Online course

Strategic Leadership

Understand strategic leadership and its effect on organisational and individual performance.

  • Duration 2 weeks
  • Weekly study 10 hours

Understand whether strategic leadership is always effective

This course will introduce you to strategic leadership and its theories, offering an understanding of its component parts.

You will develop a critical evaluation of the strategic leadership model which can be applied to develop a deeper understanding of its ability to change organisational culture and performance.

This course will help you consider and understand the inter-relations between complex issues such as leadership, organisational change and subsequent performance.

What topics will you cover?

  • Definition of strategic leadership and management
  • Key theories of strategic leadership
  • Examine the benefits of strategic leadship on employee and organisational performance
  • Evaluate and apply key theories to support strategic leadership’s scope and limitations
  • Strategic leadership and its impact on organisational change
  • Understand the complex interrelations between leadership, as an antecedence to change and performance in organisations

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Describe strategic leadership and management and outcomes within an organisational context
  • Evaluate key theories recognising components of a strategic leader and its effects upon an organisation
  • Summarise the effect of strategic leadership on employee behaviours and attitudes as antecedence to organisational performance
  • Assess the benefits and limitations of strategic leadership in organisations

Who is the course for?

This course is for people seeking a better understanding of strategic leadership and its effect on organisational and individual performance.

Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Dr Anne Turner

Dr Anne Turner

Dr Anne Turner
PhD, AFHEA, MBPsS, BSc (Hons)
Lecturer in Occupational and Business Psychology at Coventry University.
with interest in Enclothed cognition behaviour in interviews

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.