Do you currently work in a leadership role? Do you have the drive and desire to apply for progression opportunities or gain employment in a role which requires much sought after leadership skills? If so, this course is tailored for you! This qualification is relevant to all business sectors where leadership and management roles exist and gives you a solid foundation of knowledge upon which you can build your future career.
This course will nurture and improve your practical skills, enabling you to successfully lead a team. You will be introduced to key principles of team leading, management techniques and business practices. You will not only gain an understanding of performance and conflict management, but will also strengthen your communication skills and increase your knowledge of the key legislation that is related to leadership roles.
Completing this course will help you receive recognition within the workplace and will put you in line for professional development such as promotion and progression. This qualification would be a fantastic addition to your CV when applying for new jobs!
Unit 1: Principles of team leading
This unit provides learners with an understanding of various leadership styles. Learners will also develop knowledge of team dynamics and the techniques essential to effectively manage a team’s workload. This unit also covers the impact of change management and how a motivated team affects an organisation.
Unit 2: Understand business
This unit will increase learners’ understanding of organisational structures and the business environment. Learners will develop their knowledge of the principles of business planning and finance within an organisation, as well as business reporting, management responsibilities and accountabilities within an organisation.
Unit 3: Understand how to communicate work-related information
This unit provides learners with an understanding of the principles and techniques of work-related communication through both verbal and the written form. Learners will also develop knowledge of a range of documents required for different types of meetings in a business environment.
Unit 4: Understand how to manage performance and conflict in the workplace
This unit develops learners’ knowledge of team performance management through bench marking, discovering how to manage underperformance within a team and conflict in the workplace.
Unit 5: Principles of equality and diversity in the workplace
This unit will develop learners’ understanding of standards and expectations for equality and diversity in the workplace, including the potential consequences for failing to comply with relevant legislation.
Unit 6: Understand how to develop working relationships with colleagues
This unit provides learners with an understanding of the principles of effective teamwork and how to buddy a colleague. This unit also covers the benefits of effective team working, how to give feedback constructively and techniques that may be used to resolve team conflicts.
Unit 7: Understand health and safety procedures in the workplace
This unit will provide learners with an understanding of the main health and safety responsibilities and laws affecting the workplace. Learners will look at employers’ and employees’ responsibilities in relation to health and safety, as well as the support that is available for employees.
Unit 8: Understand how to develop and deliver a presentation
This unit will develop learners’ knowledge of the principles underpinning the development and delivery of presentations. Learners will discover the advantages and limitations of various forms of media, look at the factors affecting contingency plans and consider different ways to evaluate presentations.