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3 months
London School of Business & Finance
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London School of Business and Finance
This online Advanced Certificate will develop an understanding of performance management theories, alongside Corporate Social Responsibility, and ethical considerations in leadership.
Students will gain insight into the communication and problem solving skills central to effective leadership. You will tackle theories behind leadership approaches and critically evaluate a range of implications, from culture to industry sectors.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this certificate programme will possess career-ready skills in:

  • Evaluating leadership styles and their impact on an organisation’s strategy
  • Implementing learning development theories and practices
  • Communicating organisational objectives to teams on an international scale
  • Recognising and implementing the legal and ethical boundaries central to managerial behaviour
  • Your programme modules and learning content are delivered via the Canvas study platform, and feature the following resources:

    • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners
    • A designated tutor who will provide support and feedback throughout your programme
    • Case studies and discussion questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context
    • Downloadable e-books and free library resources to aid your assignment writing and research
    • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world
    • For non-native speakers of English, an IELTS score of 4.5, or equivalent
    • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required
  • On completion of this course, you’ll have gained an understanding of how to:

    • Understand the fast pace of change within an organisation, due to a wide range of factors
    • Use knowledge of the various processes, procedures, and practices for effective management of organisations
    • Appreciate internal and external factors of organisations, such as size and scale, purpose, management, diversity and structure
    • Become familiar with people and organisational behaviour, social responsibility, problem solving and communications.

    You will be formally assessed once during the programme, which will consist of a written assignment up to 3,500 words (+/- 10%).

  • Class Profile


I loved the international aspect of studying online. It’s a very rewarding learning environment. I am absolutely happy with my choice, I’d do it again.
— Daniela Rochow, Germany
Brinsley Bailey
I love everything about the platform. It is so easy to navigate and the fact that I can access my work, view the online libraries, and talk to my classmates in one area is very useful.
— Brinsley Bailey, United Kingdom
Kunhipurayil Ratnakumar Mattankot
Learning is the most important thing. Continue to learn. Don’t stop your learning.
— Kunhipurayil Ratnakumar Mattankot, India
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