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Management and Leadership Skills

Management and Leadership Skills

Management and Leadership Skills

School of Business and Management

Management and leadership are two important yet very distinct roles.

You can have both skills, but you need to be able to use them in the right place at the right time.

This 4 hour course will help you distinguish between them and provide you with enough information to develop your practical skills in management and leadership.

The course will introduce you to the common structures of organisations as well as different management duties that exist within.

You will explore various leadership styles and get to decide what type of leader you wish to be.

Key Words: Management, Leadership, Business Models, Organisational Structure, Business Development.


Course Code: BAM3P2002

Certified: YES

Level: 3

Credits: 4


Time: –

Expiry: 2 YEARS

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course each student is expected to be able to:

A. Subject Knowledge and Understanding

  • LO 1. Describe the role of a manager and a leader.
  • LO 2. Differentiate between horizontal and vertical organisational structures.

B. Cognitive Skills (Thinking Skills)

  • LO 3. Differentiate between types of managers in a vertical organisation.
  • LO 4. Differentiate between types of leadership styles.

C. Subject Specific Practical/Professional Skills

  • LO 5. Distinguish between leadership and management based on real-life scenarios.

Curriculum Outline

The key themes covered by the course and their indicative weighing:

  • Difference Between Management and Leadership Roles (35%)
  • Organisational Structures and Types of Management Positions (35%)
  • Types of Leadership Styles (25%)

Online Certificates

Students successfully completing their course and assessments will be entitled to a digital badge. A digital badge is a connected, verifiable electronic imagery credential which reflects the achievement of the learning outcomes on their course.

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