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The 1st and 15th of every month
3 months
Certificate in Leadership and Strategic Change
Awarded by
London School of Business and Finance
Gain a clearer view of leadership practices and the arguments supporting different schools of thought in the area of organisational change.
This diploma course consists of three modules; Operations Management, which will enhance your leadership credentials and teach you how to increase a company’s value; Project Management, which will show you how to plan, implement, evaluate, and modify projects designed to meet specific company goals and objectives; and finally, Global Business Management, which is a specialist module designed to give you an advanced understanding of the strategies used to manage international organisations.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Analysing strategy/leadership literature and evaluating concepts in the thought-leadership frameworks
  • Developing leadership skills to effect change
  • Identifying the roles power and politics play in the workplace, and analysing politics’ perception in work settings
  • Evaluating the role power plays in leadership, and analysing whether leaders should work politically
  • 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 English speakers, an IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent
    • Relevant work experience is an asset, but not required for entry
  • This certificate course will challenge you to:

    • Notice how leaders are identified within companies and how leadership skills are developed
    • Understand the differences between leadership recruitment at lower and C-Suite levels
    • Identify the importance of followers in leadership, and how leaders create followers
    • Consider what exactly it means to be a leader, and the challenges women and minorities face when taking on leadership roles
  • Class Profile

    Based on all online student classes of 2016



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— Brinsley Bailey, United Kingdom
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