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Duration 10 hour
Students 50


Enrolled: 4 students

Course Time:10 hour


Project Leadership and Management

4 students

This Program will equip men and women who are, or intend to become, supervisors, managers, professionals or executives, with the knowledge to provide effective leadership and to effectively build and manage teams.  The ability to work as part of a team, and demonstrate leadership skills is vital for business and career success; this Program covers these important aspects of organisational life, as well as motivation, team behavior, team roles, development and culture, and the use and influence of power in organisations. The Program will help current and future managers and leaders to understand the changes in their leadership role as they rise in seniority, and to understand both practical and theoretical leadership.

  • Leadership and team building – their importance and roles.
  • Leadership, work, organisations and human characteristics.
  • Customer service, SMART and C-SMART criteria.
  • Motivating people; the social context and psychology.
  • Describing and examining various motivational theories, the need for achievement.
  • Team and group definitions; values and team behavior, peoples’ perceptions of teams.
  • Team types and team membership.
  • Synergy, group think, group dynamics and norms, peer and hierarchical groups; inertia and friction.
  • Team formation and development; team features, communication and life cycle; team loyalty.
  • Team roles and functions; role theory, team wheels, Belbin’s model.
  • Testing for teams and selecting team members, the need for balance, recruitment.
  • The role of the leader; leadership traits and styles.
  • Leadership theories, the leadership spectrum and matrix, becoming a leader.
  • Power, influence and relationships in organisations; the use and sources of power.
  • Authority, responsibility and accountability.
  • Delegation and empowerment in the workplace.
  • Dealing with conflict; negotiation, learning, adaptation, and behavior change.
  • Team leadership and culture; cultural development and change, cultural types, culture clashes.
  • Twenty-first century teams and leaders, ICT and technological synergy, virtual teams, boundaries.
  • Theorists: Adair, Belbin, Warren, Blanchard, Covey, Handy, Lewin, Lewis, Morris, Peters, Robbins.

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