Leadership Skills Development

Interpersonal Skills and Self-Improvement

Unit Code
Level 7
Distance Learning
Class Room
Unit Code
Level 7
Distance Learning Fee
Face to Face Fee
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Course Overview

The "Leadership for Strategic Managers" module prepares managers and leaders to make informed decisions and lead their teams effectively in the rapidly changing and highly competitive business world. Through a comprehensive understanding of strategic management and leadership principles, learners will critically examine internal and external factors that influence an organisation's strategy and develop practical skills that can be applied in various situations and contexts. The module emphasizes the role of leadership in formulating and implementing strategy for robust organisational growth. It covers theoretical and empirical approaches to strategy to prepare learners for the dynamic and complex world of commerce.

Course Content

Introduction to the module

Introduction to Leadership in Organisation

  • Understanding the Leadership of an Organisation
  • Role of Leadership in Strategic Management
  • Impacts of Organisation Strategy on Strategic Managers
  • Organisational Leadership and Its Importance
  • The Leader’s Pursuit of Multiple Objectives

Role of Leadership in Strategic Management

  • Various Roles of Leadership in Strategic Management
  • Leader's Responsibilities and Functions at Each Team Stage
  • Influencing and Empowering Employees
  • Navigating the Complexities of Strategic Leadership

Analysing Internal and External Factors of an Organisation

  • General Environment
  • Evaluating the General Environment
  • Internal Environment of Organisation
  • What are External Factors and Their Purpose?
  • Four Organisational Attributes of Change-Capable Organisations

Theories and Methods for Organisational Strategy

  • Different Theories and Methods Used for Organisation Strategy?
  • Theories of Organisational Strategy
  • Management Theory
  • Leadership Theories

Organisational Behaviour

  • What is Organisational Behaviour?
  • Understanding the Meaning of Work in a Societal Context?
  • Work Behaviours
  • The Changing Workplace

Practical Skills and Approaches for Leadership to Apply in Various Range of Situations in an Organisation

  • Skills and Ideas for Leadership
  • Developing Leadership Approaches in an Organisation
  • The Role of Ethics and National Culture
  • Barriers Faced in Developing Strategic Leadership Skills of an Organisation
Learning Outcome & Assessment Criteria

1.  Be able to critically examine internal & external factors that influence an organisation’s strategy

  1. Explain how internal & external factors affect organisations
  2. Explain how changes in the internal and external environment affect the organisation’s strategy
  3. Analyse the implications of each factor on a named business

2.  Be able to demonstrate an awareness of leadership theory

  1. Describe different leadership theories and practices
  2. Compare and contrast different leadership styles and approaches
  3. Examine theories of leadership and management and assess the implications for your own personal growth

3.  Be able to develop practical skills that can be applied in a range of situations & contexts

  1. Identify practical skills that are transferable across different situations & contexts
  2. Conduct a self-assessment of personal leadership and management skills that can be applied in a range of situations and contexts

4.  Understand the role of leadership in the formulation & implementation of strategy for robust organisational growth

  1. Identify the role of leadership in establishing and developing organizational strategy
  2. Evaluate the key factors needed to formulate and implement a strategy for robust organisational growth
  3. Review progress and outcomes of organisational strategies
  • The assessment strategy for this course is designed to test all the learning outcomes.
  • Learners must demonstrate successful achievement of all learning outcomes to pass the course.
Assessment Marking Criteria


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  • The assessment criteria for a pass will be presented with the summative exercise.
  • Further information and guidance on the assessment will be made available through the tutor.
Unit Pass Requirements

To pass the unit a 40% overall grade must be achieved.

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  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Unlimited personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forums
  • Assignment marking and feedback
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