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Short Course

ILM Level 7 Leadership & Management

This course is underpinned by a critical analysis of what leadership means and how it is applied in diverse, changing, and challenging settings. It considers theory, practice, and reflection.


Course overview

The course considers theory, practice, and reflection related to the following themes:


  • Critical examination of models of and approaches to leadership
  • Critique of leadership models in contemporary society


  • Ethical issues and leadership
  • Practical application of leadership theories
  • Strategic planning and visioning
  • Leadership in a global context
  • Leadership in the private, public, and third sector (voluntary and community) organisations
  • Leadership and cultural differences
  • Gender and leadership

Award: Short Course
Level: CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part time
Duration: 1 Year 
Campus: Burnley
Start Date: September and January

Entry requirements

A Level 5/6 qualification or equivalent experiential learning.


This course is based in the School of Health, Social Work and Sport

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