This module can  be taken as a Standalone course or Short Course for Credit.
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Providing frameworks for understanding leadership development, and its relationship with leadership theory.


At a glance

  • Dates
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  • LocationOnline
  • Cost£1,310 - Short Course for Credit fee

What you will learn

On successful completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Compare and contrast approaches to leadership development;
  • Critically analyse own leadership development from the prism of current theories and best practices;
  • Evaluate the utility of various leadership interventions to defence;
  • Analyse behaviours and apply this knowledge to engage in constructive dialogue with others; and
  • Design and evaluate leadership development programmes.

Core content

  • History of leadership development and the current landscape.
  • Models of Leadership Development; the 3 element model: Strategic Imperative/Strategic Choice/Evaluation.
  • Coaching and mentoring in the work place
  • Structure and utility of leadership development in defence.
  • Personality and Leadership.

Upgrade to a professional qualification

When taken as a Short Course for Credit, 10 credit points can be put towards the Defence and Security Programme - Leadership and Management MSc

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How to apply

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