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ILM VRQ Certificate in Leadership and Management

Level 3

Key Facts

Level:Level 3

Full-time/part-time:Part Time

Duration:

Learning sessions are held monthly at the College; typically eight sessions.

Location:Lincoln Campus

Course Code:MAN1

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The course is is ideal for individuals who have junior management responsibilities but no formal training, and are serious about developing their abilities.

About this qualification

The qualification is made up of a wide range of units covering core management skills – such as understanding how to organise and delegate – plus skills in communication, team leadership, change, innovation and managing people and relationships. This flexibility in unit choice allows the qualification to be tailored to meet the needs of the individual and employer.

What will learners be able to do?

It allows candidates to gain a range of key management skills and put them into practice, build leadership capabilities, motivate and engage teams, manage  relationships confidently, develop leadership and management skills using own knowledge, values and motivations.

Qualification structure

Learners must achieve a minimum of 13 credits and a maximum of 36 credits. A choice of optional units from groups 1 and 2 and a maximum of 6 credits from group 2.

Group 1

•  Solving problems and making decisions
• Understanding innovation and change in an organisation
• Planning change in the workplace
• Planning and allocating work
• Writing for business
• Contributing to innovation and creativity in the workplace
• Understanding customer service standards and requirements
• Giving briefings and making presentations
• Understanding leadership
• Understand how to establish an effective team
• Understanding how to motivate to improve performance
• Developing yourself and others
• Understanding conflict management in the workplace
• Understanding stress management in the workplace
• Understanding discipline in the workplace
• Understanding recruitment and selection of new staff in the workplace
• Understanding the induction of new staff in the workplace
• Understanding training and coaching in the workplace
• Understanding quality management in the workplace
• Understanding organising and delegating in the workplace
• Managing workplace projects
• Understanding health and safety in the workplace
• Understand the organisation and its context
• Understanding performance management
• Understanding costs and budgets in an organisation
• Understanding how to manage the efficient use of materials and equipment
• Understanding the communication process in the workplace
• Understanding negotiation and networking in the workplace
• Understand how to lead effective meetings
• Understand workplace information systems
• Understanding marketing for managers
• Understanding support services operations in an organisation
• Understanding sustainability and environmental issues in an organisation
• Understanding procurement and supplier management in the workplace
• Understanding and developing relationships in the workplace
• Understand how to manage contracts and contractors in the workplace
• Understanding incident management and disaster recovery in the workplace
• Understanding security measures in the workplace
• Understanding how to manage remote workers
• Understanding good practice in workplace coaching
• Understanding good practice in workplace mentoring
• Leading and motivating a team effectively

Group 2

• Developing yourself as a team leader
• Improving performance of the work team
• Planning and monitoring work
• Developing the work team
• Induction and coaching in the workplace
• Meeting customer needs
• Working within organisational and legal guidelines
• Providing quality to customers
• Using information to solve problems
• Understanding change in the workplace
• Maintaining a healthy and safe working environment
• Diversity in the workplace
• Using resources effectively and efficiently in the workplace
• Communicating with people outside the work team
• Briefing the work team
• Workplace communication
• Workplace records and information systems
• Business Improvement Techniques
• Leading your work team
• Managing yourself
• Enterprise awareness
• Working with customers legally
• Setting team objectives in the workplace
• Gathering, interpreting and utilising data in the workplace
• Methods of communicating in the workplace
• Satisfying customer requirements
• Understanding effective team working
• Building an awareness of waste management
• Effective selling to customers
• Understanding sales in the workplace
• Developing yourself as an effective team member
• Understanding the management role to improve management performance
• Planning and leading a complex team activity
• Managing equality and diversity in own area
• Managing risk in the workplace
• Delegating authority in the workplace
• Developing people in the workplace
• Developing your leadership styles
• Understanding financial management
• Management communication

There are no specific entry requirements, but participants will normally be either practicing or aspiring junior managers.

Work-based assignments.

Students who successfully complete the ILM Level 3 VRQ Certificate in Leadership and Management may choose to progress to the Level 5 VRQ Diploma in Leadership and Management.  Alternatively, if a more general business qualification is sought, the BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Business may be more suitable.

The course fees for 2014/15 can be obtained from the contact at the "Further Information" tab.

Fees include ILM registration, study sessions and assessment.

This is a full cost course with no fee remission.

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