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ILM is the UK’s leading provider of leadership, management and coaching qualifications and training. It has been part of the City & Guilds group since 2001, providing qualifications for learners in the UK and internationally. Over 70,000 people each year register with ILM and students span all industries and sectors – from small businesses to national governments. It operates across eight global regions: Africa, ASEAN (South East Asia), the Caribbean and the Americas, East Asia, India, the Middle East and the Pacific and South Asia.
There are five levels of ILM qualification. These start from Level 2 (ideal for team leaders) up to Level 7 (more suited to senior management professionals). All are designed to develop managers and leaders, enabling them to improve staff productivity and drive business performance. ILM qualifications are available in three formats:
ILM qualifications stand out from the competition for several reasons:
This video shows how ILM believe in developing leaders at every level.
All students registered with ILM are also provided with student membership of the Institute of Leadership & Management.
The Institute of Leadership & Management is a professional membership body that connects likeminded people with the shared purpose of inspiring great leadership everywhere. Its research and events programme is designed to inform, inspire and impact the practice of leadership wherever it happens.
Students are encouraged to use their student membership of the Institute to make the most of the resources available online which include:
Events & Networking
ASFEDI Awards was founded in 2007 to support the development of a truly entrepreneurial culture and economy within the UK, becoming the first dedicated Awarding Organisation specialising in enterprise and business support, a standing still enjoyed to this day within the UK.
SFEDI’s qualifications are built on the extensive research that underpins the SFEDI® National Occupational Standards and the expertise of the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs (IOEE), the UK’s only professional Institute dedicated to enterprise.
Working with enterprising organisations throughout the UK, SFEDI qualifications are central to the drive towards a more competitive enterprise landscape with increased employment opportunities, improved productivity and, ultimately, greater prosperity locally, regionally and nationally.
SFEDI works with three regulators; Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and SQA, ensuring that our qualifications are widely accessible to all who wish to undertake them.
The Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs was founded in 2010 creating the first dedicated professional learning institute specialising in business enterprise and business support, a standing still enjoyed to this day within the UK.
The Institute’s programmes and qualifications are built on the extensive research that underpins the SFEDI® National Occupational Standards and the expertise of the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs, the UK’s only professional Institute dedicated to enterprise.
IOEE qualifications have been designed to be flexible to meet the wide range of demand within enterprise learning, recognising the needs of industry to develop enterprising and entrepreneurial individuals to support the sustainability and growth of business and the wider community.
The IOEE also develop and publish best practice materials and resources to support the delivery of its qualifications to a high standard to ensure that students and employers have all they require when either starting or progressing their enterprise journey.
The IOEE was created to recognise all those who invest in enterprise learning and development. Professional institutes exist for most occupations, so why not entrepreneurs?
Established in 1947 as the British Institute of Management, CMI was founded in the wake of the Second World War to help rebuild British industry. Their goal remains the same today as it was then: to raise the quality and standard of management in the workplace.
CMI qualifications set out a journey of progression, delivering professional learning that equips learners with the skills, knowledge and confidence to take their management career further. The qualifications are developed by subject matter experts, so you can have the confidence that you are gaining up to date and relevant skills.
CMI offers qualifications from Level 2, right through to Level 8. Below is a broad overview of the qualifications provided through the ALM and the roles that they cover.
Level 3: Designed for aspiring, supervisory or first-line managers. These programmes offer a broad range of knowledge, ranging from team leading to project and resource management.
Level 5: is more appropriate for mid-managers as they focus on developing core management skills such as managing resources, recruitment and information management.
Level 7: has been developed for senior managers who have the responsibility to translate organisational strategy into effective performance.
CMI qualifications deliver a professional pathway for learners, whether starting out in their career or looking to upskill and develop management skills. Proven to boost earning potential and designed in collaboration with employers, learning can be applied straight to the workplace, improving productivity and creating conscious leaders.
CMI’s flexible assessment process allows us to deliver CMI qualifications in a variety of ways, whether accrediting in-house programmes or offering a stand-alone qualification for individuals, groups and teams.
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