About the ILM Level 5 programme

The ILM Level 5 in Leadership and Management Award, Certificate or Diploma gives middle managers the skills required to be more effective leaders.

The programme is designed for middle managers who need to face today’s challenges by improving their own skills and the performance of their teams and their organisations.

This programme can be delivered by attended or distance learning. It is designed for a group of 8-15 participants. Mixed mode approach may also be available. Learning is monitored by the use of Progressive Assessments – Award learners have 2 to complete, Certificate learners have to complete 5 and Diploma learners have to do 6 plus a Business Case and CPD.

For MOD personnel this programme is ELCAS funded

Programme duration:

Award – approximately 6 months

Certificate – approximately 12 months

Diploma – approximately 18 months

  • Writing skills for assignments, projects & reports
  • Introduction to Business Case & Plan (Diploma only)

  • Leadership and teambuilding

  • Time management and delegation
  • Motivation

Award Learners Finish here

  • Finance & budget management
  • Cost benefit analysis & making business decisions

  • Employment law, equal opportunities & diversity
  • Recruitment & selection

  • Interpersonal skills (including assertiveness & emotional intelligence)
  • Influencing & negotiating

  • Communication skills
  • Meeting skills

  • Partnership & collaborative working
  • Conflict management

Certificate Learners Finish here

  • Operational & project management
  • Data management

  • Writing the Business Plan
  • CPD Final Review

  • Training, induction, coaching & mentoring

  • Appraisal, objective setting & performance management
  • Discipline, grievance & counselling

  • Presentation Skills

Diploma Learners Finish here

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