Leadership and Management Development (5OS06)




Additional Specialist Unit

  • Fully flexible delivery options and start datesDedicated personal adviser throughout your programme24/7 support via our Virtual Learning EnvironmentDownloadable course materials and supporting resourcesTutors 100% CIPD qualified and have strategic and practical HR experienceFlexible interest free payment plans up to 12 mths for all Certificates and Diplomas*Full range of CIPD modules with a mixed mode approachOur candidates attain results that are higher than the national average

*self funders only

About this Unit

This unit builds on the fundamentals of learning and development, taking a closer look at the essential area of leadership and management and how this is critical in developing the right culture and behaviours to establish a working environment which is cohesive, diverse, innovative and high-performing. Choosing the right tools and approaches to facilitate development will ultimately impact organisational effectiveness.

What will you learn

You will develop understanding of the factors that drive the need for leadership and management within the organisation and examine the interdependent nature of leadership and management. You will identify the roles leaders and managers perform in different contexts and assess the skills and competencies required. Additionally, you will explore the role of the people professional in supporting leadership and management development and the importance of ensuring that diversity and inclusion is an integral part of this. Finally, you will evaluate indicators of successful leadership programmes, find out about the range of stakeholders involved and assess the impact that leadership and management development has on the organisation.

This unit is suitable for persons who:

  • are aspiring to, or embarking on, a career in people management
  • —are working in a people practice role and wish to contribute their knowledge and skills to help shape organisational value
  • —are working towards or working in a people manager role

Learning outcomes

On completion of this unit, learners will:

  • Understand the relevance of leadership and management and the knowledge, skills and behaviours required.
  • Understand a range of different learning and development initiatives in developing leaders and managers.
  • Understand the effectiveness of leadership and management development initiatives.


Associate Level

A short video introducing the new CIPD qualifications

What Our Candidates Say

Hear what our successful candidates have to say about our support, tutors, online workshops, virtual learning environment and more.

New Associate Unit FAQs

We have compiled the following commonly asked questions about the advanced unit, click to expand on them below. Do get in touch if you can not find the answer you need.

Need More Information

Need help? Talk to one of our specialists using the online chat facility on the bottom right corner of this window. Alternatively, you can request a callback using the form below.

* These fields are required.


Call us to speak to one of our consultants
We are here to help

44 (0) 207 932 2760


Write to us by email, use the email address below to contact us directly