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Skip to 0 minutes and 4 secondsI hope you have enjoyed this course into International Leadership. You now know what leadership is and how leadership theory has evolved over time. You have also developed an appreciation for the relationship between power and leadership by exploring the key concepts of leadership. I hope you have enjoyed the chance to discuss and investigate the differences between leaders and managers and assess your own leadership qualities through leadership questionnaires. But this introductory course is only the beginning of the International Leadership module on Coventry University’s online BA in International Business. So, if you’d like to know more join us in the next short course to go further and examine what makes an effective leader.

Reflection on the course

Congratulations on completing this short course on the Evolution of Management and Leadership Theory. We hope you’ve enjoyed the experience. Watch the video where Navami summarises what we’ve looked at over the past two weeks.

Continue learning with Coventry University

This course is part of the online International Leadership program offered by Coventry University on the FutureLearn platform. If you would like to continue learning with Coventry University, you can apply now or register interest to join the full BA in International Business (Top Up) degree, which leads to an internationally-recognised qualification.

Further information on all our courses and qualifications can be found on the Coventry University website.

Your task

Reflect on your journey throughout this short course by writing a reflective piece that you can keep to yourself in your learning log or post in the comments. Focus on answering the questions below:

  1. What were some of the most interesting concepts you have found while doing this short course, about leadership and about yourself?
  2. What gaps still exist in your knowledge, and how can you go about filling them?
  3. What one thing about your leadership abilities would you like to work to improve, and how will you do this?

To help you with this, we’ve attached a list of the readings we have presented throughout this short course (in the order that they appeared) in the ‘downloads’ section below.

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