• LevelLevel 5
  • Age group19+
  • Duration21 months
  • Awarding bodyILM


This course is suitable for staff who manage teams and/or projects, and are accountable for achieving operational or departmental goals and objectives as part of the delivery of the organisation's strategy.

You will be accountable to a more senior manager or business owner and work in a private, public or third sector organisation.

Learners must-

  • Manage a team/ deliver against an operational plan/ budget management
  • Project management/ problem solving and decision making.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules include:

  • Understanding the Management Role to Improve Management Performance
  • Managing Improvement
  • Making a Financial Case
  • Developing Critical Thinking
  • Leading Innovation and Change
  • Managing Stress and Conflict in the Organisation
  • Understanding Organisational Culture and Ethics
  • Managing Customer Relations
  • Making Professional Presentations
  • Becoming an Effective Leader
  • Managing Risk in the Workplace

A weekly 3 hour session, day to be arranged.

Entry requirements

You must provide evidence of a writing at Level 2 English, which is evidenced through initial assessments undertaken at enrolment.

You must also provide evidence of a Level 3 qualification in first-line management or relevant work-related experience.

Students will be taught by lectures, seminars, discussion groups, case studies, presentations and self study.

Assessment will be a mixture of assignments, presentations and reviews. Students will be required to research and write academic assignments, adopting harvard reverencing techniques.

Students who enrol under the apprenticeship framework will submit a portfolio of evidence for assessment, which is embedded in to the programme for the ILM Diploma.

This qualification will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications such as the ILM Level 7 Diploma in Executive Management.


Please note, this course is a full cost course and therefore there is no fee remission available to any student.

Please enquire by the clicking the ‘enquire now button’ at the top of this website page or contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.