This course covers a range of topics related to leadership in organisations, and takes a sequential approach. From identifying the needs of an organisation, building and developing teams through to the skills change management and enhancing performance, the course aims to instil in participants an understanding of how a successful and productive environment can be created and sustained long- term. The course is designed to be thought-provoking and relevant to current contexts, and makes ample use of case studies and real-life examples.
On completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
Demonstrate use of models and approaches to describing organisations
Show clear understanding of people management and planning issues in relation to organisational performance
Anticipate consequences of management decisions and approaches
Demonstrate reflection on own experience, practice and planned professional development as a result of this course
Part-time: 1 evening/ week, 6.30 to 9.30 pm, over the course of 12 weeks.
Bootcamp: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm, with 1-hour break for lunch (12 to 1 pm).
Why Organisations Form;
Why they deliver;
Inclusion and Diversity
2. Getting the Right People
What is Competence;
Getting the right person
The VUCA world;
How we cope with and manage change
4. Management & Leadership
What is the Difference;
Why Leadership works
5. Coaching & Mentoring as Managers
Models of Coaching;
Coaching Competencies as a Manager;
Difference between Coaching and Mentoring
6. Teamworking and the Management of Teams
Teams are not work groups;
Management of Teams in a Virtual/Hybrid environment
7. Getting the Best from your People
Managing Performance in a hybrid & virtual working environment;
Who is your Network;
The importance of networking;
How to go about it
9. Developing Others
High Performance Identifications
10. Difficult Conversations
Why they are Stressful;
Rules for Having Difficult Conversations;
11. Business Continuity Planning
Practical Planning tools to ensure your company keeps
12. Career Planning
Planning for your leadership future;
Recognising your leadership state
How will I be assessed?
Weekly learner log (accounting for 40% of final grade) which will be submitted at the end of the course; and one 3,000-word written assignment (accounting for 60% of final grade) which will be submitted two weeks after the course completion.
Bookings are closed for this event.