ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management ONLINE **REGISTRATION CLOSED**

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24 March 2022 - 10:00am to 2 June 2022 - 1:00pm

This popular course will give you practical tools and techniques to develop and further improve your knowledge, understanding and practice in management. This course is for middle managers, team leaders and those aspiring to be senior managers who work or volunteer in the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland. You do not have to have any previous management qualifications.

We start with an induction on 17 February 2022 and then classes will commence on 24 March, every Thursday (with exception of St Patricks Day and 2-week Easter break) until 2 June. There will be time after this for completion of the larger assignment.  The classes will be 3 hours long (with a 15 min break) and it is recommended that you spend a further 2-3 hours in self-study for each module.

How will it be delivered?

We deliver this training through a combination of 3 hour online interactive sessions, guided self-study, weekly tasks to complete, assignment support sessions, one to one support and completion of assignments.

What does it include?

This course focuses on 3 key areas:

  • Developing yourself as a leader
  • Leading others
  • Leading the organisation


You need to achieve at least 37 credits for and ILM level 5 Diploma. There are 4 assignments and one presentation as detailed below:

  • Becoming an Effective Leader – assignment including a Personal Development Plan
  • Managing your own continuous professional development – assignment including completion of your own CPD plan.
  • Improving your leadership through action learning – assignment and participation in at least 2 action learning sets
  • Making professional presentations – completion of a workbook and preparation and delivery of an 8- 10 minute presentation to your peers
  • Timetable


    Date and Time

    Assignment submission deadline


    Recording available



    Managing Own Continuous Professional Development (15 credits)

    Thursday 24 March


    Friday 16 September 2022

    Assignment Support

    Monday 28 March

    10am – 11am


    Becoming an Effective Leader (5 credits)

    Thursday 31 March

    10am - 1pm

    Friday 22 July 2022

    Problem Solving and Decision making 

    Conflict Management

    Thursday 7 April 10am - 1pm


    Motivation, Delegation and Communication


    Thursday 28 April

    10am - 1pm


    Improving own leadership performance through action learning (15 credits)

    Thursday 5 May

    10am - 1pm

    Friday  12 August 2022

    Assignment Support

    Monday 9 May 2022

    10am - 11am


    Leading teams/group dynamics


    Thursday 12 May

    10am – 1pm 


    Innovation and change/leading your organisation

    Thursday 19 May

    10am - 1pm


    Action learning

    Thursday 26 May




    Thursday 2 June

    10am start

    Friday 17 June 2022


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