The Evolution of Management and Leadership Theory

Contents:

  1. Who this course is suitable for?
  2. What you’ll achieve
  3. Who developed this course
  4. Apply for this course

Develop an in-depth understanding of leadership by assessing your own leadership qualities with the use of different theories.

Summary

Discover your leadership qualities
Are leaders born or made?

On this short course, you will have the opportunity to examine the evolution of leadership theory by exploring the key concepts of leadership.

You will also have the chance to discuss and investigate the differences between leaders and managers and assess your own leadership qualities through leadership questionnaires.

What topics will you cover?

  • What is leadership?
  • The evolution of leadership theory
  • Assigned versus emergent leadership
  • The relationship between power and leadership
  • Identifying the difference between leader and manager
  • The Leadership Trait Questionnaire

Who this course is suitable for?

This course is for those who want to progress into a leadership role in their company or career, and for those looking for leadership skills as part of their continued professional development.

What you’ll achieve

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to:

  • Explore the fundamental concepts of leadership and the evolution of leadership theory
  • Identify the differences between a leader and a manager
  • Assess your own leadership qualities

Who developed this course

Coventry University
Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

Apply for this course

  • If you are working within an English local authority and would like to apply for a funded position on this course, please complete the form below.

    Who is eligible to apply
    • Applications are open to local authority staff in England only.
    • Applicants may only submit an application for 1 certified course at a time (upon completion of that course, an application for further training can be submitted).
    • Applicants are expected to begin the course within one month of their application being accepted.

    Please allow 7 days for us to process your application.

  • We are interested in tracking how your knowledge increases as a result of completing this course, so please provide an indication of your current knowledge of the course topic.

Course provider

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