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Organisational Behaviour and Leadership Skills
Learn how to effectively manage individuals for success
Both managing and leading require the deployment of particular behaviours, skills, and emotions that elicit the most positive responses from other people.
On this four-week course from Sentinel|9, you’ll learn the concepts behind leading individuals and groups effectively to help them perform at their best. This includes the different leadership approaches, how to manage change, and what it means to be a leader on a day-to-day basis.
Discover how to motivate individuals and manage employee performance
Motivation is anything that provides direction, intensity, and persistence to behaviour.
From Maslow’s hierarchy of needs to career anchors, you’ll examine some theories of motivation to ascertain the underlying factors that help motivate people.
You’ll also delve into the importance of performance management and how to approach managing poor performance as well as reinforcing those that perform well.
Explore the different approaches to leadership and management
The leader role pervades all managerial behaviour and influences how leaders perform other roles. These roles include hiring and training, giving instructions and coaching, and evaluating performance.
This course will guide you through the various leadership theories to help you understand how best to develop your leadership skills. You’ll then learn about the different leadership styles, each of which you can use to get the best responses from others.
Learn to manage change within an organisation
You’ll finish this course by exploring the different strategic models for managing change. You’ll also look at the best approaches to managing crises, from developing the capability to react flexibly to practising the teamwork required during a crisis.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Reflect on theories and principles underpinning the behaviour of people in organisations to make informed decisions about how to behave in a given circumstance.
- Investigate and evaluate key challenges faced by business when managing people and be able to identify and employ techniques for managing individuals, teams and organisations.
- Explore the industrial relations environment in which business operates and be able to evaluate and develop strategies that ensure compliance.
- Assess and evaluate your behaviour as a leader and develop the ability to adapt your behaviour to best suit the context in which you are operating.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone looking to build their leadership and people management skills.
Whether you’re already a manager or aspire to be one, developing your leadership skills can help to push your career forward no matter your role.
Who developed the course?
Sentinel|9 is an education content provider. They provide university-level content independently to offer a different pace of learning for individuals and institutions. They have a dynamic content library and Learning Management System (LMS) which is suitable for online, blended and face-to-face delivery.
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