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Management And Leadership

The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) is the UK’s largest awarding body, combining industry-leading qualifications and specialist member services.

As the UK’s top leadership and management qualifications specialist, they help to develop more talented leaders than anyone else, giving them the skills to make a real difference in their organisation and beyond.

ILM are an independent organisation that forms part of the City & Guilds Group, with the primary purpose of improving the standards of leadership and management, in order to drive social and economic prosperity.

They have the UK’s widest range of coaching and mentoring qualifications which we have proudly delivered for over 14 years. All qualifications are internationally recognised and award credits on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

Their purpose is to enable people and organisations to develop their leadership skills for personal and economic growth. They do this by helping employers and training providers to develop, assess and accredit leaders with the right blend of skills.

Through a global network of over 2,000 approved centres, they set the highest benchmarks for leadership and management performance.

As an ILM Approved Centre, we are passionate about harnessing the power of leadership to transform people and businesses for the better.

Why should I choose an ILM qualification?

ILM qualifications are practically based and are focused on instigating real change in the workplace, consistently asking the question “What action can you take?”, whilst providing support to take that action. Modules are delivered in a pragmatic and enthusiastic manner, using language that delegates feel comfortable with and within a supportive environment.

Better Performance

ILM programmes are current and cutting edge, drawing together topics, research and materials that are relevant to you and your organisation, to ensure that courses are responsive to employer needs. ILM qualifications have also shown to provide employers with a significant return on their investments, with employers stating that 93% of managers perform better at work after an ILM qualification.

Flexible Progress

The ILM recognises prior learning and as such, courses taken with another accredited body can count towards your ILM qualification. This modular approach allows the ILM to offer a great deal of flexibility, allowing for qualifications which can be tailored to suit you. There’s no such thing as a straightforward progression route or career plan; we each have individual experiences, skills and roles, so ILM courses are designed to be as adaptable as possible. Furthermore, qualifications can be “nested” – if you complete an award, it will count towards a certificate at the same level.

The benefits of ILM membership

Everyone who participates in an ILM course gains access to a wealth of resources on the ILM website, designed to assist with career growth and based on the latest management thinking. The website also features a networking facility, in order to connect and share ideas with like–minded professionals both online and via events. It’s free of charge to anyone undertaking an ILM qualification and also features access to both of the ILM’s e-magazines, Edge (for leaders and managers) and Inspire (aimed at developing great teams).


Contact us for more information about our qualifications and how we can support you and your business.

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