ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management Level 5 (UK) / Level 6 (Ireland) (Project Management option)

Area:
Nationwide Locations
Price: on request
Duration: 6 months
Type:
Distance Learning

Course description

This internationally recognised course is mapped to both the Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) as a Level 6 Award, and the UK Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) as a Level 5 Award.

This certificate course provides existing managers (or those considering a career in management) with a comprehensive overview and knowledge of planning and implementing projects in the organisation. As part of this project management course learners will also develop their management and leadership skills along with competency in understanding and analysing the organisation environment.

By choosing to study this course with CMIT, Students have 24×7 access to CMIT eLearning for the duration of the course. This includes a comprehensive Course Manual, Video, Quizzes and personalised Tutor Support. The course documentation for this course is detailed and easy to read. You will also be able to upload assessments online and receive online feedback. You can use the eLearning system from any computer that has internet access.

Topics covered in this Course

Unit 1: Assessing Your Own Leadership Capability and Performance

Management and Leadership

Theories of Management and Leadership

Personal Competencies: Delegation, Motivation, Influencing, Conflict Management, Teamwork and Collaboration

Professional Competencies: Developing and Coaching

Leadership Competencies: Initiative, Transparency, Inspiration, Change, Self-control and Adaptability

Management Development Options

Skills Audit and Development Plan

Unit 2: Managing Projects

Principles of Project Management

Projects in Organisations

Project Management Methodology

Project Management Tools and Techniques

The Project Initiation Document

The Project Plan

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Scheduling Effort

Scheduling Techniques

Resource and Budget Planning

Scope Planning, Verification and Change Control

Project Communications

Risk Management and Contingency Planning

Managing Staff and Suppliers

Project Monitoring

Cost Control

Schedule Control

Quality Control

Project Close-out

Personal Development Plan

Unit 3: Understanding the Organisational Environment

Uses of PESTLE Analysis

Components of a PESTLE Analysis

Information Gathering

Political and Government Influences

Economic Influences

Social and Technological

Social Trends

Industry and Market Analysis

Technology Trends

Legal and Regulatory Environment

Environmental Influences

Ethics

Key Drivers of Change

PESTLE Impact Assessment

Who should complete this course?

Business Project Managers, IT Project Managers and Project Leaders who wish to formalise their skills.

Aspiring or newly appointed Project Managers.

People who wish to gain a professional, accredited qualification in the subject matter by home study distance learning.

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Level 5 certificate or equivalent qualification and/or relevant life and work experiences.

As this is a Level 6 professional qualification, learner will be expected to reference their assignment work to a high academic standard.

Candidates must be fluent in English with excellent written English Skills in order to achieve the assessment criteria. Queries on the standard required can be directed to the college.

The assessments for this course draw on candidates own practical experience and as such candidates need to be working or have access to an organisation in which they can plan, execute and reflect on a number of management activities.

As this programme is delivered through distance learning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative.

A basic working knowledge of computers and access to a computer with internet access is required to do the course.

 

Assessment

 

This course is assessed through a series of tutor-marked assignments.

All work submitted must be your own work. There is no exam with this course.

As part of our quality assurance, learner assessment work will be marked by an Internal Assessor, then checked by an Internal Verifier and an External Verifier.

 

Accreditation

Following successful completion you will receive an

ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management Level 5 (UK) / Level 6 (Ireland)
(Project Management option)

from the Institute of Leadership and Management.

QQI / National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQAI) recognised this as an equivalent to a Level 6 Award in Ireland.

ILM is a recognised awarding body in Ireland. CMIT is registered with ILM to offer programmes leading to ILM awards.

Please note that there is a EUR60 fee payable for administration, moderation and certification.


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