Level 5 Diploma In Management And Leadership Essays For Kids

22 credits of this diploma is included in the four mandatory units.

The majority of the credit in this diploma (31 credits) can be made up from a range of units from the Optional units.

Each unit in the diploma is split into learning outcomes with associated assessment criteria.

Mandatory units:

Contribute to the development of a strategic plan: you will demonstrate how you have made viable  contributions to strategic planning within your organisation.  These contributions should be consistent with both strategic objectives and resource constraints. 

You will also analyse and evaluate:

  • Strategic planning models for effectiveness
  • Analytical techniques
  • Perspectives of, and approaches to, business strategy
  • The range of factors affecting the development of strategic plans
  • The application of scanning tools to strategy development
  • The relationship between strategic intentions, strategic choice and strategy formulation
  • The impact of a proposed strategy on a business

Design business processes: you will be required to complete an analysis of current processes using SWOT and PESTEL, a scoping exercise showing how improvements and constraints have been rigorously evaluated and developing a system for capturing information,  You will demonstrate the use of a range of tools and describe the considerations you made in planning and implementing your proposed change or improvment to a business process.

You will also evaluate:

  • Workflow patterns including testing their usability
  • A range of business process modelling tools
  • Factors that impact on the efficiency and effectiveness of a business process

Manage strategic change: using work based examples of strategic change you have planned, managed and evaluated you will:

  • Describe the change management model you used
  • Select an appropriate change management model
  • Analyse stakeholder mapping techniques and develop a stakeholder engagement plan
  • Provide examples of business continuity and crisis management factors
  • Assess reasons for change in terms of 'scope' and 'risk'
  • Evaluate the internal and external influences on change
  • Identify implications of change on knowledge management systems and operational plans

Provide leadership and management: you will be required to demonstrate effective leadership and management.  You will give examples of how you adapt plans, priorities and resource allocations to meet changing circumstances and priorities, how you secure ongoing commitment of stakeholders and colleagues, make planning and resourcing decisions, use delegation techniques - underpinned by a thorough understanding of the principles of supporting leadership and management. 

You will also analyse and evaluate:

  • How leadership and management theories may be applied
  • The influence of an organisation's culture/structure on its leadership styles and management practices
  • How theories of motivation may help
  • The role of stakeholder engagement

Optional units:

The remaining 31 credits are for a range of optional units, which cover a variety of tasks and skills you perform in your management role. Key topic areas include:

  • Risk Management
  • Technology
  • Marketing
  • Tendering processes
  • Managing budgets
  • Project management
  • Customer service operations

Recognition of prior learning

Learners completing NQF NVQ units may, on a case by case basis, be eligible for RPL where the unit is unchanged.  In addition, recognition of prior learning/achievement can include unpaid work such as charity or committee work which can provide evidence to meet the QCF national occupational standards based unit of assessment and the requirements of the management and leadership functions.

The qualification structure

Essay on Nvq Level 5 Unit 136

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Unit 136
The early years curriculum that supports children's care learning and development is the foundation phase. Foundation phase promotes learning through play. There are 7 areas of learning that consists of: physical development
Physical development is physical movements of all areas of the body. This may include fine motor skills, gross motor skills and hand eye co-ordination. Fine motor skills may be for e.g. threading a bead on to a piece of string, gross motor skills are for e.g. star jumps and hand eye co-ordination is for e.g. throwing a ball and catching it. These activities can be done indoors and outdoors. Creative development
Creative development is all about imagination, role play, messy play, making music…show more content…

For e.g. adding Mr potato head to the water to enhance planning about parts of the body, leaving the children to use their imagination how to play with it. When children use their imagination adults only need to intervene when asked or if we see something not suitable.


Every child needs communication to help promote their learning and development. Every child needs a good listener and eye contact when talking.
There are different types of communication that includes: active listening reciprocal communication non-verbal communication augmentative communication verbal communication active listening is about giving your full attention and watching not just what is being said but how its being said. This can be observed by watching their body language, gestures and other signals.

Reciprocal communication is when two people communicate by telling others their needs and desires. Others communicate back by acknowledging and responding to our needs. This will promote their development by understanding other peoples emotions.

Non-verbal communication is very important and is often more important than verbal communication. This consists of eye contact, hand and body language and facial expressions.

Augmentative communication is another way to help with their language disorders. This may be using computers or hand help devices. Picture communication can also be used. Augmentative communication is often used with people who have disabilities

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