This course will introduce you to key theories and models central to the foundations of Leadership as a concept, and will help you understand what it takes to be a business leader in the 21st century global environment. The module will consider how leadership can be exercised at all levels by exploring individual leadership, team leadership and organisational leadership. There will be a focus on self-assessment processes and personal skills development through which you can start developing stronger leadership qualities and practices that can then be applied throughout their careers. This course will also present key organisational behaviour theories and analyse how they help us address the major common organisational issues of the 21st century. You will examine individual behaviour and group behaviour in the workplace and how it might influence an organisation’s communication, conflict management, motivational techniques and human resources development. You will investigate the area of business ethics and how this ties into wider organisational operations.
● Have a firm understanding of leadership theories and of how leadership models are put into practice at the personal, local, and global level
● Understand the key Organisational Behaviour theories and models and analyse how they help us address the major common organisational issues of the 21st century
● Demonstrate understanding of the interplay among different aspects of management, leadership and organisational culture and apply this understanding to an organisational context of your choice