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LEADERSHIP SKILLS BBS110

Build your leadership skills in this self paced, online leadership course.  Be guided as you learn to maximise the potential you have to lead others at work, in your community or at home.  Learn to effectively communicate with, and influence the actions of those around you.

Course Aims

  • Describe the nature and scope of Leadership.
  • Determine the qualities which are required in a leader, in different leadership situations, including the workplace, recreation industries and developmental applications.
  • Manage interpersonal relationships in support of effective leadership.
  • Communicate leadership messages effectively to those you lead.
  • Explain methods that may be used for effective team building by a leader.
  • Select appropriate thought processes to follow in order to deal with different leadership problems.
  • Lead teams through innovative and creative processes

Course Outline

There are 7 lessons in this course:

  1. Introduction to Leadership (nature and scope of leadership)
    • Defining Leadership
    • Leadership and Group Culture
    • Leadership & Accountability
    • Theories of Leadership
    • Leadership Styles
    • Situational Leadership
    • Contingency Theories
    • Style Theories
    • Informal Leadership
    • Inspirational Leadership
    • Path Goal Theory
    • Instrumental Theories
    • Four Framework Leadership Model
    • Scope of Leadership
    • Leader Responsibilities
    • Sources of Power for a Leader
    • Professional Leadership
  2. Leadership Characteristics/Qualities
    • Good Leader Characteristics
    • Leadership Potential
    • Emotionally Intelligent Leadership
    • Cognitive Barriers to Leadership
    • Nature vs Nurture: Leader Qualities
    • Self Assessment
  3. Interpersonal Relationships
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Empathy
    • Influencing Others
    • Perception
    • Self Knowledge
    • The Thought, Feeling, Action Cycle
    • Developing Self Awareness
    • Self Disclosure
    • Assertiveness
  4. Communication Skills
    • The Communication Process
    • Body Language
    • Basic Principles of Communication
    • Factors Affecting Effective Communication
    • Awareness
    • Intent
    • Listening
    • Providing Feedback
    • Paraphrasing
    • Reflective Responses
    • Summarizing
    • Preventing Ineffective Listening
    • Open Questions
    • Communication Barriers
  5. Team Building
    • Benefits of Teams
    • Elements of a Team
    • Establishing a Team
    • Types of Team Members (Collaborators, Communicators, Challengers, Contributors
    • Team Leadership
    • Team Leader Responsibilities
    • Decision Making in Teams
  6. Systematic and Lateral Thinking
    • Metacognition
    • Perception Formation
    • Bases for Perception
    • Information and Perception Formation
    • Gestalt Theory & Patterns of Perception
    • Schemas
    • Perception Formation Implications for a Leader
    • Lateral Thinking
    • Win-Win Negotiation
    • Systematic Thinking
    • Legal Liability
  7. Applications
    • Explain the significance of leadership for a specific project or event.
    • Identify the role and tasks of leadership, in the same project.
    • Integrate factual information with theoretical information to derive a sensible solution to a leadership problem in a sensible timeframe in the same project.
    • Plan the development and building of the team to achieve these aims in the same project.
    • Plan actions for sustaining and motivating the team to achieve the aims.
    • Provide information on the plan of action to organize the event.

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  • Experienced Tutor support
  • Certificate sent to you
  • Online study (Printed notes available)
  • Self paced - no set timetable
  • 12 months to complete course

From: $35.00 / week for 19 weeks

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Build your leadership skills in this self paced, online leadership course.  Be guided as you learn to maximise the potential you have to lead others at work, in your community or at home.  Learn to effectively communicate with, and influence the actions of those around you.

Course Aims

  • Describe the nature and scope of Leadership.
  • Determine the qualities which are required in a leader, in different leadership situations, including the workplace, recreation industries and developmental applications.
  • Manage interpersonal relationships in support of effective leadership.
  • Communicate leadership messages effectively to those you lead.
  • Explain methods that may be used for effective team building by a leader.
  • Select appropriate thought processes to follow in order to deal with different leadership problems.
  • Lead teams through innovative and creative processes

Course Outline

There are 7 lessons in this course:

  1. Introduction to Leadership (nature and scope of leadership)
    • Defining Leadership
    • Leadership and Group Culture
    • Leadership & Accountability
    • Theories of Leadership
    • Leadership Styles
    • Situational Leadership
    • Contingency Theories
    • Style Theories
    • Informal Leadership
    • Inspirational Leadership
    • Path Goal Theory
    • Instrumental Theories
    • Four Framework Leadership Model
    • Scope of Leadership
    • Leader Responsibilities
    • Sources of Power for a Leader
    • Professional Leadership
  2. Leadership Characteristics/Qualities
    • Good Leader Characteristics
    • Leadership Potential
    • Emotionally Intelligent Leadership
    • Cognitive Barriers to Leadership
    • Nature vs Nurture: Leader Qualities
    • Self Assessment
  3. Interpersonal Relationships
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Empathy
    • Influencing Others
    • Perception
    • Self Knowledge
    • The Thought, Feeling, Action Cycle
    • Developing Self Awareness
    • Self Disclosure
    • Assertiveness
  4. Communication Skills
    • The Communication Process
    • Body Language
    • Basic Principles of Communication
    • Factors Affecting Effective Communication
    • Awareness
    • Intent
    • Listening
    • Providing Feedback
    • Paraphrasing
    • Reflective Responses
    • Summarizing
    • Preventing Ineffective Listening
    • Open Questions
    • Communication Barriers
  5. Team Building
    • Benefits of Teams
    • Elements of a Team
    • Establishing a Team
    • Types of Team Members (Collaborators, Communicators, Challengers, Contributors
    • Team Leadership
    • Team Leader Responsibilities
    • Decision Making in Teams
  6. Systematic and Lateral Thinking
    • Metacognition
    • Perception Formation
    • Bases for Perception
    • Information and Perception Formation
    • Gestalt Theory & Patterns of Perception
    • Schemas
    • Perception Formation Implications for a Leader
    • Lateral Thinking
    • Win-Win Negotiation
    • Systematic Thinking
    • Legal Liability
  7. Applications
    • Explain the significance of leadership for a specific project or event.
    • Identify the role and tasks of leadership, in the same project.
    • Integrate factual information with theoretical information to derive a sensible solution to a leadership problem in a sensible timeframe in the same project.
    • Plan the development and building of the team to achieve these aims in the same project.
    • Plan actions for sustaining and motivating the team to achieve the aims.
    • Provide information on the plan of action to organize the event.

Send me free info pack

Enrol Now

  • Experienced Tutor support
  • Certificate sent to you
  • Online study (Printed notes available)
  • Self paced - no set timetable
  • 12 months to complete course

From: $35.00 / week for 19 weeks

Clear

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