Institute of Leadership and Management Sets out Goals

Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales), October 23, 2002 | Go to article overview

Institute of Leadership and Management Sets out Goals


Byline: ROBERT LLEWELLYN JONES

BUILDING leadership capability is one of the key goals of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) launched in Wales earlier this month.

The ILM is a professional organisation with 20,000 members worldwide.

The Institute offers a portfolio of management qualifications ranging from introductory team leadership to MBA standard qualifications.

At the launch, chief executive Gary Ince said the ILM had nailed its colours firmly to the mast in terms of its commitment to leadership.

``We all recognise a good and a bad manager,'' he said.

``I think we can all put our hand around what a manager is but leadership is something else. This has been the subject of a great deal of academic study in terms of what makes a good and bad leader.''

What sets the ILM apart from other such bodies is its commitment to leadership, so much so, that it is only professional body with the word ``leadership'' in its title.

``This shows we are going to work hard to provide practical and tangible support to individuals who wish to improve their leadership skills,'' Mr Ince said.

``We are already doing this, following NOP lead research, with the University Wales and the University for Health Leadership in Wales to develop some assessment tools that will allow an organisation to assess their leadership capabilities.''

Surveys commissioned all pointed to the fact that the UK was falling behind its international competitors because of the quality of its leaders and managers.

``Clearly there was an issue about the need for creating an organisation that could improve the quality and calibre of organisational leaders in the UK,'' Mr Ince said. ``We know from our own experience how things could have been better when we first became leaders and managers.'' Current thinking now dictates there has to be a system of lifelong learning which offers qual-ifications that are awarded throughout an individual's management career.

With its launch in Wales, ILM has shown its commitment to the country. …

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