Committed to creating a development environment for employees to grow their careers, global professional services firm RPS is now an accredited member of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).
The UK’s leading provider of specialist leadership qualifications, the ILM creates leaders and develops managers through expertly created training resources focused on real organisational application and improvement. Launching in 2022, the ILM programmes will be available to employees at all levels within RPS, offering the opportunity to gain internationally recognised qualifications, skills and competencies in leadership, management, executive coaching and mentoring. A series of eLearning modules based on the syllabus of ILM at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels will also be made available for all.
Learning and Development Manager, Tom Gorman, said: “It’s an exciting time to be at RPS, with ILM being a fantastic addition to the professional development of all employees. Every year ILM qualifies 70,000 leaders and managers by helping them develop critical skills to succeed, and those looking to take the qualification will benefit immensely from the courses available.”
John Chubb, CEO – RPS Consulting UK & Ireland, adds: “RPS is a place you come to grow your career, and this is another important tool we will use to develop our team. We are passionate about growing our people and this investment further demonstrates our commitment.”
The ILM qualifications will consist of: Level 3 (pre-degree level equivalent, aimed at junior support staff), Level 4 (1st year degree or HNC equivalent) and Level 5 (Foundation Degree or HND level equivalent, aimed at line managers and future line managers). A Master’s equivalent Level 7 in Executive Coaching and Mentoring available in the second quarter of the year.