Understand the Organisation and its Context - ILM

Producer: Lucid Learning Ltd

Duration: 13 hours.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 1-year licence.


This course is designed for learners who wish to undertake Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) validated learning, whether for personal development or in order to undertake professional qualifications.
This module provides the underpinning knowledge, learning outcomes and guided learning hours required to undertake the relevant assessments required to accrue 2 credits towards an ILM Award, Certificate or Diploma in Leadership & Management at Level 3. Completion of this module as a stand-alone piece of eLearning does not provide an ILM qualification.

A completion certificate from CoursesForYou will be provided upon completion of this module of eLearning.


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Programme Make-Up
• Module equates directly to the ILM Level 3 Unit of the same name
• Content rich programme covering key concepts, theories and models
• ‘Click’ and reveal pdf approach provides additional background and explanations
• ‘Checkpoint’ activities engage learners in practical investigation and application of learning
• Clean and clear graphics make for an enjoyable and effective learning environment

Programme Content/Outcomes
This module examines what we mean when we talk about 'an organisation'. What it does, what it is made up of, what functions are performed and its legal implications.


To develop knowledge and understanding of the organisation and its context as required by a practising or potential leader/manager at ILM Level 3.

At the end of this unit, you will be able to: -

• Describe the legal entity of a specified organisation and the implication of that legal entity on the structure and management of the organisation
• Describe the operational functions within an organisation
• Identify own role, span of control and reporting line in an organisation using an organisational chart to illustrate
• Describe the roles and responsibilities of managers at different levels of an organisation
• Explain the relevance to an organisation of its different stakeholders
• Identify the major external forces which impact upon an organisation
• Prepare a PESTLE analysis of an organisation
• Understand the financial environment and the impact it has on an organisation

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