Who should attend
Our Advanced Leaders Programme (ILM Level 5) is designed for individuals who are practising middle managers or current first line managers aspiring to progress in their management career. This programme will help you to develop your skills and experience, improve performance and prepare you for more senior management responsibilities.
About the course
At Bristol Business School, our portfolio of open programmes offers you and your business a flexible learning solution. We have a range of programmes covering a wide range of topics, including Finance, Strategy, Marketing, Leadership, Coaching and Mentoring, Innovation, and Design Thinking, among many others. Our programmes are delivered by experienced academics and practitioners, who combine cutting-edge thinking with a practical, real-world focus, ensuring our programmes meet professional and industry needs.
Our Advanced Leaders programme is an exciting programme leading on from our New Leaders Programme (ILM Level 3), designed to give those looking to progress their career in management further, opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge to succeed in their role as an effective manager.
Delivered fully online, this route gives you the flexibility to study from any location.
This eight day programme is designed to equip you with the tools and techniques to continue to develop your leadership style. Focusing on developing your own skills, by looking at how you can review your own ability and identify potential development opportunities; motivating your team through leadership; and techniques to solve problems and inform decision making.
- Session (1 day) - Getting to know us and each other, identifying learning needs
- Session (1 day) - Understanding the role of effective communication in the workplace
- Session (2 days) - Project Management
- Session (2 days) - Becoming an Effective Leader
- Session (1 day) - Courageous conversations managing difficult situations in the workplace
- Session (1 day) - Reflecting on practice and planning your future development
For further details about each of the sessions and the assignments please see our programme brochure.
On successful completion of your assignment, you will be awarded the ILM Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management.
Learning and Teaching
How is the programme delivered?
This programme is delivered via online learning through our online learning platform, meaning you can attend and study from anywhere in the world!
To be able to fully participate in our programme, you will need to be comfortable with using the Internet and searching for information online. Session materials are presented through a number of sources including Microsoft Word, Power Point, pdf and online tools and workbooks to aid self-reflection and peer discussion, designed to support you further through your programme learning. You will also have full access to our online library resources, study skills support sessions, and librarian chat function.
This open programme has practical online development days designed to give you an opportunity to look, analyse and discuss with our tutors and your peers the subject area and explore possible approaches and tools and techniques available to use.
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.