Effective Leadership Course


Improve the capacity, confidence and competencies to effectively lead within the modern corporate environment. The effective leadership course will equip you with the personal and professional skills needed to become an influential leader in various business and organisational environments.

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 Effective 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 leadership and management.

  • Leadership and management are defined and differentiated using examples.

  • The roles and qualities of a leader are differentiated and compared with those of a manager in a work context.

  • The concepts of accountability and responsibility pertaining to a leader and manager are discussed and explained in terms of advantages and disadvantages in the workplace.

  • Accountability and responsibilities should include at least two examples but are not limited to complying with related institutional policy and procedures, local government legislation, levels of authority, the structure of the organisation.

  • The role of a leader and a manager is compared in terms of their complementary roles in the workplace.

  • At least four different leadership theories must be identified and analysed.

  • The various theories of leadership are identified and discussed in a work context.

  • Trends and developments relating to the different leadership theories are examined with examples.

  • At least four examples but not limited to trait leadership, leadership base on behaviour styles, servant leadership, transformational leadership and visionary leadership.

  • The various leadership theories are justified in terms of advantages and disadvantages.

  • The roles and qualities within leadership contexts are analysed with examples.

  • The leadership style of selected leaders is analysed in order to determine their effect in a context. At least three case studies are analysed.

  • The term role-model is analysed in order to establish its effect on the work context.

  • A leadership theory is selected and applied in own work context.

  • Leadership roles, qualities and abilities are analysed in order to formulate own leadership development strategy.

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