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ILM Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management –Online Course
Train existing employees to be the next managers within your business and improve staff retention. This nationally recognised qualification, accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management is designed for new and aspiring managers, and provides learners with the core knowledge, to enable them to organise, manage and motivate teams. It will allow them to become confident in their ability to perform in leadership roles, as they learn the tools and techniques necessary for progressing as a manager.
The course introduces learners to decision making and problem solving solutions, and techniques for planning, organising and allocating work. Learners will gain an understanding of conflict, discipline, performance and stress management in the workplace. The resources will equip learners with a thorough understanding of leadership and management and how to motivate a team effectively. This qualification is ideal to train the next generation of managers for your business.
Suitability - Who should attend?
This qualification is ideal for anyone who is currently working in a junior managerial role, aspiring to progress to managerial or leadership roles or anyone seeking employment in roles which involve management knowledge as a key component of the position.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be awarded the ILM Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management, a nationally recognised qualification.
This course not only increases learners' knowledge and skills but also allows them to advance their career, improving progression opportunities in the workplace and giving them the confidence to reach their goals. The activities and assessments are also designed to help develop relevant research and academic writing skills.
Training Course Content
This course is split into ten manageable units:
Unit 1: Solving problems and making decisions
This unit introduces learners to ways they can recognise, investigate and analyse problems in order to resolve them using various techniques such as creative thinking or brainstorming. Learners will discover the difference between data and information and learn how to interpret these sources.
Unit 2: Planning and allocating work
Within this unit learners will identify organisational targets relevant to their team, learn how to set objectives, allocate work and monitor planned activity to achieve those targets. Learners will gain an understanding of possible causes of variance from planned activity and how to improve performance.
Unit 3: Understanding conflict management in the workplace
This unit will introduce learners to possible causes of conflict in the workplace and how conflict can affect individual and team performance. Learners will consider techniques which could be used to minimise and resolve issues in the workplace and how, as a manager, they could promote positivity.
Unit 4: Understanding stress management in the workplace
Throughout this unit learners will learn to recognise the symptoms of stress in themselves and in others. They will examine the causes and impact of stress in an organisation and discover stress management techniques, alongside understanding their responsibilities as manager and what actions should be taken to minimise stress in the workplace.
Unit 5: Understanding discipline in the workplace
This unit covers the legal aspects of the disciplinary process and how to deal with issues using an organisation’s policies and procedures as a guide. Learners will develop their understanding of the purpose of disciplinary procedure and identify the skills needed as a manager to monitor discipline in the workplace.
Unit 6: Understanding the induction of new staff in the workplace
This unit highlights the importance of an effective induction for new starters and legal aspects which should be included in the induction process. Learners will also discover methods which can used to evaluate the effectiveness of an induction and how to monitor progress during induction.
Unit 7: Understanding performance management
Learners will gain an understanding of the value of formal and informal performance assessment in the workplace. This unit will also develop learner’s knowledge of fair and objective assessment techniques and how set objectives and monitor performance against agreed standards.
Unit 8: Understanding organising and delegating in the workplace
Learners will gain an understanding of how to make effective use of their team’s individual knowledge and skills to efficiently plan and achieve objectives. This unit introduces learners to techniques which can used to delegate, identify and overcome barriers to delegation, and will also focus on the benefits of empowerment in the workplace.
Unit 9: Leading and motivating a team effectively
This unit will equip learners with the knowledge and skills in order to communicate an organisation's vision and strategy to their team, motivating team members, establishing a common sense of purpose, commitment and developing teamwork.
Unit 10: Understanding leadership
This unit will underpin learner’s knowledge of leadership styles and teach learners to consider the possible positive and negative effects of certain leadership styles within the workplace. Learners will assess their own leadership behaviours and potential by analysing themselves in context and gaining feedback.
This course costs £499, which includes all of the learning resources and materials needed to complete it.
This course can also be paid in monthly instalments with our flexible direct debit payment options.
This course is also eligible for Advanced Learning Loan funding, meaning learners do not have to pay upfront for this course, learners only start to repay the loan once they are earning over £21,000.
Upon completion of this course, you will become eligible for one year of ILM membership.
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