Leadership & Management

Learn the basics of

Leadership & Management

If you are an aspiring manager you can learn to be a great leader. This foundation course provides you with key insights, tips and skills to better manage, perform, motivate and ultimately become a successful leader. During this introductory 4-week course, you will learn why management matters, and how successful leaders build high performing teams. Ultimately, leaders develop others to make a significant contribution to their sphere of influence. If you are looking to increase your skills around management and leadership, and if you believe you have what it takes to lead this course is the ideal place to start this evolution.

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Course details

Course details

1.Are you a manager or leader?

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This lesson is aimed at understanding the differences between management and leadership functions. It further looks at the growth and fixed mindset models and how managers/leaders should apply these models. Finally, it explores SMART goals and why managers/leaders need to be part of the 8% of people who reach their goals.

2.Management competencies and why they matter

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This lesson focuses on understanding the difference between skills and competencies. It further dives into key competencies required from managers and leaders and investigates the best practices for using and developing these competencies. Finally, the lesson explores different types of leaders and well-known examples.

3.Why is leadership so important in the workplace?

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This lesson explores the reasons why effective leadership makes a difference to an organisation. Managers and leaders need to understand the impact leadership makes and the impact of negative leadership. It further explores the key dimensions of leadership and the approaches to focus on to become successful leaders. Finally, the lesson explores how leaders can lead with resolve and humility.

4.What kind of leader are you?

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This lesson builds on the knowledge gained from lessons 1 to 3 and dives into different types of leadership approaches. It further explores the important differences between transactional and transformational leadership.

5.Key principles of leadership each leader should know

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This lesson aims to provide leaders and managers with the soft skills needed to lead teams effectively and focuses on how to be a respectful manager or leader. It further focuses on building and maintaining trust with a team, and finally, explores how managers and leaders can take responsibility and lead with courage.

6.Be a leader that works to create a healthy company culture

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Culture is one of the most important features of an organisation. This lesson focuses on providing managers and leaders with the tools needed to manage culture, the impact of culture and leadership and how to change an organisation's culture. Finally, the lesson explores the role of the leader/manager in creating a vision and mission linking to the organisational culture.

7.Be a leader that promotes diversity

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Diversity management is a key management and leadership competency. This lesson looks at the concept of diversity and how it can be managed effectively. It further explores the challenges managers and leaders face when managing diversity and, finally, discusses diversity audits.

8.Leaders empower by using innovation and creativity

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This lesson explores the need for managers and leaders to understand the role of innovation and creativity in the workplace. It aims to provide managers and leaders with the skills required to promote innovation and creativity in the workplace. Finally, the lesson explores the importance of knowledge sharing and collaboration.

9.The reason why top leaders/manager master the art of communication

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The art of effective communication is more relevant than ever. This lesson explores the importance of communication in the work environment as well as key communication tools for managers and leaders. Finally, it investigates effective presentation skills.

10.How to be a leader that understand different personality types

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Managing people is key for any manager or leader. This lesson dives into the different management and leadership techniques needed to manage extroverts and introverts. The perception theory is explored to understand how managers and leaders think. Finally, the importance of bias management is outlined and discussed.
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