This course is aimed at for executive or operational managers at a senior level within an organisation.
Benefits for individuals:
Learn to and critically evaluate different theories of leadership
Gain the tools to understand assess and improve your leadership abilities, in the context of your organisation
Benefits for employers:
Develop senior managers who understand strategic leadership in the context of your organisation, who are self-aware and take responsibility for self-development
The course is ideal for managers seeking to develop the skills they need to be a confident and effective leader at this level, and understand the principles and practice of strategic leadership. There is a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding. Study methods will include lectures, individual and group work, discussion, problem-solving and case studies.
You will study the following:
Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills
Professional Development for Strategic Managers
Strategic Change Management
Strategic Human Resource Management
Managing Financial Principles and Techniques
A range of appropriate assessment methods will be used, examples of which are: work related written assignments (typically 5000 words max), presentations (individual and group) and personal reflection. Guidance will be given throughout the programme to assist you.
A degree or HNC or HND in a relevant subject (Business or Management) or a BTEC Level 5 or Level 6 short course (or equivalent) in a related subject (Business or Management)
Relevant work experience
A good standard of literacy and numeracy are essential (GCSE Maths and English A to C Grade as a minimum are desirable)
Sucessful interview. The purpose of this interview is to review the entry profile of qualifications and/or experience held by you to establish whether your profile shows the ability to successfully complete the programme of study
A number of students who have successfully completed the programme have subsequently continued their studies and achieved Masters level qualifications. Entry onto these qualifications is subject to each individual university entry requirements, for their Masters programmes.