ILM International Young Leaders Award


12th November to 23rd November 2018     

The ILM Accredited Leadership Programme is a two-week programme,  designed to provide the young leaders of tomorrow with training that will develop their leadership and professional English Language skills.  The programme will consist of interactive seminars, discussions, workshops, leadership team challenges, and real-world leadership tasks,  that tackle the key issues faced by today's' leaders and develop English language skills appropriate for business and work.  The ILM accredited Young  Leadership Programme introduces students to the international community of which all leaders are a part and the ways in which changing social, and economic conditions shape the role a leader plays within the context of current affairs. 


Who should attend?

  • This course is for university and college students and young professionals aged between 18-25 who have an interest in Business, Leadership and Management and who want to develop their professional English language skills to work in international commerce.  Delegates should be interested in gaining a recognised Leadership and Management qualification, and experience of the business environment in London.    You should have good English language skills, although you can get additional support for your English. 

Key Benefits of the Course 

You will achieve the ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership & Management which has international recognition, and confirms your potential for leadership and management positions 

Successful completion of this programme will enhance your CV and your business profile

You will have an opportunity to network with young professionals and potential business managers from many different countries

You gain an understanding of English culture and business

Increase your skills in the English language 

By the end of the programme you will be able to.................

  • understood the key issues facing business and leadership today and in the future;
  • advanced their analytical, presentation and debating skills, both written and oral in English
  • improve the ability to work individually, as part of a small group and as a class;
  • developed leadership skills such as debating, preparing and delivering speeches and managing others.
  • Improve confidence in public speaking
  • Provide a deeper understanding of important world issues.
  • Critical thinking,
  • Developing arguments, applying persuasive techniques, and expressing their ideas to convince any audience, both verbally and written in English
  • Meet and communicate with others from diverse backgrounds
  • Gain an understanding of English life and culture
  • Develop English skills - (option to undertake English exams - at an additional cost)

Course Structure

You will be required to complete a programme of leadership seminars and business English.  You will cover the following subjects as part of this programme.  

  • Developing Yourself as a Team Leader

    Problem-solving and Executive Decision-Making

    Creativity, Innovation and Change

  • Understanding Leadership - leadership theory, styles and practice

    Delivering Business Presentations & Business English

    Leading Your Work Team


  • As part of your programme, you will be required to complete assessments to gain this internationally recognised qualification.  You will be involved in delivering business presentations, participating in a team challenge, discussions, written assessments and a team project in order to gain successful certification. 

Resources and Support

As part of this course you will be provided with the essential requirements for success! 

You will be allocated an experienced and expert Leadership E-coach who will provide support and guidance throughout your course, and will be your main point of contact.  Your tutor will give you all the support, feedback and guidance you need to successfully achieve this qualification.  You will also be provided with access to a range of resources, both online and hard copy materials.  As part of the course you will receive complimentary ILM studying membership, the benefits of which include:

  • Complimentary subscription to Edge magazine, the Institute's leadership and management magazine
  • The Ci Zone, free access to a suite of interactive career development tools and resources.
  • The Resource Centre brings you the access to latest leadership and management thinking through a free online catalogue of e-books, business books summaries and thousands of e-journal articles.
  • The LearningZonehas over 400 digital learning resources covering essential management and leadership topics, many of which have been mapped to directly support learners on the ILM programmes.
  • Full access to the ILM Insight  – where managers, leaders, HR professionals, training experts,
  • academics and opinion-formers come to network, share advice and find hot topics and research.


• Registration and certification

• Course materials/handbook/e-learning resources

• ILM  Membership

• Assessment marking and feedback on assessments

An allocated tutor who provides support and guidance throughout the course

Training days

Lunch and light refreshments

Business and cultural visits

Travel card for transportation in London



“I  really loved the whole experience!  Thank you Sheron and the team for making me feel so welcome”
University Student – Hong Kong

“This was such an immense experience, I learnt so much in two weeks, and London felt like home!”
Engineering graduate - Spain

“This was very great for me, I learnt a lot, and was very happy to be in London”
Business Student - UAE

If you require assistance with low-cost homestay accommodation while you are on this programme, we can assist you through our partner Cultural Homestays....Please contact us to discuss.



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