Online ILM L5 Certificate in Leadership & Management

The Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management is designed for practising middle managers, helping them to develop their skills and experience, improve performance and prepare for senior management and strategic responsibilities. Managers will develop their ability to effectively manage staff who work remotely from their organisation’s usual place of business, particularly relevant to the current circumstances of COVID-19, to understand the importance of understanding and communicating the Organisations vision, values, goals and objectives and to be able to manage and implement change in the workplace.

Completion of this course requires delegates submitting 3 assignments within the deadlines communicated at the start of each module.

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Day 1

Managing Remote Workers

One of the most challenging situations that managers have faced during the pandemic is adapting to communicating effectively and working efficiently as a team whilst working from separate locations. In this module we look at the difficulties this presents and the legislation that needs to be adhered to, along with the best ways and methods to overcome any barriers faced.

The learner will:

  • Understand the different forms of remote working that can best apply for own organisations requirements, including flexible working and flexi-time
  • Be able to apply the legislative and regulatory requirements for remote working, including Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Understand the benefits and disadvantages from managing remote workers, including implementing improvements to organisational policies and procedures to help with planning, organisation, motivation and control of remote workers and remote working practices

Day 2

Developing and Leading Teams to achieve Organisational Goals and Objectives

The success of a business to achieve its goals and continue to grow, relies heavily upon the performance of the teams and the leaders who drive them. This module considers the importance of communicating the organisational goals and objectives, reviewing performance and giving continual feedback. We consider how effective leadership is key to motivating a team to perform and characteristics needed to succeed. 

The learner will:

  • Understand the critical role a leader plays in achieving organisation goals including having skills to motivate, delegate, give feedback and to be able to plan long term to avoid any potential issues
  • Understand how leadership styles will change depending on the sector you work in, the team you have and the business requirements. Flexibility is key to success. 
  • Conduct a 360 degree feedback exercise with their teams, peers and Manager to create a development plan based on the feedback 

Day 3

Managing and Implementing Change

“In life change is inevitable. In business change is vital” Warren G Bennis
In this module you will begin to look at change from a strategic point of view, with an understanding of how some critical business decisions are made and the importance of engaging employees in the implementation process.

The learner will:

  • Understand the reasons for change in an organisation, including changes in leadership, technology, business strategy, need to become more efficient
  • Be able to manage and implement change in the workplace, including methods of assessing risks, planning change and importance of involving people to facilitate effective change

Day 4

One-to-One Coaching 

The final session of this course will be one to one coaching sessions to support you in reflecting on all knowledge gained and implementation of this knowledge in the workplace. This can then be applied when completing your assignments for the course.


Completion of this course requires delegates to submit 3 assignments within the deadlines communicated at the start of each module.