Bridgwater & Taunton College are undertaking a European Social Fund part funded project, Hidden Talent in Somerset, to help employees in Somerset gain access to Higher Education. This offers one funded (free of charge) unit of the Level 5 Institute of Leadership and Management Training developed by the National College for Nuclear (Southern Hub).
This Developing and Leading Teams to Achieve Organisational Goals and Objectives course is an individual unit which may be undertaken as part of the ILM Level 5 and is aimed at those in employment in Somerset who have no higher education qualifications. As this is Level 5 training it would be particularly suited to those who are currently in a management or supervisory position.
This training gives you the opportunity to achieve Higher Education qualifications alongside your job Participation in the course amongst local industry regionally provides the opportunity to seek new opportunities for individuals and organisations to collaborate and be mutually supportive on future opportunities. Alongside increasing your employability, it will help your employer win more work by having evidence of professional development and qualifications of their employees. The nuclear context will be included to enable a better appreciation of the specific requirements of the industry in relation to each unit.
For this particular unit you will develop an understanding of how teams develop and the processes of delegation and empowerment. You will gain an understanding of the relationship between team and individual performance and development and organisational goals and objectives. You will also learn techniques that will enable to you evaluate your own team's performance and also help you to improve your own ability to develop and lead teams, raising both your profile within your organisation as well as your organisation's performance.
Teaching and AssessmentThere will be flexible assessment methods for example: presentation; written report; interview; site visit.
Progression OpportunitiesFollowing successful completion of this unit there is an opportunity to undertake additional units to obtain the ILM Level 5 Leadership and Management Award or ILM Level 5 Certificate or Diploma.