Course details

Course level

Level 7

Next course date

29 June


4 sessions


Self-guided online learning

Course description

This course will support the development of a range of skills linked to : strategic thinking, planning and delivery, people management, change management and innovation, communication, persuasion and influencing. Developing such skills is essential now more than ever in an environment where proactive organisations can survive and possibly thrive in times of crisis and new realities.

Structure, certificates and assessment

Delivery structure

Introductory session (taster, pre-recorded)

Webinar (which will include a virtual round table discussion)

Assigned task (action learning)

Webinar (for consolidation themes and learning)

A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded for completing the course. 

Activities for self-based learning 

Session 1 – Independent study based on suggested reading

Session 2 – Completion of an assigned task for deepening understanding of the essential skills needed in times of crisis and challenge

Session 3 –Reading and analysis of academic literature to enhance knowledge of operational change concepts when making an improvement intervention

Session 4 - Webinar covering consolidation of themes and consideration of application of learning

Learning outcomes

1. Critically review current thinking in relation to leadership

2. Delegates discuss possible recommendations for improvements to leadership delivery within their organisation

3. After completing the module, you will be able to develop the essential skills to lead your team during challenging times

Fees and funding

The price of this course is £475.00 but we are offering at £237.50 due to these unprecedented times and a desire to keep people self-developing.

How to apply

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Who will teach you

Dr Sarah Digby

Dr Sarah Digby
Programme leader

Sarah has a wealth of industry and academic experience within the fields of leadership and management, in both the UK and in international contexts. Sarah advocates that leadership is a journey of discovery and exploration and a voyage for the agile, the courageous, the brave and the adventurous.

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