ILM Leadership & Management qualifications for Senior Managers.

ILM – Senior Managers

ILM Level 7 Certificate in Leadership & Management.

The 5 day, ILM Level 7 Certificate in Leadership & Management course enables senior / executive managers to extend their existing experience, skills and ability.

The first phase of the training focuses on developing your leadership ability and management capability. The programme utilises an enquiry based research orientated approach to enable you develop your unique leadership and management capability. You will be supported to undertake data driven enquiry in order to develop activities that have a measurable impact on your organisation.

5 day course delivered one day per month.

ILM Level 7 Diploma in Leadership & Management.

After successful completion of the ILM Level 7 Certificate in Leadership & Management course the Diploma can be achieved by completing the 5 day phase 2 course.

The Diploma course will support you as you undertake the benchmarking of your organisation performance and then establish strategies for the development and maintenance of high levels of performance that takes account of stakeholder needs, identified risks, challenges and diversity. You will be supported as you engage effectively with collaborative networks to add value and ensure sustainability of high levels of performance.

ILM Level 7 Certificate / Diploma in Leadership & Management

These programmes have been designed to develop your skills, personal brand and performance through achievement of learner specific, real world strategic objectives.

The programmes are designed and delivered in by Helen Jones PGCert, MSc, BSc, FInstLM, MBPsS in partnership with Coleg y Cymoedd.


Who are these qualifications for?

The Level 7 Certificate and Diploma in Leadership and Management are designed for senior managers and leaders who want to develop themselves as leaders and managers, who recognise they have to satisfy various stakeholders and also want to invest in their own personal brand. They may manage day to day operations and activities, and in doing so seek to make best use of their resources, understand the need to innovate and have a constant awareness of the need to optimise performance. They may also have to present arguments for change, construct business cases, lead change implementation and evaluate the impact of that change. These are the leader/managers who will benefit from these qualifications.


Benefits for individuals

  • Discover and develop your effective leadership behaviours
  • Know how to use an enquiry led evidence based approach to develop your leadership and management capability
  • Develop and enhance your personal brand
  • Develop, implement and evaluate high-level, strategic, business cases
  • Embed your leadership and management development in real work

Benefits for employers

  • Senior leaders and managers who have the ability to think and act strategically
  • Senior leaders and managers who make informed evidence based decisions
  • Motivated staff who can create and maintain a high performance culture
  • Senior team members who are self-aware and take responsibility for self-development

Certificate topics

  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Leadership and Management Roles
  • Identifying Impact Own Leadership Style
  • Strategic Goal / Objective Setting
  • Personal Analysis – Performance, Brand, Style
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Strategic Action Planning
  • Presentation Skills

Assessment – Portfolio based assessment

On completion of Certificate learners progress to the Diploma


Diploma topics

  • Leading Change
  • Benchmarking
  • Managing / Analysing Data
  • Strategic Decision Making
  • Developing Diversity
  • Risk and Decision Making
  • Assessing Performance

Assessment – Portfolio based assessment


Programme Structure


Phase 1 – Certificate

Complete 5 day programme delivered one day per month which focuses on your leadership and management ability through an enquiry based learning methodology. This approach develops the cognitive and behavioural skills necessary to undertake robust data-driven enquiry in complex environments whilst giving you the freedom to explore the leadership and management strategies that work for you with the support, resources and expertise that enable you to put these strategies into action.

The first phase of the programme enables you to achieve ILM Level 7 Certificate in Leadership & Management


Phase 2 – Progression from Certificate to Diploma

On completion of phase 1 the second phase of the full programme, also 5 days, applies the skills and knowledge acquired to your workplace enabling you to develop a high-level business case for business improvement that is aligned with your organisation’s strategic objectives. To support these objectives the programme develops your capability to manage resources, optimise performance and develop a high performance culture.

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Costs for Senior Managers courses

Cost ILM Level 7 Certificate in Leadership & Management £1950.

5 day programme.The cost includes all course materials, refreshments and lunch and all ILM accreditation fees.


Cost ILM Level 7 Diploma in Leadership & Management £1950.

Following completion  ILM Level 7 Certificate in Leadership & Management additional 5 day programme. The cost includes all course materials, refreshments and lunch and all ILM accreditation fees.


Cost Full – ILM Level 7 Diploma in Leadership & Management £3000.

Full 10 day Real Leaders programme. The cost includes all course materials, refreshments and lunch and all ILM accreditation fees.


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