Introduction to Leadership
This course is a basic introduction to leadership and will seek to distinguish leading from managing, and communicate why each is essential to organisational performance.
This course is a basic introduction to leadership and will seek to distinguish leading from managing, and communicate why each is essential to organisational performance. It will be characterised by a contingency approach to management recognising the complex and highly individual nature of organisations and encourages managers to analyse their own particular situation using a variety of tools and techniques. The aim is to equip managers with the knowledge and skills to develop a tailored approach rather than apply any 'catch-all' solutions Introduction to Leadership will feature a contemporary case study that gives an insight to a business related situation and the latest critical thinking in this subject area.
The objectives of the course are:
To compare and contrast leadership and management
To identify trait, behavioural and contingency perspectives of influencing and leadership
To understand the difference between transactional and transformational styles of leadership
To outline leadership theories that focus on power (both personal and organisational) as the course of influence
To work with a model of the tactics that people use to influence and motivate others
4 October 2011
All participants receive a Certificate of Attendance