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Benefits for individuals

● Develop your ability to lead, motivate and inspire to drive better results.

● Use core management techniques to provide practical leadership and operational management skills.

● Benchmark your managerial capability against other professional’s

● Raise your professional profile within your organisation.

Benefits for employers and educators

● Target your learning and development in complete alignment with the latest management standards – ensuring all learning is relevant, with no gaps in knowledge.

● Maximise candidates’ confidence and readiness for End Point Assessment.

● Reward learner engagement and drive completion with ILM digital credentials.

Entry requirements:

The course is aimed at individuals who manage teams or projects and are responsible for achieving operational or departmental goals and objectives as part of their organisation’s strategy.

The sessions are delivered mainly in English and the session resources are available in English although some resources are available in Welsh.

Delivery:

This course is delivered by taught sessions and group work.

Collection of evidence and work based learning.(see assessment criteria)

Assessment:

End Point Assessment - Learners must gain a minimum of 50% in each of the five assessments in order to pass the overall assessment. They can achieve a grade of either pass (50-59%), merit (60-69%) or distinction (70%+).

This qualification is assessed through End Point Assessment (EPA consisting of the following; 20% portfolio of work - mixture of written documents, audio and video evidence that showcases the professional application of their on-programme learning.

20% work-based presentation - a 15-minute presentation to a panel made up of the independent assessor, training provider and employer, describing the objectives and outputs of their work-based project, including the challenges and issues faced, and the interpersonal and behavioural skills they displayed, followed by a 15 minute QandA.

30% online knowledge test - the learner showcases their leadership and management knowledge by answering a series of questions, explaining how they would respond to a range of different scenarios. Assessed via online on-demand testing through the evolve platform.

20% competency based interview - a one-to-one interview with the learner, using structured questions to test their understanding and application of knowledge, and to assess their soft skills, behaviours and personal leadership style.

10% professional discussion - the ILM assessor leads a detailed discussion around the learners personal and professional development, looking for clear evidence of focused CPD and how this has been applied to improve their performance in the workplace.

Progression:

Successful learners can progress to a range of qualifications, including:

● ILM Level 6 Award in Management

● Management related degree course

● ILM Level 7 Qualifications in Leadership and Management

Additional campus/course information:

  • Abergele

    During the course, you will cover the following;

    Knowledge and Skills units as follows;

    Leading People - This unit will provide learners with a knowledge of leadership styles, how to lead different teams, how to improve performance, the importance of organisational culture, and equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and the skills to communicate organisational vision and goals, facilitate high performance working and support team through change.

    Managing People - This unit will provide learners with a knowledge of how to manage multiple and remote teams, improve team performance and recruit staff members, and the skills to manage team performance, talent and delegate work.

    Building Relationships - This unit will provide learners with an understanding of relationship management, collaborative working and conflict management, and the skills to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

    Communication - This unit will provide learners with a knowledge of interpersonal skills and how to apply different forms and techniques of communication, and the skills needed to effectively communicate in a range of situations in a number of different formats.

    Operational Management - This unit will provide learners with a knowledge of management models, continuous improvement, management systems, change management, use of technology and data security, and skills to implement an operational plan, manage change, demonstrate commercial awareness and create management reports.

    Project Management - This unit will provide learners with a knowledge of how to set up, manage and review a project, and the skills to plan, manage and evaluate a project.

    Finance - This unit will provide learners with a knowledge of financial management, setting and maintaining budgets and financial forecasting, with skills needed to set, manage and review a budget.

    Combined knowledge and skills units as follows;

    Self-Awareness - This unit will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to self-reflect, understanding emotional intelligence and learning styles.

    Management of Self - This unit will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to manage their time and plan their personal development.

    Problem Solving and Decision Making -This unit will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to solve problems and make decisions.

  • Rhos-on-Sea

    During the course, you will cover the following;

    Knowledge and Skills units as follows;

    Leading People - This unit will provide learners with a knowledge of leadership styles, how to lead different teams, how to improve performance, the importance of organisational culture, and equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and the skills to communicate organisational vision and goals, facilitate high performance working and support team through change.

    Managing People - This unit will provide learners with a knowledge of how to manage multiple and remote teams, improve team performance and recruit staff members, and the skills to manage team performance, talent and delegate work.

    Building Relationships - This unit will provide learners with an understanding of relationship management, collaborative working and conflict management, and the skills to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

    Communication - This unit will provide learners with a knowledge of interpersonal skills and how to apply different forms and techniques of communication, and the skills needed to effectively communicate in a range of situations in a number of different formats.

    Operational Management - This unit will provide learners with a knowledge of management models, continuous improvement, management systems, change management, use of technology and data security, and skills to implement an operational plan, manage change, demonstrate commercial awareness and create management reports.

    Project Management - This unit will provide learners with a knowledge of how to set up, manage and review a project, and the skills to plan, manage and evaluate a project.

    Finance - This unit will provide learners with a knowledge of financial management, setting and maintaining budgets and financial forecasting, with skills needed to set, manage and review a budget.

    Combined knowledge and skills units as follows;

    Self-Awareness - This unit will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to self-reflect, understanding emotional intelligence and learning styles.

    Management of Self - This unit will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to manage their time and plan their personal development.

    Problem Solving and Decision Making -This unit will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to solve problems and make decisions.