Women in Leadership


Women in Leadership: Level 5

Course Format

Weekly online workshops | Monthly coaching | Self-Study | Free Online CPD Access | In workplace delivery available for larger groups.


Individuals who want to progress in a leadership or management role: Team Leaders | New Managers | Supervisors 

Start Dates:

Rolling start schedule. Contact us for latest availability. 


£1450. Interest-Free Flexible Payment Plans available. 

Unleashing Opportunity & Potential Through Skills Development.

This Level 5 Women in Leadership, ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management, is designed  for practising ‘middle managers’ with experience managing and leading a team. It will help you to develop your skills and experience, improve performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities. A Level 3 certificate is also available for those just starting their management career. 

Designed by senior female leaders, you’ll cover specialist leadership and management topics to build your confidence and skills as a female manager. You’ll also benefit from engaging and practical workshops and to improve your self-awareness, leadership style, build your self belief and other units to equip you to manage conflict and complex teams with confidence.

Sessions are delivered weekly as online zoom sessions with real life, actual Skills Coaches (not pre-recorded powerpoints). You’ll take part in workshops and exercises and share your personal experiences and challenges with others on this journey. Alongside the core ILM units, you’ll take part in specialist workshops which gets under the skin of some of the biggest challenges facing women in the workplace. The result? You’ll have the skills, tools and mindset to face whatever comes your way. 

This is about ....Challenging 'Accepted' Behaviours
"Words like bossy, abrasive, strident, and aggressive are used to describe women's behaviours when they lead; words like emotional and irrational describe their behaviours when they object."
This is about ....The Economy
Research by finance experts, Grant Thornton, shows that businesses WITHOUT women in senior decision-making positions underperform, costing the UK economy billions.
This is about ....Equality
“In order to be appointed to a board, women typically need to be more qualified and, once appointed, are often treated differently to their male counterparts.”
This is about ....Supporting Change
The landscape is changing. But only 13.7% of FTSE100 have female executive directors and 11.3% of the FTSE250.
This is about ....Empowering & Building Confidence
“52% of women state the ‘imposter syndrome’ mindset impacts their ability.”

Who is it for?

The course is suitable for practising ‘middle managers’ with experience managing and leading a team. It will help you to develop your skills and experience, improve performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities.



Course Content:

On the course, we will explore the tools, theories and techniques to take your leadership and management skills to the next level. Building on your experience and practical knowledge, these will support your personal and professional growth and build team success. e introduced to tools, theories and processes to build confidence and improve management skills.

Units covered include: 

  • Understanding leadership
  • Leading and motivating a team (coaching) 
  • Understanding mental health
  • Understanding conflict management & how to have difficult conversations
  • Communications process in the workplace
  • Developing your own leadership style

Alongside the core units which make up this certificate, you’ll explore some of the specific challenges affecting women in the workplace. You will explore the cultural, legal and social contexts of these challenges, and some processes and tools for effectively managing them – either in a personal context, or as a leader/manager.  You’ll take part in workshops focussed on: 

  • Self-Advocation: getting what you want, Hepeating, Owning your power, getting your voice heard
  • The Glass Ceiling: PDP, Career Development, Goal Setting, Networking, 
  • Stereotyping 
  • Managing menopause 
  • Understanding and celebrating neurodiversity in the workplace
  • Building Resilience & GRIT 
  • Developing a Growth Mindset 

Your Programme: Starts August 2022

Leadership & Management Qualifications

Senior Leader | Strategic Leadership | Level 7

For experienced leaders to enrich expertise and support enable high performance teams.
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