Level 7 Senior Leader

Lead, manage and support

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The broad purpose of the occupation is to provide clear, inclusive and strategic leadership and direction relating to their area of responsibility within an organisation.

Typically, this involves setting, managing and monitoring achievement of core objectives that are aligned to the overall strategic objectives of their organisation’s Board (or equivalent). In a smaller organisation they are also likely to contribute to the execution and achievement of these strategic objectives. A Senior Leader influences at a higher organisational level, including sometimes at Board (or equivalent) level, and sets the culture and tone across their area of responsibility.

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. 24-month programme
  2. Industry-leading online resources
  3. Fully supported online masterclasses
  4. Option to undertake ILM Diploma
  5. Blended delivery model
  6. Time away from the day-to-day to ensure you are ready to lead in the transformation and invigoration of your organisation
  7. IEMA environmental and sustainability training, gaining tools and resources to support your responsibility to create measurable sustainability impact
  8. Expert facilitators with expertise in professional, personal and leadership development and growth

This programme has been developed to meet the requirements of the Level 7 Senior Leader Apprenticeship standard awarded by the ILM.

You also have the option of undertaking the ILM Diploma for Senior Leaders alongside your apprenticeship which has been integrated in the programme design.

This high-level apprenticeship is suited to those already working in a senior management role, and at the end of this training programme, you will be awarded:

A Level 7 Senior Leader Apprenticeship
An IEMA Official Certificate
An ILM Accredited Level 7 Diploma for Senior Leaders

ADDED VALUE

Residential experience
This two-day residential section of your apprenticeship will happen once in each year of study. It focuses on self-reflection, transforming your leadership, team, department or organisation.

IEMA training
This two-day course forms part of your apprenticeships, and is intended to support managers and supervisors from any industry in understanding the strategic and operational implications environmental sustainability has on them, their team and department.

YOUR APPRENTICESHIP JOURNEY

Months 1 to 9

Cultural foundations
Strategic clarity
Innovation and creativity

Residential experience*

Months 10 to 16

Building empowered teams
Sustainability and CSR
Stakeholder engagement

IEMA training*

Months 17 to 24

Financial acuity and agility
Leading in a VUCA world (working with change, uncertainty and risk)
Preparation for your End Point Assessment (EPA)

Residential experience*

RESIDENTIAL EXPERIENCE

  1. Time away from the day-to-day to ensure you are ready to lead in the transformation and invigoration of your organisation
  2. A supportive confidential environment
  3. Learn from other delegates
  4. Expert facilitators with expertise in professional, personal and leadership development and growt
  5. Guided reflection to help you connect with your leadership strengths, blind-spots, unexplored talents and development opportunities
  6. Refreshed approach and inspiration
  7. Small groups with strictly limited numbers provide a unique and exclusive, premium learning experience
  8. Venues ideally located across England

IEMA TRAINING

  1. Progress your career with an official certificate that demonstrates you have the knowledge to lead on the agenda and working practices in environmental sustainability
  2. Gain tools and resources to support your responsibility to create measurable sustainability impact
  3. Ensure your team and organisation are compliant with legislation.
  4. Interact and engage with practical activities and workshops throughout the day, which make for an interesting day of learning
  5. Develop a strong understanding of workplace environmental performance to support their organisations’ environmental performance
  6. Reduce the use of energy across your team and organisation to reduce your bottom line

YOUR APPRENTICESHIP MODULES

Module 1: Cultural foundations


- Principles of self-management
- The key to a highly engaged workforce
- Transform your organisation
- Values-based leadership models
- Inclusive culture
- Driving perormance

Module 2: Strategic clarity


- People and strategy
- Engagement and empowerment
- Organisational mission and culture
- Future trends and external factors
- Strategy communication

Module 3: Innovation and creativity


- Identify strengths
- Culture development
- Disruptive technologies
- Liberating structures
- Broadening solutions

Module 4: Building empowered teams


- Creativity through delegation
- Recruiting skills for your culture
- Self-managed teams
- Structures and organisational design
- Open and honest cultures

Module 5: Sustainability and CSR


- Designing your organisation
- Measuring social impact
- Principles of CSR and regulatory compliance
- CSR strategy
- Horizon scanning and conceptualisation

Module 6: Stakeholder engagement


- Influence and negotiation
- Working collaboratively to achieve results
- External social and political context
- Contribution of your employees
- Communication strategy and brand protection

Module 7: Building empowered teams


- Economic case for organisations
- Financial sustainability
- Key financial strategies
- Economic theory
- Financial data
- Governance of budgeting and procurement

Module 8: Leading in a VUCA world


- Lead in a crisis
- Personal and workforce resilience
- Inspiring leadership and change
- Business continuity and risk mitigation
- Information and support

 

MAKE AN IMPACT

We’re all about making an impact, be that individuals making an impact through their day-to-day work, or by organisations making their impact on our economy.

As a national training provider, we make this impact throughout the UK, with expertise in childcare, business, and IT and digital skills.  

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