ILM Leadership and Management Level 4 Award Online
The ILM Level 4 (equivalent to 1st year at degree level) in Leadership and Management is an accredited qualification (City and Guilds of London Institute) which is recognised and valued on a worldwide basis. This Award is a good introduction to studying at Level 4 and is specifically aimed at middle managers who have people management responsibility. This programme has been devised by a practising manager and leader to cover some of the people management issues that we face when we lead.
Getting the right mix of inspirational leadership and effective management skills and practices can have a significant impact on your own performance and your organisational performance.
It is for this reason that the programme has been designed to include units that will enhance your abilities as a Leader and Manager and to give you the confidence to adopt new practices. The course is flexible to allow you to study wherever you like, at a time to suit you as long as you have internet connection!
You will study a minimum of 2 topics as follows:
Understanding the management role to improve performance –
You will be able to demonstrate your understanding of the middle management role and be able to plan your own development. You will cover:
Goals and objectives, specific roles and responsibilities of the middle manager, interpersonal and communication skills plus their barriers along with much more..
Managing Meetings – You will develop your understanding and ability to manage meetings as required by a practising or potential middle manager. You will learn about the different types and purpose of meetings, how to ensure that meetings are as effective as possible to ensure that objectives are achieved. You will also learn about how to control meetings and develop your assertiveness and negotiation skills plus more.
This great value course includes:
2 x ILM accredited units/topics of study
A series of videos and lessons for your selected units of study.
2 x E workbook (one for for each unit), to work through in conjunction with the videos and lessons
ILM student registration and assessment
ILM Award qualification certificate
2 x Assignment guides and video tutorials
1 x Harvard Referencing guide and video tutorial
This qualification is designed for new and aspiring department heads, regional team leaders and other middle managers –it will really help you get to grips with the role, gain comprehensive business knowledge and develop the skills you need to lead at this level.
There are no real entry requirements to this course though we will check that you are in an appropriate position to be able to fulfil some of the assessment requirements. We will also check that you have had a good level of experience either within leadership/management and/or studied on a leadership/management qualification (or equivalent) prior.
An informal telephone conversation or email will usually suffice to ensure that this qualification is suitable for you.
As you are studying this course online you can study at a pace that suits you – though the maximum amount of time you can study for is 3 years (this is in line with your ILM registration)
It is suggested that you allocate at least 3 hours per week for your study to ensure that you progress through the course at a reasonable rate.
We estimate that you could complete this course in 13 weeks though this depends on your learning pace and the amount of time you have available.