Leadership and Management Training

ILM Leadership and Management Diploma

Join Colchester Institute on a learning journey to become a more effective and dynamic leader and manager through our suite of management training, accredited by the ILM.

Our flexible Level 3 and 5 Leadership and Management Diplomas can be delivered in a style to suit the needs of the individual and employer.

ILM Level 3 Diploma for Managers

Who is it for?

This qualification is Ideal for professionals taking their first step into line management, or those with some experience of managing a team or project who would like to progress their management skills to the next level in order to become a more effective and dynamic manager. The delegate must be in employment to take this qualification.

Benefits for the employer and individual

  • Develop a range of essential management skills applied and refined in a real working environment.
  • Build the leadership capability to motivate teams and influence with confidence.
  • Gain a broad understanding of key management and leadership theory to underpin and support growth and performance.
ILM Level 5 Diploma for Managers

Who is it for?

This qualification Ideal for professionals who manage teams or projects and are responsible for achieving operational or departmental goals and objectives as part of their organisation’s strategy. The delegate must be in employment to take this qualification.

Benefits for the employer and individual

  • 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 professionals.
  • Raise your professional profile within your organisation.

Entry Requirements

Delegates must be in a suitable job role and complete an initial assessment in English to inform of starting points, support requirements and learning styles.

 Progression

The qualification allows learners to progress in their career or to the following ILM qualifications:

  • ILM Level 6 Award in Management
  • Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (England only)
  • ILM Level 7 Qualifications in Leadership and Management

Module titles

  • Management of Self and Self Awareness
  • Communication Skills
  • Relationship and Stakeholder Management
  • Leading and Managing People
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making for Business
  • Operational Management Strategies
  • Managing Projects
  • Financial Acumen
Delivery Method: Option 1 - In-Person Open Course

Cost

Level 3: £1,500

Level 5: £2,000

Delegates can join in-person sessions and complete the diploma with face-to-face training and assessment.

Delivery Method: Option 2 - Distance Learning

Cost

Level 3: £1,000

Level 5: £1,500

Clients can opt for a bespoke distance learning option, accessing resources via a dedicated Google classroom. Delegates will be issued with an ILP (Independent Learning Plan), which is agreed at the start of the course and then monitored by their tutor.

Bespoke Leadership and Management Training

At Colchester Institute we have designed a bespoke range of training. Accredited by the ILM at Level 3 and/or 5 these courses are suitable for individuals and employers seeking to develop their skill sets within particular areas for personal and professional development.

Through bespoke individualised training packages to suit the needs of the employer or individual, we support people on their leadership and management journeys.

Who is this training for?

The Level 3 and 5 Award and Certificate in Leadership and Management are ideal for individuals who have management responsibilities but no formal training, and are serious about developing their skills and abilities. They particularly support practising team leaders and managers seeking to move up to the next level of management, and managers who need to lead people though organisational change and disruption caused by internal and external factors.

Benefits for individuals

  • Gain a range of key management skills and put them into practice in their own role
  • Build their leadership capabilities – motivate and engage teams, manage relationships confidently
  • Develop their leadership and management skills using their own knowledge, values and motivations.

Benefits for employers

  • Develop effective and confident first-line managers
  • Improve team relationships and communication
  • Proven skills – to gain this qualification, managers will need to demonstrate that they can transfer their new skills to your organisation
  • Equip managers with the tools to develop their own skills and abilities
Package 1: Coaching and Mentoring Leaders and Managers Toolbox

Cost

Option 1: £1,500

Option 2: £750

Who is this training designed for?

This course is aimed at employees of any organisation and individual clients who are either new to coaching and line management or experienced managers who are new to coaching and would like to develop the key core skills and knowledge, enabling them to support the development of others within their team. Bespoke course content can also be integrated to ensure learning outcomes further reflect the roles or needs of your employees.

 Module 1: Becoming an Effective Leader

By the end of this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand own ability to fulfil key responsibilities of the leadership role
  • Be able to evaluate own ability to lead others

Module 2: The Art of Coaching and Mentoring in an Organisational Context

By the end of this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the purpose of coaching and mentoring within an organisational context style in coaching
  • Understand the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be an effective coach or mentor
  • Understand the importance of effective contracting and management of the coaching or mentoring process

Module 3: Developing People in the Workplace

By the end of this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of promoting personal development
  • Be able to plan for an individual’s development using coaching to support this

This certificate can be completed at Level 3 or Level 5. Modules included are detailed below:

The Level 3 certificate includes modules 2 and 3

The Level 5 certificate includes modules 1,2 and 3

Package 2: Nuts and Bolts of Communication and Relationship Management

Cost

Option 1: £1,500

Option 2: £750

Who is this course designed for?

This course is aimed at employers and individuals who are seeking to enhance their internal and external communications and relationship management. The skills developed will enable a culture of rich and rapid communication.

Module 1: Managing Communication

By the end of this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand and have the ability to communicate effectively, as required by a practising or potential middle manager
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the communication process in the workplace
  • Understand methods of communicating in the workplace

Module 2: Managing Meetings

By the end of this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Show knowledge and understanding of meetings
  • Demonstrate an understanding of communicating with people outside the team

 Module 3: Managing Relationships and Negotiations

By the end of this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of managing and developing relationships in the workplace
  • Display knowledge and understanding of negotiation and networking in the workplace

Delivery Options

Option 1 – Bespoke Face to Face Package

A fully immersive offering designed with each employer to meet organisational needs with all sessions taking place face to face, either on-campus at Colchester Institute or, facilities/resources permitting, at the employer’s own venue.*

Clients will receive 1 hour of tutor support time for each unit.

*A minimum cohort will be required for this option

Option 2 – Bespoke Distance Learning

This programme is fully-online with self-directed learning via a range of interactive resources and remote tutor support.

All courses have a bespoke Google Classroom with resources for full engagement with the learning material and course content.

Clients will receive 1 hour of tutor support time for each unit.

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