Taught course

Advanced Leaders Programme (ILM Level 5)

UWE Bristol · Bristol Business School

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, due to the nature of the assessments, the course is designed for individuals who are practising middle managers or current first line managers aspiring to progress in their management career and able to draw from personal experience to complete the assessments. This programme will help you to develop your skills and experience, improve performance and prepare you for more senior management responsibilities.

Months of entry


Course content

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.

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.

the eight days are 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

Fees and funding

UK students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • CPD
    3-6 months months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

On successful completion of your assignment, you will be awarded the ILM Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management.

Course contact details

Professional Development Team, College of Business and Law
0117 32 81043 (option 1, then 2)