ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring in Management  Management Training Course
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Management Training Course

ILM Level 5

ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring in Management


Length of Course

To be completed within 2 years


Who Should Attend

This course is for individuals or for an organisation.


Course Content

  • The ability to distinguish between coaching and mentoring and between individual and business development
  • Understanding and techniques for Emotional Detachment
  • Analysing the contribution that coaching can make in developing leadership capability
  • Empathy as a concept and method – skills and techniques
  • Additional information on learning styles and self-analysis nature and value of networks and networking skills
  • Communication theories
  • Time Management
  • Business ethics
  • Ethical standards and recognising potential conflict situations between economic and ethical expectations
  • Cultural diversity v. individual ethics, values and attitudes
  • Models of leadership and leadership techniques
  • Decision-making and problem-solving techniques
  • Concepts of creativity and innovation
  • Vision of organisational development
  • Evaluation of benefits of coaching programmes
  • Evaluation of costs to organise coaching programmes
  • Range of formal and informal coaching and associated costs
  • Organisational and operational barriers.


Course Units

  • D5.01: Understanding how management coaching and mentoring can benefit individuals and organizations
  • D5.02: Reviewing own ability as a management coach or mentor 
  • D5.03: Undertaking management coaching or mentoring in the workplace.


Method of Assessment

The ILM Certificate requires candidates to complete an assessment process of:

1 Diary detailing coaching activities
1 Work-based Assignment

Both assessments have ILM set marking strategies that must be adhered to