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Inclusive Leadership Advanced

Developing equity focused leadership.

Level 5 Operations or Departmental Manager|15 months + EPA

Inclusive Leadership
Level 5
Management training
Operations or Departmental Manager
Professional Apprenticeship
Course summary

Course summary

EDN’s Inclusive Leadership programme is an enhanced Operations or Departmental Manager apprenticeship aimed at mid-level to senior leaders offering comprehensive management development with a focus on equity in the workplace.

This course takes a minimum of 15 months to complete.

What is Inclusive Leadership?

What is Inclusive Leadership?

Aimed at operations and departmental managers who want to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours to reach the next level, this programme will challenge archaic management processes and address stereotypical beliefs and prejudices.

Leaders and managers in all sizes of organisations will learn strategies for creating a diverse, inclusive and modern culture as well as analysing difficult subjects such as imposter syndrome and dealing with rage.

Motivational theories to increase recognition and advancement of minorities within an organisation are also addressed.

This apprenticeship will include the following modules:

  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Communication Skills
  • Managing Teams
  • Business Planning
  • Operational Planning and Management
  • Financial Practices
  • Project Planning

Inclusive Leadership Modules
These two additional bespoke modules form part of the programme journey and are specifically designed to address diversity in the workplace. They include face-to-face workshops using flexible assessment methods to meet the needs of the learner.

  • Creating a Diverse, Inclusive and Modern Culture in an Organisation
  • Operational Management in a Diverse World
Entry

Entry

This is a cohort based course with a blend of online and face to face workshops. (Minimum cohort size 15). Employers will set their own entry requirements in order to start on this apprenticeship, but typically requires five GCSEs at Grade C or higher.

Duration

Duration

15 months + EPA

Progression

Progression

On completion, successful learners would be able to take forward their experiences and influence colleagues and teams to promote diversity and inclusion within their organisation.

This will strengthen succession planning and support in creating an organisational culture with an emphasis on empowerment.

Cost / Funding

Cost / Funding

Levy payer: £7,000
(plus £400 + VAT for EDNcertificated inclusive leadership level
5 modules)

Non-Levy payer: £350 + VAT
(plus £400 + VAT for EDNcertificated inclusive leadership modules)

Level

Level

Level 5 Operations or Departmental Manager

Functional skills

Functional skills

If the apprentice does not have maths and English GCSE grade 4+ or equivalent, they will need to pass maths and English Functional Skills Level 2 during their apprenticeship.

End assessment

End assessment

The End Point Assessment (EPA) for the Operations or Departmental Manager Apprenticeship includes:

  • Professional discussion, underpinned by a portfolio of evidence
  • Project proposal, presentation and questioning.

Apprentices on this programme will achieve Operations or Departmental Manager Apprenticeship Standard as well as EDN certification for two additional inclusive leadership modules.

These bespoke modules which include two face-to-face workshops, are specifically designed to address diversity in the workplace.

Professional support

Professional support

EDN assigns a designated Vocational Trainer to each apprentice who will be in regular contact with the apprentice to coach, mentor and discuss progress.

Alongside the apprentice they will agree on a personal learning and development plan, setting a timetable of learning activities in preparation for the End-Point Assessment (EPA).

The EDN Vocational Trainer will meet with the apprentice regularly either online or face-to-face to complete and review assessments, provide further coaching where required and agree the next steps of learning.

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