Course Details

This course which is designed for practicing & aspiring strategic/senior managers, has a blended learning approach consisting of intensive all-day sessions each month combined with interactive weekly video/tele-conferences as well as collaborative group and personal study. The course aims, with a practical work-based emphasis, to provide candidates with formal Leadership & Management knowledge and skills. The program provides the highest available professional & vocational qualification in Management & Leadership. The certificate comprises a single module: Developing Leadership & Management capability through enquiry. This course is suitable for students who have no recent experience in formal study.

Entry Requirements

Level 5 Management or Business qualification or equivalent, and current relevant management experience. Candidates will normally be practising Middle or Senior operational / strategic managers. Course membership / acceptance is by interview with the course leader.

Career options

Completion will lead to the level 7 Certificate in Leadership and Management equivalent to a post graduate level qualification. The next step that could be taken is to progress to the ILM Level 7 Diploma in Leadership and Management (Modules 2 & 3).

ILM Level 7 Certificate in Leadership and Management

Five highlights

  • 1 Ofsted Outstanding College: Inspirational teaching and learning.
  • 2 ILM qualification and possible entry to later stages of a Masters degree
  • 3 Qualified and experienced business managers and leaders
  • 4 Chichester College is certified by ILM as the accredited study centre
  • 5 Improved opportunities for career advancement

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 14.09.2020
  • ILM Level 7 Certificate in Leadership and Management


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Course code Location Course length Start date
MGT261CD1A Chichester Campus 4 Months 14.09.2020

What you need to know

What will I study?

The certificate comprises a single module of: Developing Leadership and Management capability through enquiry. This module is shared with the ILM Level 7 Diploma in Leadership and Management, therefore student's who successfully complete the certificate may move on directly to modules two and three of the Diploma. The certificate covers issues such as: Leadership and Management Theory, How to undertake research, Conflict resolution and motivation and provides focus to allow students to understand their particular style to enable them to identify their strengths and weaknesses to be come a better leader and manager. There is time set aside during the course to allow for the discussion of current leadership topics which are of interest to the students in their work environment.

How will I be taught?

Active lessons and collaborative working are the cornerstones of the teaching style at Chichester College. This course utilises blended teaching methods which include: intensive monthly full-day classroom sessions; weekly interactive video/tele conferences; collaborative peer group working and personal study using library and digital resources.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is carried out by completion of two work related written research assignments / projects combined with a group research project which is assessed via a group presentation and handout.

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