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ILM Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management

Southwark Campus

Mode: Part-time

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Overview

Please note, this course will be delivered virtually. New delivery dates for 2021/22 have been added.

The Level 5 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Leadership and Management are designed for practising middle managers, helping them to develop
their skills and experience, improve performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities.

LSBU Business School is based at 103 Borough Rd, London SE1 0AA.

LSBU Croydon

This course is also available at our Croydon Campus. Our new home in Electric House sets us up to deliver on our ambitions, with modern technology allowing us to deliver through the fast moving and changing world of education. Find out more.

LSBU Croydon is based at Electric House 3 Wellesley Rd, Croydon CR0 2NW.

Benefits for individuals

  • Use core management techniques to drive better results
  • Develop your ability to lead, motivate and inspire
  • Provide strategic leadership as well as day-to-day management
  • Benchmark your managerial skills
  • Raise your profile in your organisation

Benefits for employers

  • Encourage strategic thinking at this level of management to foster business improvement
  • Engage middle managers with training and development – these qualifications are designed to provide clear, measurable benefits to career-minded professionals
  • Customise these qualifications to your development needs

The qualifications are made up of a broad range of units covering skills in six core areas – working with people, managing yourself and personal skills, providing direction, facilitating innovation and change, achieving results, and using resources. The flexibility in unit choice allows the qualification to be tailored to meet the needs of the individual and employer.

Progression

These qualifications will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications including:

  • ILM Level 5 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management.

Modules

  • Project Management
  • Leadership
  • Innovation

An ILM Level 5 certificate is a very flexible qualification. The awarding body allows for a range of delivery methods, assessment approaches and content, based around their pre-defined units. There are a number of stipulations, but these allow providers to meet their own needs and those of their students in a significant number of different ways.

Employability

Learners and their sponsors can expect real impacts for themselves and their organisations. Potential impacts can vary significantly, but are always going to be linked to their organisations and themselves.

Employability Service

We are University of the Year for Graduate Employment for the second year in a row - The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, 2019.

At LSBU, we want to set you up for a successful career. During your studies – and for two years after you graduate – you’ll have access to our Employability Service, which includes:

  • An online board where you can see a wide range of placements: part-time, full-time or voluntary. You can also drop in to see our Job Shop advisers, who are always available to help you take the next step in your search.
  • Our Careers Gym offering group workshops on CVs, interview techniques and finding work experience, as well as regular presentations from employers across a range of sectors.

Our Student Enterprise team can also help you start your own business and develop valuable entrepreneurial skills.

Memberships

Business graduates association member

LSBU Business School is an esteemed member institution of the Business Graduates Association (BGA), an international membership and quality assurance body of world-leading and high-potential Business Schools who share a commitment for responsible management practices and lifelong learning, and are looking to provide positive impact on their students, communities, and the economy as a whole. BGA is the sister brand to the Association of MBAs (AMBA), the world's impartial authority on postgraduate management education.

As a BGA member institution, students of LSBU Business School are able to access BGA's individual membership, which offers a range of tools and resources designed to support the professional and personal development of business students and graduates, free of charge. This includes CV building services, a job search function, skill assessments, thought-leadership, partner discounts and much more.

Teaching and learning

Entry requirements

ILM Level 5 qualifications are designed for middle managers and department heads. They're set at undergraduate level and will develop and extend your existing leadership skills. There are no formal modes of study requirements to take this course.

See full details.

Advanced entry

If you have already completed some studies at another university, we may be able to consider you for advanced entry. Please see our advanced entry page for more information.

How to apply

Please apply and pay here.

If you have questions or need any assistance, please in touch with our team member – Dan Janowski.

Dates for the upcoming 14 week course:

Date

Activity

Notes

Induction

4th November

Induction workshop

6.30pm – 9pm

8th November

Submit Leadership and Management Review submission

Submission via Moodle

Unit 1 – Project management

11th November

Workshop 1 – Covering part 1 of workbook

6.30pm – 9pm

18th November

Workshop 2 – Covering part 2 of workbook

6.30pm – 9pm

25th November

Workshop 3 – Covering assignment requirements

6.30pm – 9pm

Unit 2 – Leading innovation and change

2nd December

Workshop 1 – Covering part 1 of workbook

6.30pm – 9pm

9th December

Workshop 2 – Covering part 2 of workbook

6.30pm – 9pm

13th December

Assignment 1 (part 1) submission

Submission via Moodle

16th December

Workshop 3 – Covering assignment requirements

6.30pm – 9pm

Unit 3 – Becoming an effective leader

13th January 2022

Workshop 1 – Covering part 1 of workbook

6.30pm – 9pm

20th January   2022

Workshop 2 – Covering part 2 of workbook

6.30pm – 9pm

24th January

Assignment 2 submission

Submission via Moodle

27th January 2022

Workshop 3 – Covering assignment requirements

6.30pm – 9pm

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Assignment 3 submission

Submission via Moodle

Final activity

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Assignment 1 (part 2) submission

Submission via Moodle

Home/EU postgraduate students and research students should apply through our dedicated application system.

Full details of how to do this are supplied on our How to apply section for postgraduate students and our How to apply section for research students.

International applicants should use our international application system. Full details can be found on our How to apply section for international students.

See our admissions policy (PDF File 1,043 KB) and complaints policy (PDF File 127 KB).

Considering your application

Your application will be circulated to a number of potential supervisors who will look at your academic qualifications, experience and the research proposal to decide whether your research interest is something that could be supervised at LSBU.

There will also be an interview either by telephone or at the University. If you are successful you will be offered a place on a course and informed of the next enrolment date. The whole process normally takes between six to eight weeks, from receipt of your application to a decision being made about your application at the School.

Prepare to start

Applicant events

After you’ve received your offer we’ll send you emails about events we run to help you prepare for your course.

Enrolment

Before you start your course we’ll send you information on what you’ll need to do before you arrive and during your first few days on campus. You can read about the process on our Enrolment pages.

Prepare to start

We help our students prepare for university even before the semester starts. To find out when you should apply for your LSBU accommodation or student finance read the How to apply tab for this course.

Enrolment

Before you start your course we’ll send you information on what you’ll need to do before you arrive and during your first few days on campus. You can read about the process on our Enrolment pages.

Fees and funding

The total cost of this course is £1500 including VAT.

The individual fee for this course is shown above. For more information, including how and when to pay, see our fees and funding section for postgraduate students.

See our Tuition Fees Regulations (PDF File 201 KB) and Refund Policy (PDF File 775 KB).

We have a range of PhD Scholarships available in partnership with businesses and organisations; read notices of PhD studentships.

Contact information

Course Enquiries - UK

Tel: 020 7815 7815

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