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Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) is a professional body that helps people worldwide improve their leadership capabilities and advance their careers. ILM is the UK’s leading specialist provider in leadership, coaching and management qualifications. ILM has over 50 years’ experience in leadership development and has aided over a million people to develop essential workplace skills that transform them to stronger leaders. All ILM qualifications are awarded by The City and Guilds of London Institute which was founded in 1878 and is incorporated by Royal Charter. ILM course is also regulated and approved by Ofqual, the governing body for Qualifications in the UK.


ILM is passionate about binding the power of leadership to transform people and businesses for the better. Most of the employers saw an immediate impact on organisations performance after getting qualified with ILM qualifications. ILM believes that leaders can grow from anywhere and hence the various leadership training is open to all managers irrespective of their designation, industry and size of the organisation.


ILM work with over 2,000 expert learning providers, including SBTL, specialising in leadership and management, coaching, training and development to deliver the various qualifications and certified training.

ILM’s Approved Centres and Recognised Providers are monitored and supported to meet exacting standards in:

  • Knowledge, skills and experience of staff
  • Quality of learning materials and lesson plans
  • Training processes, facilities and learner centricity


All ILM qualifications are awarded by The City & Guilds of London Institute, which was founded in 1878 and is incorporated by Royal Charter. ILM Qualifications are:

  • Industry recognised.
  • Regulated by government departments in England, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland.
  • Awarded by The City & Guilds of London Institute
  • ILM Qualifications work for everyone.
  • The qualifications' structure designed by ILM is unique and flexible, meaning learners can custom-build programmes, choosing from hundreds of optional units to meet their individual development needs.
  • ILM's innovative assessment approach allows employers to select the right approach for their people and business, from real-life workplace tasks to professional discussions.


Leadership and Management

The leadership and management courses are designed for enthusiastic middle managers, aiding them in developing their skills and experience, improving performance and preparing for senior management roles. The leadership and management qualifications are designed to develop the essential knowledge, awareness and capability to drive organisationalperformance.

Whether leading a team for the first time or preparing to step up to senior management, learners can receive unit-based training with content, and duration of learning targeted to their needs. ILM’s leadership and Management courses benefit the learners to:

  • Plan and implement change
  • Manage resources to achieve objectives
  • Recruit and manage people

Coaching and Mentoring

The coaching and mentoring programs develops learner's knowledge, skills and confidence in implementing coaching and mentoring practices to effectively coach and mentor people within an organisation. They recognise models for managing coaching and mentoring processes and conduct supervised sessions to put learned skills into practice. From managers just starting to use coaching, right through to senior mentors and executive coaches, the range of qualifications develop to the appropriate professional benchmark. They combine rigorous underpinning theory with extensive hands-on experience, to develop rounded coaches and mentors with practical expertise.

The coaching and mentoring qualifications give individuals the tools to:

  • Deal with difficult situations and change
  • Become more self-aware
  • Motivate staff and engage the team

ILM Courses

ILM Level 2 Diploma In Team Leading

ILM Level 2 Diploma in Team Leading is a combined and competency-based qua...

ILM Level 7 Diploma in Leadership and Management

The ILM Level 7 Diploma in Leadership and Management aims to create organi...

ILM Level 6 Diploma in Management

The ILM Level 6 Diploma in Management aims to sharpen learners' critic...
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