ILM Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management Skills

  • Duration: 2.5 days plus coaching
  • Cost: £699 + VAT per delegate
  • Ref: SPILM5

Evaluate, assess and build your leadership skills – with a certificate that can lead to a BA in Business & Enterprise from Edinburgh Napier University.  This course builds on the knowledge, skills and ILM credits already gained from the Level 4 or Level 5 Award In Management


Who is it for

Experienced managers who want to enhance their leadership skills and learn how to foster innovation and creativity at work - a key driver of competitive advantage.  Being able to successfully lead through change is a fundamental requirement of today's managers and leaders.   

What is it about

This course will enable you to identify your preferred leadership styles and assess the effect on behaviour and performance. It will encourage you to evaluate your own ability to use different leadership styles and assess your ability to communicate, motivate and build commitment to the organisation’s values and goals.  

Course Overview

Module 1 – Induction & Assessing your own Leadership Capability and Performance

  • Introductions and getting to know one another
  • Understanding the programme and its style and assessment requirements
  • Evolution of leadership & true inspirational leadership
  • Different styles of leadership and their impact
  • Creating Leadership at all levels in an organisation (audit of your organisation)
  • Leadership competence assessment
  • Improve your ability to influence as a leader
  • Reviewing leadership in your own organisation
  • Improving your leadership performance
  • Review and action planning

Module 2 - Leading Innovation and Change

  • Understanding the role of creativity and innovation 
  • Tools and techniques used to encourage innovation
  • Characteristics of the innovative organisation
  • Opportunity for innovation and improvement in your own organisation  
  • How to create the right environment 
  • Barriers to creativity and how to overcome them
  • Leading through change
  • Developing the change management plan 
  • Review and action planning

Module 3 – Planning your future development (1/2 day session)

  • Planning your personal development
  • Goal setting
  • How to ensure you move forward
  • Learning from feedback
  • Team/peer coaching
  • Individual feedback
  • Plus three follow-up personal coaching sessions (1hr per session)

What will I get out of it

  • The ability to inspire confidence in your style of leadership
  • Enhanced awareness of preferred leadership style and it’s impact on others
  • Practical tools and techniques to enhance your leadership skills
  • A direct route to access the final year of a top up degree ‘BA Business & Enterprise with Edinburgh Napier University (further details available to those who wish to progress to degree level)


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The Basics

Duration: 2.5 days plus coaching

Cost: £699 + VAT per delegate



Location: Halifax, West Yorkshire



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“This course was facilitated superbly and has definitely improved my leadership performance.”

Pete Richardson,Trente Environmental Solutions