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Course description

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This introductory course is designed to provide a fundamental overview of the difference between leadership and management and demonstrates the value of leadership in today’s working environment.

The course is made up of two short online sessions. The first will help you to gain an understanding of the business environment and the role leadership plays. You will see how developing leadership skills can help create even more success within a business, improving productivity and outcomes.

The second session focuses on the psychological aspects of the workplace.  You will learn why individuals work, the effort they devote to work and how this can be influenced and encouraged through effective leadership skills. You will also have the opportunity to consider motivational theory, including how to create an environment which supports the motivation of individuals.

In both sessions, leadership theory is used to help you develop an understanding of how and why leadership skills support productivity and growth.  You will also have the opportunity to participate in a webinar with our expert academic. Here you will be able to ask any questions you may have so that you can confidently implement your learning within your organisation.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you will:

How to apply

To book your place or for more information, please contact our Business Gateway.

E: businessgateway@derby.ac.uk
T: 0800 001 5500

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