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ILM Level 7 Award in Executive Management

Overview

Duration: 6 Days

Who are these qualifications for?

The Level 7 Award in Executive Management is designed for senior executives, who are new to the role or who are new to the role or who are preparing for the highest levels of management. These qualifications are ideal for single managers seeking to gain confident decision-making skills and ability to lead through change in this role.

Benefits for individuals

  • Know how to gather and analyse information to make high-level decisions
  • Get an in-depth understanding of senior management roles and responsibilities
  • Take a critical and informed look at your own performance
  • Carry out relevant research to inform the way you work
  • Understand leadership styles and strategies and how to apply them to lead change in an organisation

Benefits for employers

  • Senior leaders with the tools to understand, evaluate and improve their own performance
  • Benchmark the skills and knowledge of your senior executive team
  • Improved team work, organisational partnerships and commitment to corporate visions and values
  • Develop a culture of learning and development from top down in your organisation.

Who is the Course For?

The Level 7 Award in Executive Management is designed for senior executives, who are new to the role or who are preparing for the highest levels of management. These qualifications are ideal for senior managers seeking to gain confident decision-making skills and ability to lead through change in this role.

There are no formal entry requirements but participants will normally be practicing or aspiring senior managers with the opportunity to meet the assessment demands and have a background that will enable them to benefit from the programme.

What Will They/You Learn?

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Evaluate the key drivers of change in organisations and the products and services they supply
  • Recognise and pursue the key components of organisational success
  • Compare alternative models of change management and critically asses their suitability and effectiveness for bringing about desirable change
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of alternative models fo leadership in enabling change
  • Appreciate the importance of stakeholder engagement and management
  • Understand the impact of organisational culture on the change process
  • Develop an appropriate leadership strategy that reflects the challenging  economic environment as well as the needs and expectations of stakeholders
  • Examine the fundamentals of organisational decision making
  • Distinguish between optimising and non-optimising or satisfying approaches to decision making, and assess their relative strengths and weaknesses
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of alternative decision making strategies in organisations

What Will The Course Cover?

Unit 1: Make informed Decisions

The mandatory unit, 'Making Informed Decisions' examines decision making strategies and their uses - assessing relative strengths and weaknesses. It will enable learners to appreciate how to select appropriate and sufficient information to make better decisions.

Unit 2: Leading Change in Organisations

'Leading Change in Organisations is the subject matter for the additional unit and is designed to give participants a better understanding of the dynamics of change management in organisations, enabling them to prepare, plan and lead effective change processes in their organisations.

Pre-Course Preparation and Assessment

One Reflective Review

One Work based assignment

Meeting Organisational Needs

If you are representing a business the Level 7 Award can be run exclusively and tailored to suit your company's specific learning requirements and organisational needs. There are a number of unit choices for organisations to ensure that the qualification meets specific Learning outcomes; employers can custom build a qualification focusing on the key areas of executive management that are most relevant to the demands of a specific role, industry or organisation. The ILM qualifications can be fully tailor to meet the varying needs of learners across all employment sectors.

Advice is available from our experienced Learning and Development Consultants.

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