The Institute of Leadership & Management
(ILM) is an awarding body for leadership
qualifications. It is also a professional membership body for leaders and managers — providing a wide range of career support services to members.
Improving leadership and Management Capability
ILM qualifications are practically based, designed to complement the individual’s role at work. Aligned to the UK’s Qualifications and Credit Framework
(QCF), ILM qualifications begin at level 2, such as the ILM Award in Team Leading, and continue up to level 7, such as the ILM Diploma in Strategic Leadership and Executive Management. ILM also offers NVQs
; these include the Level 5 NVQ in Management. Other specialist qualifications cover skills in volunteer management, business start-up, coaching
, and personnel management. All ILM qualifications have been accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA
Membership of ILM is open to leaders and managers of all levels. There is trial membership — for individuals taking ILM qualifications. Five grades of membership entitle the member to use post-nominal letters
- Affiliate (AInstLM), Associate Member (AMInstLM), Member (MInstLM), Fellow (FInstLM) and Companion (CInstLM). The highest grade is Companionship — for senior executives selected personally by the Institute. Membership is validated by an official membership certificate and membership card.
Members receive a wide range of services to help with their... Read More