AIMS

Each standalone module allows participants master the skills and competencies required to be a manager/leader in a modern workplace setting. These skills can be applied to any sector or industry
 
These modules are suitable to new or aspiring managers who do not hold management qualifications or wish to refresh/update existing skills
 
 
A participant may take 1 or more modules
 
 
Participants who achieve 4 credits (from any combination of modules) will receive a Award in Leadership and Management from ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management).  Further study to achieve 12 credits (from any combination of modules) will allow the participant receive a Certificate in Leadership and Management
 

DURATION

100% online – duration depends on the number of modules the participant wishes to undertake

Each module is approximately 4-10+ hours of study (includes the completing of the required assignment to successfully complete the module)

OBJECTIVE

Level 3 – 1 Credit Modules

  • Understanding stress in the workplace – to develop knowledge and understanding of managing stress in self and others as required by a practising or potential first line manager
  • Understanding marketing for managers –  to develop basic knowledge and understanding of marketing as required by a practicing or potential first line manager
  • Understanding negotiation and networking in the workplace – to develop knowledge and understanding of negotiation and networking in the workplace as required by a practising or potential first line manager
  • Understanding costs and budgets in an organisation – to develop knowledge and understanding of costs and budgets in an organisation as required by a practising or potential first line manager
  • Understanding conflict management in the workplace – to develop knowledge and understanding of managing conflict and supporting individuals as required by a practising or potential first line manager

Level 3 – 2 Credit Modules

  • Understanding how to manage remote workers – to enable participants to understand the basics of the management of people of an organisation who work remotely
  • Understanding recruitment and selection of new staff – to develop knowledge and understanding of recruitment and selection as required by a practising or potential first line manager
  • Planning and allocating work – the participant will be able to develop knowledge and understanding of how to plan and allocate work as required by a practising or potential first line manager
  • Leading and motivating a team effectively – to enable participants to understand the need for teams to have a sense of vision and purpose that reflects the organisation’s, and the role that effective communication, motivation, and individual and team development play in enabling this to happen
  • Understanding how to lead effective meetings – to develop knowledge and understanding of meetings as required by a practising or potential first line manager
  • Managing workplace projects – to enable the practicing and potential first line manager to manage workplace projects
  • Planning change in the workplace – to be able to plan change in an organisation as required by a practising or potential first line manager
  • Understanding performance management – to develop knowledge and understanding and be able to manage performance in the workplace as required by a practising or potential first line manager
  • Understanding leadership – to develop knowledge and understanding of leadership as required by a practising or potential first-line manager
  • Understanding innovation and change – to develop knowledge and understanding of innovation and change as required by a practising or potential first-line manager

Level 4 – Various Credit Modules

  • Managing and implementing change (6 credits) – the participant will be able to understand the reasons for a change in an organisation and be able to manage and implement change in the workplace
  • Managing risk in the workplace (3 credits) – to understand the importance of managing risks in the workplace and to be able to identify and manage risks in your own area of responsibility
  • Developing people in the workplace (5 credits) – to understand the importance of promoting personal development and be able to plan for an individual’s development
  • Developing a culture to support innovation and improvement (3 credits) – to develop knowledge and understanding of an organisation’s culture, understand the importance of values in underpinning the culture for innovation and improvement, understand the roles of different functions in supporting innovation and change
  • Management communication (4 credits) – to understand the importance of effective communication in management and be able to develop effective communication skills as a reflective manager
 

COURSE MODULES

Detailed module descriptors are available to download:

PROGESSION

Participants may wish to continue their studies with KWETB in a complementary area.

 

CERTIFICATION

  • Individual module achieved – Certificates for the corresponding module from the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) 
  • 4 credits achieved – Award in Leadership and Management from the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) 
  • 12 credits achieved – Certificate in Leadership and Management from the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)