variety of individual values, perceptions, feelings and behaviours impact upon the effectiveness of teams. Participants learn how to identify team roles and will consider ways of dealing with disagreements and conflict.
Unit – Leading your Work Team
  • This unit considers the range of characteristics that you might expect to find in a good leader and recognises that different leadership styles can be adopted to suit specific individuals and situations. Participants are encouraged to identify, develop and practice leadership styles that fit their personalities.
Unit – Improving Performance of the Work Team
  • A fascinating unit that takes an understanding of team working into the realms of effective organisational performance. Participants consider how to blend an often complicated mix of personal, individual, and team characteristics into an effective team that is capable of meeting organisational requirements. Motivation, feedback and underperformance are three key areas that influence achievement of this goal, and each are studied carefully.
Unit – Understanding Change in the Workplace
  • The purpose of this unit is to develop an understanding of the potential reasons for change within the workplace.  As with all change some people fear it and others embrace it, in this unit we will look at these different attitudes and other barriers to change and how to overcome them.  Participants are encouraged to look at and understand how they as a team leader can implement or support change and how they can develop and maintain team cohesion during the change process.
Unit – Understanding Training and Coaching in the Workplace
  • Training and coaching are essential activities for managers to address, yet often they are areas that are neglected. The reasons for this are considered, alongside the benefits of providing effective training and coaching. The unit helps participants to identify when training and/or coaching is appropriate, to plan development opportunities that relate to individual learning styles, to develop personal coaching skills, and to evaluate the success of training/coaching sessions.