Continuing Professional Development Advanced Leaders Programme (ILM level 5)
Page last updated 12 October 2023
This eight day programme will equip you to take your leadership skills further while achieving a Level 5 Certificate 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 Advanced Leaders programme is an exciting programme leading on from our New Leaders Programme (ILM Level 3), designed to give those looking to progress their career in management further, opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge to succeed in their role as an effective manager.
Who is it for?
Our Advanced Leaders Programme (ILM Level 5) is designed for individuals who are practising middle managers or current first line managers aspiring to progress in their management career. This programme will help you to develop your skills and experience, improve performance and prepare you for more senior management responsibilities.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However, due to the nature of the assessments, you will be required to be in a team leader/management position to be able to draw from personal experience to complete the assessments.
This eight day programme is designed to equip you with the tools and techniques to continue to develop your leadership style. Focusing on developing your own skills, by looking at how you can review your own ability and identify potential development opportunities; motivating your team through leadership; and techniques to solve problems and inform decision making.
- Session 1 - Introduction
- Session 2 - Project Management Day 1
- Session 3 - Becoming an Effective Leader
- Session 4 - Becoming an Effective Leader
- Session 5 - Project Management Day 2
- Session 6 - Communications Day 1
- Session 7 - Communications Day 2
- Session 8 - Reflecting on practice and planning your future development
For further details about each of the sessions and the assignments please see our programme brochure.
On successful completion of your assignment, you will be awarded the ILM Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management.
Learning and Teaching
How is the programme delivered?
The delivery of this programme will be blended with two sessions delivered on our online learning platform and six sessions taking place at the Bristol Business School. This is located at UWE 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.
This open programme has practical online development days designed to give you an opportunity to look, analyse and discuss with our tutors and your peers the subject area and explore possible approaches and tools and techniques available to use.
This qualification is accredited by the ILM.
The delivery of this programme will be blended with six sessions delivered at the Bristol Business School on UWE Bristol's Frenchay Campus, and two sessions delivered on our online learning platform.
To ensure you can participate fully in the sessions and access the programme materials, please see the following required computer specifications:
- Operating system: Windows 7+, Mac OS 10.9
- Web browser: Google Chrome is the optimal browser. However other browsers such as Firefox, safari and Microsoft Edge are also compatible.
- Required Plugins: Adobe Flash Player
- Additional requirements: 256 MB RAM; 20 MB free disk space
- Internet Access - 28.8 kbps speed or above (Broadband connection highly recommended). Slower internet connections may cause issues with audio and video.
- Soundcard with microphone and headphones (a headset with microphone/headphones is highly recommended).
Prices and dates
Supplementary fee information
|Cohort - To be Confirmed||Time||Location|
|Introduction to IT systems -||TBC||online|
|Session 1 - TBC||09:30 - 16:30||Frenchay|
|Session 2 - TBC||09:30 - 16:30||Frenchay|
|Session 3 - TBC||09:30 - 16:30||online|
|Session 4 - TBC||09:30 - 16:30||online|
|Session 5 - TBC||09:30 - 16:30||Frenchay|
|Session 6 - TBC||09:30 - 16:30||Frenchay|
|Session 7 - TBC||09:30 - 16:30||Frenchay|
|Session 8 - TBC||09:30 - 16:30||Frenchay|
Please see the table below for a guide to current fees and discounts available. All prices are VAT exempt. Prices and Discounts are subject to change
Discounts can not be used in conjunction with each other. The greatest discount available will be applied at your booking confirmation.
|Cohort||To Be Confirmed|
|Early Bird Discount||£1885|
|UWE Alumni Discount||£1780|
|UWE Staff Discount||£1780|
|Course Connect Partner||£1676|
How to apply
How to apply
To make a full or provisional booking for this programme, please complete the relevant online booking form below:
|To be Confirmed||Booking Coming Soon||Send an Enquiry|
For further information
- Email: Please contact us through the online enquiry form.
- Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 81874