Part-time residential; online and independent study

Are you currently supervising or managing others and want to improve your effectiveness? Or perhaps you are looking to move into management and want to make sure you are ready? Then this highly sought-after course is perfect for developing essential management skills in order to lead, organise, inspire and motivate your team. Enrol now for the Institute of Leadership and Management qualification and take your career to the next level.

Every business has felt the effects of COVID-19 and strong management has been integral in helping organisations get through these challenging times. This qualification is ideal if you have management responsibilities but have had no, or little, formal training, and you are serious about developing your abilities. Qualifications like this can really accelerate your CV.


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Full certificates at level 3 or above cost from £0-£150 depending on your income


Level 3 

Awarding Body 

Institute of Leadership and Management  

Who is this course for?

This course is particularly suited to practising team leaders seeking to move up to the next level of management and for managers who need to lead people through organisational change, budget cuts or other pressures. This course is for anyone who is currently in a job, or who is hoping to progress into a job, that has middle management responsibilities.

Entry Requirements 

  • A certificate of Level 1 English is to be provided on application or if you are unable to produce a certificate, you can take an entry test to have your level of English assessed.
  • You must have a computer and internet access at home along with a microphone and camera installed.

Learning Outcomes 

You will develop practical leadership and management knowledge and skills across the following disciplines:

Project Management 

  • The purpose of this unit is to develop knowledge and understanding of managing workplace projects. The task requires you to manage a simple workplace project and to understand the costs and benefits resulting from the project.

Giving Briefings and Making Decisions 

  • This unit is to develop your skills in giving presentations and briefings. The task requires you to plan and deliver a briefing or presentation on a management topic of your choice, evaluate the effectiveness of your presentation and use the feedback gathered to identify areas for improvement. It is recommended that you follow the stages in the process as set out below.

Diversity in the Workplace 

  • This task is to enable you to develop an understanding of managing diversity and acting ethically in the workplace as required by a practising or potential team leader.

Understanding how to lead effective meetings 

  • The purpose of this unit is to develop knowledge and understanding of how effectiveness in leading meetings can be increased by good planning, preparation, and the use of meeting management techniques

Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace 

  • To develop knowledge and understanding of mental health issues in the workplace, as required by a practising or potential first-line manager.

Understanding negotiation and networking in the Workplace

  • To develop knowledge and understanding of negotiation in the workplace as required by a practising or potential first-line manager.

Understanding how to manage remote workers 

  • The purpose of this unit is to develop the knowledge and skills required to manage a workforce that is working, for at least part of the time, from more flexible locations, with more flexible hours of work, greater autonomy over planning and managing their own workload and using information technology to support those methods of working. The task requires you to understand the nature of remote working and to demonstrate how you would modify your management skills to suit remote working methods.

Understanding Performance Management 

  • The purpose of this unit is to enable you to understand the value of performance management techniques and how to apply them in a fair and objective manner. The task requires you to explain the value of performance assessment, to appropriately identify at least two ways to ensure fair and objective formal assessment giving an explanation of how to set correct SMART objectives, how to set performance standards and how to measure performance against agreed standards for a team member.


    This course will help develop professional life and work skills to improve your effectiveness.

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