Leadership & Management

Leading for a better tomorrow

We’ve designed a series of leadership and management programmes to help you enhance your skills and become a more effective leader at any stage of your career. 

Modules can be booked individually, allowing you to tailor your learning, or as a package to achieve an ILM qualification at level 5 (middle management) and level 7 (senior management). 

These options can be delivered through our open-access programme (virtual) or as bespoke programmes within your organisation.

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Based on the Lencioni’s ‘Five dysfunctions of a Team’ model, this programme has been designed specifically for managers to concentrate on developing skills and behaviours to lead more cohesive, highly functioning teams.

Head over to our Change Makers page to see the modules that form this programme


An accredited ILM and non-accredited route is available. Our advisors can help you decide the best route for you. 

To book onto any of these modules or to find out more information email us on [email protected] or complete our enquiry form and a member of our team will be in touch. 

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Executive programme (L7): For senior managers

Modules include:

  • Strategic Leadership Environment
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Power, Politics, Influencing
  • Networking
  • Developing Senior Leaders
  • Planning and Implementing Change

Format: 

  • Virtual
  • facilitator-led
  • 10 contact days from 09:30 - 13:30
  • Includes 1-1 tutorial sessuion

Next intake:

  • Starting 9th September 2021

Course dates: 9th & 28th September, 12th & 29th October, 9th, 15th & 29th November, 13th December, 6th & 21st January & 3rd February


An accredited ILM and non-accredited route is available. Our advisors can help you decide the best route for you. 

To book onto any of these modules or to find out more information email us on [email protected] or complete our enquiry form and a member of our team will be in touch. 

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Our short courses are designed for individuals looking to refresh or develop new knowledge and skills in a particular area. You can combine any selection of programmes to create your own learning journey where you set the pace. 

These sessions are short and sharp and will introduce you to new and relevant topics for leaders and managers. 

Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Strategic Management
and Leadership

Who is it for?

The NVQ Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is aimed at senior managers or those about to take their first step into senior management. The qualification centres on developing your strategic leadership and management skills, focussing on developing organisational strategy and turning this into effective performance.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific academic requirements but candidates must be working in a position in which they can gain the evidence necessary to prove competent performance.

What does it include?

To gain the full NVQ you will need to achieve a minimum of 45 credits, including the 3 mandatory units from Group 1 (16 credits), a minimum of 29 credits from Group 2 ensuring that overall you have a minimum of 35 credits at Level 7.

What are the progression routes?

The NVQ level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership can lead to membership with both the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) and The Chartered Management Institute (CMI). The qualification gives you a minimum of 45 credits at postgraduate level enabling you to progress onto the university’s others postgraduate programmes e.g. Masters in Leadership & Management, Masters in Business Administration (MBA)* etc.

*Note: Minimum of 5 years management experience required for MBA entry

For more information and to register your interest, please email [email protected].

In association with the Institute of Leadership & Management, we are pleased to offer ILM members a discounted rate off all our Masterclasses. Please contact us to find out more.