Executive Education New Leaders Programme (ILM level 3)

Entry year
Course code
Professional/Short Course
Bristol Business School
Five months
Online delivery
Course Director
Dr Selen Kars

Page last updated 4 October 2021


This concise five day programme will equip new or aspiring managers with key leadership skills while achieving an ILM Development Award or 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 base programme includes all five days of delivery and through full attendance you will achieve our ILM Development Award entitled Leadership Essentials Programme. For those wishing to take their leaning further, you will be able to 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?

This programme is delivered via two delivery methods:

Online delivery - This route is delivered via online learning through our online learning platform, meaning you can attend and study from anywhere in the world!
You will have live group taught sessions online with you tutor on set dates to go along side your self-study to help you achieve your learning.

Face-to-face delivery - This route is classroom based, with all planned taught sessions taking place at the set location. Alongside your taught sessions, you will be expected to complete self-study activities.

To be able to fully participate in our programme on either route, 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.

Please check the dates and fees section for available dates and delivery routes.


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

Due to the ongoing situation around Covid-19, we have postponed all face-to-face classroom delivery of this programme.

If you would like to be notified of when face-to-face delivery is available again, please complete the enquiry form below.

Cohort datesTimeLocation


Session 1 - Wednesday 3 November 2021

Session 2 - Wednesday 24 November 2021

Session 3 - Wednesday 15 December 2021

Session 4 - Wednesday 19 January 2022

Session 5 - Wednesday 9 February 2022


09:30 - 16:30

 09:30 - 16:30

 09:30 - 16:30

 09:30 - 16:30

 09:30 - 16:30








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.

 ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and ManagmentILM Development Award Leadership Essentials Programme
Full Fee£1,465£850
Payment deadline20 October 202120 October 2021
Early Bird Discount£1,380£765
Payment deadline6 October 20216 October 2021
UWE Alumni Discount£1,337£722
Payment deadline20 October 202120 October 2021
UWE Staff Discount£1,337£722
Payment deadline20 October 202120 October 2021
Course Connect Partner£1,295£680
Payment deadline20 October 202120 October 2021

How to apply

How to apply

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

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For further information

  • Email: Please contact us through the online enquiry form.
  • Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 84896