Intro to Management & Leadership
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Intro to Management & Leadership
Start Date13 February 2023
End Date26 March 2023
Struggling to get the balance right? Acquire working knowledge of when to manage and when to lead.
These practical skills will help you successfully grow a business and its people.
This course will help you build a mix of skills, capabilities and knowledge needed to successfully manage teams, while keeping a business on track.
In this 6-week micro-credential, you will also learn the basics of contemporary management and leadership. Learn how to identify, analyse and apply the right information to make the right business decisions.
Take a practical look at critical issues, current challenges and trends that modern managers face and what you can do to handle them.
Time commitment per week
An average of 10 – 13 hours weekly.
Is this course for you?
This course is for you if you are a manager or leader or aspiring to be one. Strengthen your people management skills and excel as a leader that drives business growth.
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Class of 2023 February: 13 February – 26 March
Class of 2023 March: 13 March – 23 April
Class of 2023 May: 15 May – 25 June
Class of 2023 June: 12 June – 23 July
Class of 2023 August: 14 August – 24 September
Class of 2023 September: 11 September – 22 October
Class of 2023 October: 23 October – 03 December
There are no online classes. Course content is released on a weekly basis allowing you to work through course material, and meet weekly targets, at a time that is most convenient to you.
Upon completion, you will receive a digital certificate of competence and badge. Your certificate and badge can be shared on 100+ social media platforms, allowing you to share your achievement with a single click.
The OpenLearning team has reviewed this course to ensure quality academic learning within the Malaysian and Australian credentialing framework.
An OpenLearning OpenCred is a type of credential that can stand-alone, or interact with a formal qualification. OpenCred courses are market-leading online courses that prepare learners for the future of work.
This course has been designed and developed by experts in the field of psychology. The Intro to Management and Leadership micro-credential is for anyone needing to upskill in this area and offers 80 hours of learning and assessment.
Learners study online with course facilitators and peers, and receive robust academic content while acquiring practical industry-relevant skills.
Completing this course leads to obtaining an OpenCred.
- 80 hours of learning
- OpenCred classification: Pathway
Stack specified combinations of SACAP Global micro-credentials and they can be recognised as equivalent to a module within our degree programme at SACAP South Africa.
Intro to Management and Leadership can be stacked with Intro to Business Environments, and recognised as equivalent to a module within the Bachelor of Applied Social Science Degree.
If you meet the minimum entrance criteria, you can enrol for the degree and apply for module exemption.
What You’ll Need
- Access to Microsoft Word
- Google Chrome (recommended)
- Stable internet connection
What You’ll Learn
Over the course of six (6) weeks, through videos, readings and discussions, you will explore the following topics:
Week 1: General management
Week 2: Leadership theories & organisational power and politics
Week 3: Leadership communication and employee motivation
Week 4: Managing information systems
Week 5: Managerial decision-making
Week 6: The drivers of business success and failure
By the end of this course you will be able to:
- Discuss the role and operational functions of a general manager.
- Explore leadership theories to discuss effective leadership practices.
- Discuss information management and evaluation in decision making.
- Apply decision-making techniques and models.
- Describe factors leading to the success or failure of businesses.
You will have also created a portfolio of evidence, which you can use to demonstrate your knowledge of understanding of the core principles that inform the way managers function and lead their teams successfully.
Our short course developers and assessors are expert practitioners. They have been selected for the breadth and depth of experience in their respective disciplines. The team loves sharing their knowledge and online learning expertise to help you get the most out of your learning journey.
Sharpen your people skills to drive business growth.
Cover the basics of contemporary management and leadership.
Know how to apply information in decision making.