DSBM Level 5

We host programmes from Best Practice Network in Birmingham,

If you are interested in applying to be on this programme please fill out the below application form


and  contact Best Practice Network via their phone number 0117 920 9200 or email enquiries@bestpracticenet.co.uk

or website http://www.bestpracticenet.co.uk/dsbm-l4

We are planning on hosting one Cohort over 2016-2017,  There will be 6 sessions throughout the year.

  • Tuesday 20th September;
  • Tuesday 27th September;
  • Thursday 26th January;
  • Friday 3rd February;
  • Thursday 15th June;
  • Thursday 22nd June.

Who is this for?

The ILM Level 5 DSBM qualification is designed for experienced school business managers looking to further develop their leadership and management skills. Participants will enhance their professional knowledge and gain insight into the strategic dimension of their role and understand the theory and practice of leadership and management in schools.


What are the benefits?

The level 5 Diploma in School Business Management will equip existing School Business Managers (SBMs) and new entrants to the profession to enhance their leadership and managerial skills. The programme offers:

  • a personalised framework to develop your knowledge and understanding of key areas of school business management
  • an opportunity for you to develop your oral and written communication skills in a range of contexts
  • access to coaching support to help you engage in reflection on your personal development and the requirements of the school business manager role
  • a means to critically evaluate your own personal and professional effectiveness and to continue your advanced professional development as a school business manager