Continuing Professional Development New Leaders Programme (ILM level 3)

Entry year
Course code
Professional/Short Course
Bristol Business School
Five months
Blended Delivery
Course Director
Dr Karine Mangion

Page last updated 23 May 2024


This concise five day programme will equip new or aspiring managers with key leadership skills while achieving an ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management qualification.

At Bristol Business School, our portfolio of open programmes offers you and your business a flexible learning solution. We have a range of programmes covering a wide range of topics, including Finance, Strategy, Marketing, Leadership, Coaching and Mentoring, Innovation, and Design Thinking, among many others.  

Our programmes are delivered by experienced academics and practitioners, who combine cutting-edge thinking with a practical, real-world focus, ensuring our programmes meet professional and industry needs.



Our New Leaders Programme is an exciting interactive course blending theoretical knowledge with practical skills, designed to give those new to management or looking to obtain their first line management qualification the core skills needed to succeed in a role as an effective team manager. You will be given the space to work closely with your course peers and to explore real life examples of your management practice.

The programme includes all five days of delivery around essential leadership skills. You will then complete two assignments around your learning to achieve an ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management.

Please see our programme brochure for further information:

Learning and Teaching

How is the programme delivered?

The delivery of this programme will be blended with four sessions delivered on our online learning platform, and the first session taking place at the Bristol Business School. This is located at UW Bristol's Frenchay Campus, with easy access to the M4 and M5 motorways and Bristol Parkway rail station, it has four fully equipped training rooms, a communications and reception area.

To be able to fully participate in our programme, you will need to be comfortable with using the Internet and searching for information online. Session materials are presented through a number of sources including Microsoft Word, Power Point, pdf and online tools and workbooks to aid self-reflection and peer discussion, designed to support you further through your programme learning. You will also have full access to our online library resources, study skills support sessions, and librarian chat function.



Professional accreditation

On successful completion of your assignment, you will be awarded the ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management.

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

Programme dates:

Please see below for a guide to times and date commitments. Actual dates will be published here when known, please see further down the page for our contact information, if you wish to be notified of upcoming dates.

Cohort - May 2024TimeLocation

Introduction - Thursday 02 May 2024

Session 1 - Wednesday 08 May 2024

Session 2 - Tuesday 21 May 2024

Session 3 - Tuesday 25 June 2024

Session 4 - Thursday 05 September 2024

Session 5 - Thursday 10 October 2024

10:00 - 10:30

09:30 - 16:30

09:30 - 16:30

09:30 - 16:30

09:30 - 16:30

09:30 - 16:30


Frenchay Campus







Programme fees

Please see the table below for current fees and discounts available. All prices are VAT exempt.

Discounts can not be used in conjunction with each other. The greatest discount available will be applied at your booking confirmation.

CohortMay 2024
May 2024ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management
LocationBlended delivery
Full Fee£1465
Payment deadline24 April 2024
Early Bird Discount£1380
Payment deadline27 March 2024
UWE Bristol Alumni Discount£1337
Payment deadline24 April 2024
UWE Bristol Staff Discount£1337
Payment deadline24 April 2024
Course Connect Partner£1295
Payment deadline24 April 2024
SME, Not for Profit and Public Sector Discount£1380
Payment deadline24 April 2024

How to apply

How to apply

To make a full or provisional booking for this course, please complete the relevant online booking form below:

Dates will be published when available. In the meantime, please complete our online enquiry form to be notified once these details are known.

May 2024Book NowSend an Enquiry

For further information

  • Email: Please contact us through the online enquiry form.
  • Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 81043 (option 1, then option 2)