Where will this course lead?

This course is ideal for you if you are a new middle manager or are hoping to become a middle manager in the near future. It provides a wide range of knowledge and skills required to carry out this role.

What will I study?

- Using Reflective Practice to Inform Personal and Professional Development
- Principles of Operational Leadership and Management in an Organisational Context
- Principles of Developing, Managing and Leading Individuals and Teams to Achieve Success
- Managing Stakeholder Relationships
- Managing Finance
- Managing Change
- Creating and Delivering Operational Plans
- Managing Projects to Achieve Results

How will this course be delivered?

Sessions contain a combination of individual and group work, including discussions, case studies, presentations, debates, research, workshops and tutorials.

What qualifications will I get?

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management.

How will I be assessed?

To obtain this qualification you will be expected to attend regularly and pass ten written assignments.

How do I get a place on the course?

Places are offered by telephone interview only.

What are the entry requirements?

Whilst there are no formal entry requirements you should be able to:

- Benefit from the programme (i.e. it should be part of a planned approach to your managerial development)

- Be able to complete the assignments (this would assume some developed skills in written communication and mathematics and the ability to access appropriate information within your organisation)

What else do I need to know?

Solihull College & University Centre offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview.

What can I do after this course?

If you are successful on this course you can be considered for progress onto:

- Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Leadership and Executive Management
- Level 5 NVQ in Management


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