Continuing Professional Development New Leaders Programme (ILM level 3)

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

Page last updated 1 June 2023


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?

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:

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 upcooming dates.

Cohort - To Be ConfirmedTimeLocation

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10:15 - 11:00

09:00 - 1630

09:00 - 16:30

09:00 - 16:30

09:00 - 16:30

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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.

CohortTo Be Confirmed
 ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management
Full Fee£1,465
Payment deadlineTBC
Early Bird Discount£1,380
Payment deadlineTBC
UWE Alumni Discount£1,337
Payment deadlineTBC
UWE Staff Discount£1,337
Payment deadlineTBC
Course Connect Partner£1,295
Payment deadlineTBC

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 availablle. In the meantime, please complete our online enquiry form to be notified once these details are known.

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For further information

  • Email: Please contact us through the online enquiry form.
  • Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 81874