The best leaders understand how their behaviour impacts others and how each team member’s behaviour impacts the organisation. This awareness is crucial for maintaining a positive and productive working culture.
On this Bronze Award microcredential from Cranfield University, you'll develop a more reflective leadership practice. As you explore how people behave in the workplace, you’ll learn to decode social dynamics and phenomena.
From communicating emotions to analysing group dynamics, you’ll build your sensitivity to organisational behaviour.
Gain an introduction to personality types and traits
After an overview of organisational behaviour and its importance for management, you’ll get stuck into analysing behavioural traits.
You’ll examine individual differences, intelligence, and personality types, and learn how these can present within an organisation.
Understanding your colleagues’ differences and specialities will help you to capitalise on their strengths and work with their weaknesses.
Understand how to motivate and manage a team
Once you know how to identify personality traits and types, you’ll begin honing your ability to harness these for your organisation.
You’ll learn what makes individuals interact effectively, and develop strategies for motivating and managing teams.
Build leadership skills and insights for your career
One of a suite of stackable modules on leadership topics from Cranfield University, this microcredential is purpose-built for your professional development. Its focus is on equipping you with crucial leadership qualities and management skills.
The behavioural skills and insights you gain through this microcredential will empower you to make transformative changes in your own organisation.
How will the skills I learn advance my career?
This microcredential has been designed to help you turn knowledge into practical action in your own organisation and workplace.
You’ll develop your ability to analyse, understand, and interact with your team members, and learn how to turn their personality traits into gains for your organisation.
These leadership skills and capabilities can be applied to a wide range of roles and industries.
How does a stackable microcredential work?
The modules on this microcredential are fully stackable and self-paced, meaning it’s up to you to decide how much you want to learn and when.
This is a Bronze Award microcredential requiring four hours of online course learning. To allow you time to complete reflection activities throughout, we recommend allowing a total of eight hours to complete the module.
You can also choose to continue your studies to Silver or Gold level, then stack other modules in the Cranfield Online series and build towards a postgraduate certificate, diploma, or MSc degree.
What will I receive when I finish the microcredential?
Upon successful completion of the microcredential, you’ll receive a Cranfield Digital Learning Bronze Badge to certify your skills in organisation design.