Understanding Leadership- Level 3

Leadership and management are often talked about in ways that suggest the 2 skills are interchangeable. This course will enable you to explore what leadership is and learn how the skills of leadership can significantly improve your skills as a manager.

Target Audience:

  • Experienced Supervisors, and Managers from all types of organizations, tasked with planning for and implementing change in the organization.
  • Candidates who will be working in, or preparing for work as a first line supervisor, team leader or manager.
  • Individuals who have management responsibilities but no formal training, and are serious about developing their abilities.


By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand leadership styles.
  • Understand leadership qualities and review own leadership qualities and potential.
  • Describe the factors that will influence the choice of leadership styles or behaviours in workplace situations.
  • Assess own leadership behaviours and potential in the context of a particular leadership model and own organisation’s working practices and culture, using feedback from others.
  • Describe appropriate actions to enhance own leadership behaviour in the context of the particular leadership model.

Assessment Strategy:

  • Pre and Post training test to measure knowledge and learning levels
  • Engage trainees in exercises and group activities
  • Evaluation form to be filled by trainees
  • Online-quizzes (normally 3 in each course). Each quiz has a pass mark of 70% and you can take the quizzes as many times as you wish.

  • Introduction.
  • Understanding the difference between Leadership and Management.
  • Leadership.
  • Leadership Authority.
  • Trust.
  • Leadership Theories:
  • Trait Theories.
  • Behavioral Theories.
  • Contingency Theories.
  • Transformational Theories.
  • Leadership Styles and Culture.
  • Leading Teams.
  • Personal Development Planning.
  • Conclusion.
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Code: MG2191
Language: English
Duration: 2 Days