Leadership and Management Level 3


Just being a good manager is not enough these days

Let’s be honest, most of us leaders and managers are in our positions because we have proven our technical ability whether it is being an engineer, a teacher or a nurse. To be in these roles we will have achieved an accredited qualification e.g Post Grad Diploma in Education or a Degree in Nursing, but what about our leadership and management role?

What accredited qualification do we have within Leadership and Management? In this fierce competitive market just being a good leader is not enough, so if you want that promotion and enhance your career, then read on. You have found the solution.

Over 90,000 Leaders and Managers each year have enhanced their skills and knowledge and successfully achieved an ILM qualification

The ILM Level 3 (A 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 course is specifically aimed at middle managers who have people management responsibility or aspiring supervisors with little or no experience. The programme has been devised by a practising manager and leader to cover all the main people management issues that we face when we lead.

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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 select and study only the units that you feel are most relevant and they are available to you to study wherever you like, at a time to suit you as long as you have internet connection!

We will cover such topics as:

Understand the Organisation and its context – you will gain an understanding of the organisation as an entity and the context within which the organisation operates

Understanding Recruitment and Selection and Induction of New Staff in the Workplace – you will learn how to plan to recruit, select new staff in the workplace and understand the induction process and the effectiveness of an induction process

How to motivate to improve performance – you will gain an understanding of the factors that influence motivation levels in the workplace and how a theory of motivation can be used to improve performance levels

Understand how to establish an effective team – you will gain an understanding of how to develop and maintain effective working relationships and how to build a team

Managing Workplace Projects – you will learn how to manage a simple workplace project and understand the financial and non-financial implications of a workplace project

Understanding and Planning Innovation and Change in the Workplace – this unit will show you how to plan, monitor and review the implementation and communication of innovation and change in an organisation, you will be able to identify the effects of innovation and change on people and teams, identify the forces for change in an organisation and how to identify and plan change in an organisation

Understanding Leadership – you will gain an understanding of the different leadership styles and leadership qualities and review your own leadership qualities and potential

Understand the Communication Process in the Workplace – you will gain an understanding of the nature and importance of the communication process in the workplace, the methods of communication and you will be able to assess your own effectiveness in communication

Understanding Training and Coaching in the Workplace – you will gain an understanding of how to provide training appropriate to the workplace and how to coach an individual in an organisation

Giving Briefings and Making Presentations – you will learn how to plan, conduct and evaluate a briefing or presentation

Understand Performance Management – you will gain an understanding of the value of assessing performance to meet organisational and individual needs, how to manage performance of individuals in the team and the value of feedback in the workplace

Solving Problems and Making Decisions – you will learn how to describe a problem, its nature, scope and impact, how to gather and interpret information to solve a problem, how to evaluate options to make a decision, plan, monitor and review the implementation and communication of decisions

Along with many more…

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A valuable and recognised accredited qualification that is flexible and close to you

The ILM Level 3 programme in Leadership and Management is a flexible programme available to suit your needs. You can choose to study the whole Diploma programme or pick the units you wish to study in order to achieve either the Certificate or Award qualification.

The ILM Level 3 Diploma in Leadership and Management is a 40 week programme at 3 hours per week or 120 hours. You will study up to 12 units and achieve a minimum of 37 credits

The ILM Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management is a 21 week programme at 3 hours per week or 63 hours. You will study up to 7 units and achieve a minimum of 13 credits

The ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management is approximately a 12 week programme at 3 hours per week or 36hours. You will study a minimum of 3 units and achieve a minimum of 5 credits.


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Why study with Professional Futures Ltd?

Here are some comments from some of our learners:


I am really enjoying the course and I already feel like it is opening up a lot of different career paths that I want to follow. Over the past 5 months I have gained a lot more confidence in my role at my workplace.

...the course is great it’s really giving me the tools to develop my skills in leadership and management. I also enjoy the lessons.

If you want:

  • Enhanced career development – Stand out from your competition and achieve a qualification that shows how much you value your personal development.
  • An accredited qualification – all our qualifications are relevant and valued within industry.
  • You will develop your skills, ability and confidence – These specially designed courses will provide you with a robust tool kit to develop yourself and enhance your future career.
  • A flexible course available online – You can choose what units you study, when you study and how. All of our online courses are tablet and mobile phone compatible.
  • Excellent Learning – Your personal course tutors have over 25 years’ experience in industry, are consistently graded as outstanding teachers and are dedicated to ensure you succeed.
  • Unrivalled support – Institute membership, after hours support, highly experienced tutors, assignment support and guidance, tutorials available on Skype or face time.
  • Fantastic peer support and online collaboration. We provide access to online forums, closed Facebook and online communities to ensure that you connect with your peers. We find that this is a great way to share your best practice and helps you build up your professional network.
  • Access to our VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) where you can download your course materials, complete activities, receive your tutor feedback, read through the latest industry articles and browse our catalogue of relevant lessons.
  • Free assignment guides for each unit you study on your chosen programme worth £9.99 each.
  • A truly outstanding learning experience where you receive the highest standard in online tuition, combined with access to your specialist tutor in order that you receive the support you need to succeed.

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