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Skip to 0 minutes and 8 seconds Thank you for joining us on this journey exploring leadership. Over the last two weeks we’ve looked at the fundamentals of leadership and just why it is so important for organisational performance. This however is just the beginning of the leadership and change management module which is part of Coventry’s online MBA degree. We offer an intense and exciting programme with a wide range of modules and pathways. We make use of important case studies from industry experts who will share their knowledge with you. You can be part of a truly global network of business people who will support each other throughout their studies and into professional life.

Skip to 0 minutes and 55 seconds Do reflect on the ideas and theories we have covered so far and we hope you will continue your journey into leadership and change management. So, please do join us, we hope to see you soon.

Review of the week

Thank you for joining us in this short course on Leadership Theory: The Basics. We hope that you enjoyed your learning experience.

This short course is the introductory two-week course for the program Leadership and Change Management. In the next short course Organisation Culture we will discuss culture and why it matters to leaders.

Your task

At the beginning of the course we asked a big question:

What is leadership and why does it matter?

Now that you have completed this course, what are your current thoughts on this?


  • Was there anything surprising for you in this week’s content?
  • Looking back in your learning log, do you have any questions?

Throughout this course, we presented some articles, further reading and references. We have created a reading list containing these useful resources if you wish to explore them further. This is available in the downloads section at the end of this step.

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Leadership Theory: The Basics

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