Applied Leadership Course

Overview

Strengthen your capacity, confidence and competencies to lead with accountability, influence and integrity in the modern business environment. The applied leadership course will give insight into the role of leadership within a work environment.

Completing this course will help:

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for individuals in all sectors of the economy, this includes but not limited to the public, the private and the not-for-profit sector. Junior managers interested in learning new skills and developing fresh perspectives will benefit from the learning material in the Applied Leadership Course.

Training Outcomes

  • Explain the concept of leadership.
  • Various definitions of leadership are identified and explained with examples.
  • Qualities of a leader should include at least five examples but are not limited to empathy,
    objectivity, transparency, accountability, responsibility, honesty, integrity, assertiveness, consistency
    and reference to historical and present leaders.
    • Leadership roles include but are not limited to being a visionary, motivating self and others,
      creating synergies, facilitating a developmental environment and being an innovator.
  • Differentiate between the concepts of leadership and management.
  • The concepts of Leadership and management are differentiated, using examples.
  • The circumstances when a team leader manages and leads are explained with examples from the
    work context.
  • Apply leadership techniques to individuals and teams within the work context.
  • At least four examples should be explained, including, but not limited to, trait leadership, leadership based on behaviour styles, servant leadership, transformational leadership, and visionary leadership should be analysed.
  • Various theories of leadership are identified according to theory and practice.
  • The leadership approach of the team is diagnosed according to individual needs and organisational requirements.
  • Leadership techniques are implemented in order to improve group dynamics and achieve objectives.
  • The impact of leadership techniques is measured against organisational requirements.
  • The effectiveness of the techniques is evaluated against theory and practice.
  • Corrective actions are taken, where appropriate, to improve the effectiveness of the individual or team.

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