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

All ILM Leadership and Management programmes have been tailor-made for you, and allow the possibility to collaborate with peers and colleagues whilst managing yourself and your personal skills.

The qualifcation is made up of a broad range of modules covering skills in a number of core areas – working with people, managing yourself and personal skills, providing direction, facilitating innovation and change, achieving results, and using resources.

Finish this Diploma in 10 months!

Funding Opportunities

Get 70% back via the Get Qualified Scheme.

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Programme Type

This course is delivered face-to-face in a classroom environment and online.

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Flexible Payment Terms

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€1,768 will be refunded through the Get Qualified Scheme.

Fee Includes

  • ILM Registration Fee
  • Certificate for each module and overall Qualification Certificate
  • Networking Coffee Breaks
  • Course material tutorial support notes
  • Free Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) members
  • Duration
    10 Months
  • Start date
    25 Nov 2019
  • Delivery Mode
  • Credits
    37 UK Credits

Awarding Body

MQRIC Accredited

The National Commission for Further and Higher Education (NCFHE) deems this Diploma to be at Level 5 in the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning.

Entry Criteria

There are no formal entry requirements, but participants will typically be practising junior or middle managers with the opportunity to meet the assessment demands and have a background that will enable them to benefit from the programme.

Mode of Assessment

This qualification is assessed via written assignments (1 assignment at the end of each module). There is no overall exam.

Course Outline

ILM views leadership and management through the lens of it unique learning and development model, the ‘Knowing-Doing-Being’ framework. Rather than simply instructing academically, ILM believes in providing you with alternate routes in order to develop your potential in a practical, hands-on manner.

The qualification is made up of a broad range of modules covering skills in a number of core areas – working with people, managing yourself and personal skills, providing direction, facilitating innovation and change, achieving results, and using resources.

Benefits for individuals

  • Develop your ability to lead, motivate and inspire.
  • Use core management techniques to drive better results.
  • 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.

Course Modules

Module 1: Management Communication

  • Understand the importance of effective communication in management
  • Be able to develop effective communication skills as a reflective manager

Duration: N/A
Trainer : Tania Camilleri

Module 2: Assessing Your Own Leadership Capabilities and Performance

  • Understand leadership styles within an organisation
  • Be able to review effectiveness of own leadership capability and performance in meeting organisational values and goals
  • Be able to adopt an effective leadership style to motivate staff to achieve organisational values and goals.

Duration: N/A
Trainer : Wendy Raywood

Module 3: Managing Stress and Conflict in the Organisation

  • Understand the effectiveness of own organisation in dealing with workplace stress and conflict
  • Be able to improve the management of workplace stress and conflict in own area of responsibility

Duration: N/A
Trainer : Wendy Raywood

Module 4: Understanding the Importance of Marketing in an Organisation

  • Understand the market within which an organisation operates
  • Understand the effectiveness of marketing within own organisation

Duration: N/A
Trainer : George Larry Zammit

Module 5: Leading Innovation and Change

  • Understand the need for innovation and change management within an organisation
  • Be able to propose innovative solutions to improve organisational performance
  • Be able to lead and manage change within an organisation

Duration: N/A
Trainer : Jean Paul Attard

Module 6: Managing Recruitment

  • Understand human resource planning in an organisation
  • Be able to plan and implement recruitment in line with legal and organisational requirements

Duration: N/A
Trainer : Christine Hili

Module 7: Developing Critical Thinking

  • Be able to critically assess own beliefs, attitudes and value systems
  • Be able to critically assess the validity of management theories in relation to own beliefs, attitudes and values

Duration: N/A
Trainer : Rianne Falzon

Module 8: Understanding Financial Management

  • Understand finance within the context of an organisation
  • Understand the value of recording financial management information
  • Understand budgets for the management of own area of operation

Duration: N/A
Trainer : Joseph Bugeja

Module 9: Understanding the Management Role to Improve Management Performance

  • Understand the specific responsibilities of middle managers in enabling an organisation to achieve its goals
  • Understand how communication and interpersonal skills affect managerial performance in the workplace
  • Be able to assess personal development opportunities to improve own managerial performance

Duration: N/A
Trainer : Wendy Raywood


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