Strategic Leadership

Strategic Leadership

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  • Do you have the right networks to help you see opportunities before competitors do?
  • Are you comfortable challenging your own and others’ assumptions?​
  • Can you get a diverse group to buy into a common vision?​
  • Do you learn from mistakes? ​​

This course provides an in-depth understanding of the key principles and practice of leadership This will enhance the individuals’ knowledge, skills and attributes to effectively engage in the role and responsibilities required of an effective team player and leader of a team; being proactive in innovation and improvement to inform strategy and business planning within the organisation.

What is Strategic Leadership?

Strategic leadership is a type of management where an organizational leader develops a vision for the company’s success and then uses their personality and leadership style to get others within the organization on board with the vision.​

This type of top-down leadership strategy uses tactics, such as group decision-making, conflict resolution, and performance management to introduce change management practices into the organizational structure.

Managers using strategic management to enact change may also work with others on goal setting that’s focused on the desired results and each individual’s skills.

Who is this course right for?

  • Mid-level managers and leaders – to gain the knowledge and skills required for analysing business issues, then developing and implementing strategic solutions benefiting the organisation as a whole​
  • Leaders at any level – to gain insight into business issues and the ability to contribute to strategy formulation and implementation, which could enable promotion opportunities​

What do you stand to gain?

Beneficial outcomes you can expect if you study strategic leadership include increasing your value as an employee, updating your management skills, and getting hands-on practice at combining management techniques with leadership training.​

If you aren’t working in management yet, studying strategic management can help you learn how to be more effective as a manager from the first day on the job.

If you’re already working in management, adding strategic management skills to your resume can help you move up to a higher level in management by increasing your efficiency and effectiveness as a leader.

Learning Outcomes

Learners will:

  • Understand the principles, concepts, differences, and approaches to contemporary leadership.
  • Understand how leadership influences individuals, teams and the organisation.
  • Understand the impact of leadership on organisational performance.
  • Understand ethical decision making and organisational values.

Course Contents

  • Meaning and importance of leadership​
  • Approaches to the study of leadership
  • Leadership in strategic management
  • Work groups and teams
  • Characteristics of an effective work group and teams
  • Organisation effectiveness and performance
  • Leadership development
  • Strategic effectiveness and leadership
  • Leadership power and influence
  • Ethics, values and corporate social responsibility
  • Leadership and sustainability concepts and trends

Course Delivery

The course is delivered 100% online via our eLearning siteYour Student login details will be provided once your enrolment is complete.

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