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ILM Level 5 - Developing & Leading Teams to Achieve Organisational Goals & Objectives

Course Information

  • Course Code: EC223A
  • Duration: 3 weeks x 6 hours
  • Price: £480.00
  • Times: 13:00-19:30
  • Delivery Type: PT

Start Dates

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This ILM Level 5 Unit is designed for middle managers, helping them to develop their skills and experience and prepare for senior management responsibilities.

What will I study?

Benefits for individuals

  • Use core management techniques to drive better results
  • Develop your ability to lead, motivate and inspire
  • Provide strategic leadership as well as day-to-day management
  • Benchmark your managerial skills
  • Raise your profile in your organisation.


Benefits for employers

  • Encourage strategic thinking at this level of management, to foster business improvement
  • Engage middle managers with training and development – this qualification is designed to provide clear, measurable benefits to career-minded professionals
  • Customise this qualification to your development needs.



By undertaking this unit, students will better understand the following:


  1. The importance of leading teams to achieve organisational goals and objectives
  • Concepts of authority and power; responsibility and accountability
  • Differences between managing in public, private and voluntary sectors
  • Processes of delegation and empowerment
  • Factors influencing behaviour at work; theories of motivation and their application to individuals, including incentives and rewards
  • Strategies to encourage managed risk-taking and to learn from failure
  • The characteristics and behaviours associated with initiative, leadership, creativity and

innovation, and how to foster them

  • Need for performance assessment, and provision of development and/or counselling where necessary
  • Relationship between team performance and organisational goals and objectives
  • The Balanced Scorecard
  • Quality initiatives such as TQM
  • Techniques to evaluate team performance
  • Feedback, recognition and reward techniques to support, motivate and monitor


  1. Develop and lead teams
  • Characteristics of groups and teams, team membership and leadership
  • The importance of direction and values in creating effective teams
  • Stages in team development, use of team roles for building a balanced team
  • Teams in different contexts, e.g. operational, project, management, contractors, volunteers
  • Inter-relationships between team and individual performance and development
  • Factors influencing behaviour, theories of motivation and their application to teams, including reward systems, promotion, succession, and job rotation
  • Techniques to evaluate team performance
  • Techniques to review own performance, such as peer review and 360° feedback
Entry Requirements

Candidates would normally have completed the ILM Level 3 Certificate in Leadership & Management and/or be employed in a managerial role.  An informal discussion with the Programme Leader is recommended to ensure that the qualification meets individual needs.

How will I be assessed?

Written management report

What can I do next?

This course forms part of the full Level 5 ILM Diploma in Leadership & Management.  For more information about this qualification, please see our website or contact us.

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email

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