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Entry Requirements

Have completed the ILM Level 5 Certificate at a minimum and have at least 5 years senior management experience.

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Part time

 

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Duration

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3 years

Part time

5 years

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The Level 7 Award in Leadership and Management is designed to provide scope and opportunity for senior managers and leaders to focus on their own specific strategic leadership and senior management development needs. It is based on ILM research into effective leadership and management development whilst developing critical thinking and research skills.

Overview

To complete this module, attendees should have completed the ILM Level 5 Certificate at a minimum and have at least 5 years senior management experience.  If you are unsure if you’ll be eligible, please request a conversation with the course leader before making your booking.

Who is this qualification for?

The Level 7 Award in Leadership and Management is designed to provide scope and opportunity for senior managers and leaders to focus on their own specific strategic leadership and senior management development needs. It is based on ILM research into effective leadership and management development whilst developing critical thinking and research skills. The focus of the programme is developing senior leadership and management capability, through reflection followed by action leading to changed behaviours. The emphasis is on context: what matters ‘now’ to the learner. The ‘now’ may be self, others or a wider organisational issue. Networking which ILM recognises as an important management capability is recognised as is on-going involvement with CPD and the increasing role of informal and social learning.

Benefits for individuals

  • Puts the learner’s need for development at the centre of the curriculum by matching specified knowledge and skills to the learners’ specific context
  • Recognises the increasing importance of networks by harnessing the power of social learning
  • Embeds leadership and management development in real work
  • The learner will be able to demonstrate how completion of the award shows return on investment, by demonstrating how it aligns with own and organisations needs
  • Develops knowledge and skills to support learners future career aspirations
  • Offers progression opportunities into further L7 qualifications

Benefits for employers

  • Combines leadership development with ‘real work’ projects,
  • Assessments emerge from the work context so ensuring immediate relevance and practical benefits to the organisation
  • The qualification can be customised to meet organisation’s senior leadership and development needs
  • The qualification allows ROI to be demonstrated by enabling investigation of leadership and management in the organisation

What will I study?

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the context of senior leadership and management.
  • Be able to design an investigation and implementation plan of relevance to leadership and management
  • Be able to implement and evaluate the results of the investigation

Learner Journey

Session 1

Induction

  • An introduction to strategic leadership (1.1)
  • Theoretical models of strategic management
  • An introduction to Action Learning

Session 2

  • Carrying out a strategic investigation (1.2, 1.3, 2.1)
  • Action learning

Session 3

  • Gathering data and data analysis. (2.2)
  • Action learning

Session 4

  • Project planning and stakeholder analysis (2.2)
  • Action learning

Session 5 

  • Sources of information and development options. (2.3)
  • Action learning

Session 6

  • Professional networks (3.1, 3.2, 3.3)
  • Action Learning set

Entry Requirements

To complete this module, attendees should have completed the ILM Level 5 Certificate at a minimum and have at least 5 years senior management experience.  If you are unsure if you’ll be eligible, please request a conversation with the course leader before making your booking.

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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