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Business Leadership


This course seeks to equip learners with skills to inspire and motivate their team as well as exploring and developing their leadership styles. The learners will acquire a range of skills including how to get the most from their team as well as improving their productivity will effectively contribute to the achievement of organizational goals.

 The course content is covered below:

Indicative Content
Introduction Introduction to the field of business leadership and business tutors
Set goals and establish your leadership skills and styles through self-assessment exercises
Test your business leadershipskills set through a Multifactor LeadershipQuestionnaire exercise
Units Leadership Simulations Sample Exercises Key Takeaways
UNIT 01Introduction to business leadership. Differences between leadership and management Leader vs manager Common activities between leaders and managers
Importance of leadership
Differences between leaders and managers
Are you a leader OR a manager?
All managers should be leaders
What separates effective leaders from ineffective leaders
Conduct leadership activities
Evaluate Performance
UNIT 02Theories of leadership: trait, behavioural and situational Application of leadership theories in modern business Vision and mission statements, company strategies.
Inspiring visions/inspiring others
Goal setting
Leading by example
Empowering others
Role models
Importance of vision, mission and strategy of the firm
Manage situations under different and complex scenarios
Analyse your company vision and mission statements
Spark Creativity
UNIT 03Leading the Way/Team building. Importance of Emotional Intelligence Leadership styles. Power Motivation Conduct Self Assessment/ Personal Emotional Intelligence Emotional intelligence exercises
What is your leadership style?
Sources of power
How do you motivate followers
Be aware of your leadership style.
Acknowledge your power sources.
Appreciate the importance of motivation in organisations.
Undertake self-assessment
Understand and appreciate the behaviours of others in an organisation.
UNIT 04Group communication Conducting effective meetings Building Relationship Explain the importance of communication in an organisation
Describe the types of communication in organisations
Explain the objectives of meetings and how to conduct effective meetings.
Appreciate how communication works/flows within the organisation.
Conduct a meeting within stated parameters.
Conduct Meetings
Resolve Communication challenges in organisations
Conclusion Capstone Assignment: You will complete short questions that will help you reflect on what you’ve learned throughout the course, and consider how you will utilize your new skills in business leadership. Capstone Assignment