Organizational Leadership Development for Mid-Level Managers

Human Resources

Interpersonal Skills and Self-Improvement

Unit Code
Level 4
Distance Learning
Class Room
Unit Code
Level 4
Distance Learning Fee
Face to Face Fee
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Total Fee £1600

£2360 (£1600 during the tuition waiver period)

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Course Overview

The course provides an opportunity for learners to explore in depth the attributes and skills of successful leaders. Learners will also be able to consider how some of the leadership theories and models can be applied to specific situations and to learn how leadership skills can be developed.

The course draws on a selection of established principles and on more recent work. It seeks to consider their relevance to specific working situations. Through a study of leadership styles, current theory and models learners will be gain an appreciation of leadership skills and their importance at all levels in organisations and for specific purposes.

Course Content

Introduction to the module

Introduction to Leadership

  • Nature of Leadership
  • General View of Leadership and Management?
  • Traits every leader must have

Leadership styles and roles

  • Leadership style
  • Roles of Leadership
  • Transformational, Visionary, and Charismatic Leadership

The Leadership process

  • The Process associated with Leadership
  • What are the challenges in Leadership?

Approaches and Theories of Leadership

  • The Approaches to Leadership

Substitutes for Neuturalizers of Leadershiip 

  • What does the concept “substitute for leadership” mean?
  • Neutralizer of Leadership

Leadership Needs in the 21st Century

  • Importance of Leadership in Global economy
  • Leadership needs in the 21st Century
Learning Outcome & Assessment Criteria

1.  Evaluate the impact of different leadership qualities and skills in organisations

  1. Identify different skills and characteristics of successful leaders
  2. Assess how different leadership styles can influence an organisation

2.  Research current theories, models and principles of leadership

  1. Appreciate and comment on different leadership theories, models and principles
  2. Discriminate between the leadership skills needed for different tasks in organisations and atdifferent levels, from strategic to team leader
  3. Evaluate the usefulness of leadership theories, models and principles

3.  Analyse the leadership skills required for specific situations

  1. Discuss how an organisation’s objectives can influence choice of leadership style
  2. Evaluate different industries and sectors and what leadership styles may be most suited to them
  3. Evaluate different organisation functions and situations and what leadership styles may be most suited to them
  4. Identify methods of leadership development suitable for a range of different contexts
  • 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.

Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the cost of my programme?
  • 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
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

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