ILM Level 5 in Leadership and Management with Keyturn

ILMAC_HI_RGBWho are these qualifications for:

The Level 5 Award or Certificate in Leadership and Management is designed for practising middle managers, helping them to develop their skills and experience, improve performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities.

Benefits:

Using core management techniques your managers will learn to drive better results, and develop their ability to lead, motivate and inspire.  It will engage middle managers in considering organisational strategic thinking, required at this level of management to foster business improvement.

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 5 ILMLevel 5 Award in Leadership and Management with Keyturn

Length of learning: minimum of 21 hours (including induction and tutorial hours)

 

Programme Overview:

Unit – Becoming an Effective Leader
  • The first unit covers the key responsibilities of the leadership role, the importance of understanding one’s own strengths and limitations, the necessity of continuous self-development and effective techniques for communicating, persuading and negotiating with teams and individuals. It also covers the vital importance of the leader gaining the motivation and commitment of others.
Unit – Managing Stress and Conflict in the Organisation
  • This unit looks at the management responsibilities in relation to work-related stress and the possible indicators of it. The session will cover the causes, symptoms and impact of stress and also interpersonal friction and ways of resolving it. Internal organisational policies relating to these areas will be looked at during the workshop to ensure managers are confident and skilled in moving through any related processes.

Level 5 ILMLevel 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management with Keyturn

Length of learning: minimum of 68 hours (including induction and tutorial hours)

 

Programme Overview:

Unit – Becoming an Effective Leader
  • The first unit covers the key responsibilities of the leadership role, the importance of understanding one’s own strengths and limitations, the necessity of continuous self-development and effective techniques for communicating, persuading and negotiating with teams and individuals. It also covers the vital importance of the leader gaining the motivation and commitment of others.
Unit – Understanding the Skills, Principles and Practice of Effective Management Coaching and Mentoring
  • This unit addresses the importance of being confident and skilled in the ability to coach and mentor alongside other leadership and management abilities. The workshop covers definitions and differences between coaching and mentoring, costs and benefits, processes and models + barriers / strategies for overcoming them. Managers will be equipped to coach and mentor effectively within their teams.
Unit – Managing and Implementing Change in the Workplace
  • Unit 3 looks at the reasons for organisational change – such as changes in leadership, technology, business strategy etc. and the need to be efficient and effective in managing and implementing changes. The types, benefits and implications of change are covered along with principles of change management, including the critical importance of communication and the range of human factors always involved. Relevant current or past scenarios will be used to embed the learning.
Unit – Managing Stress and Conflict in the Organisation
  • This unit looks at the management responsibilities in relation to work-related stress and the possible indicators of it. The session will cover the causes, symptoms and impact of stress and also interpersonal friction and ways of resolving it. Internal organisational policies relating to these areas will be looked at during the workshop to ensure managers are confident and skilled in moving through any related processes.
Unit – Managing Projects in an Organisation (optional – an additional 18 hours of learning)
  • This unit recognises that managers need to be able to efficiently run and manage projects as part of their role. The programme will be based on / will build on the current content delivered at your organisation which includes the foundations of monitoring cost, quality and time and the practical use of specialist project management tools.  It also covers the important area of managing project relationships, which may include aspects of cross functional working and matrix management. Current projects may be used and worked on during the programme and as part of the assignment work.
Unit – Understanding Financial Management (optional – an additional 12 hours of learning)
  • This unit covers a broad range of content including understanding financial terminology, the importance of cash, profit, cash flow forecasting and credit control. It also covers the profit & loss account, the balance sheet and budgetary techniques for controlling operations and dealing with budget variances. This unit will use internal management reports and accounts to ensure relevance and application.