Category Archives: ILM Courses

Meet the Trainer- Nathan Abbott

I have been involved in some sort of training since 1992 when I first joined the Royal Air Force (RAF) as a Physical Training Instructor. Whilst in the RAF for 25 years, I was fortunate enough to spend a lot of time in the outdoor environment and it is in this environment lots fell into […]

Meet the Trainer: Sally Strazzanti

  Over the last 16 years, I have trained hundreds of people at different levels on coaching and mentoring programs, from introduction to coaching programs through to level 7 Masters module programmes. Before working in leadership development and coaching and mentoring, I worked in the health service in human resource management and organisational development. I […]

CASE STUDY: Kathryn reflects on the ILM 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring

“I was just reflecting on how different life feels than it did two years ago, and although it has taken me a while, I finally feel like celebrating what I have achieved and how far I have come.” – Kathryn Robb  Kathryn took part in the ILM 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring in […]

Are coaching and mentoring the same?

If you are considering an ILM Training Course you may be wondering whether coaching and mentoring are the same? Then this guide is for you. Both coaching and mentoring exist for a similar purpose: assisting people in growing and developing to attain their full potential. Both approaches allow one to take responsibility for their personal […]

What are the similarities between coaching an athlete and mentoring a business executive?

Athletes and Business Executive have many similarities, they both strive for growth, they are ambitious, and they want to succeed. An athlete and a business executive whilst their attire can be most different, both epitomise human performance.  However; if both professions are driven by the desire for human performance, why is one coached and the […]

Is ILM Coaching right for my workplace?

In an earlier blog, we discussed whether ILM qualifications are recognised, and indeed they are, and with the ILM reporting 70,000 people completed an ILM course last year, you could say ILM training is highly desirable. However, before we go further, for those that have slept since our last article😉, it’s probably best to recap […]

Are business coaches really important? | An insiders perspective.

Coaching is a process in which an expert helps someone to improve their performance. Coaches can be found in many different fields, and they are often hired by people who want to develop skills that will help them achieve success. Mentoring is similar to coaching, but the mentor usually has more experience than the person […]

Are ILM qualifications recognised? 

Whether you choose CMI or ILM, there is no arguing that either qualification is a good thing, with hundreds of thousands of businesses and managers taking the qualifications each year. As the UK’s only chartered professional body for management, dating back to the 1950s, CMI is understandably considered the blue-chip qualification, and the recognition of […]