Universities and colleges set their own admission requirements for higher education courses, so they vary broadly. Depending on the course, students may be able to get into higher education with a range of qualifications. If you're applying to do a course, you may find that work experience is taken into consideration alongside any qualifications you have. Some higher education institutes and colleges offer courses as preparation for a certain type of degrees. They usually don't result in separate criteria as they simply qualify you to enter the degree program itself. Courses can be taught in a broad selection of fields of study.
Those who study leadership are often able to assume a wide variety of management roles within companies, government bodies, nonprofit groups, or other organizations. This subject involves the study of what makes a good leader and how leadership skills can be acquired.
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This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of e
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.
Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters.
They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. A possible job title relevant to this qualification is:...
The Diploma of Leadership and Management explores in greater depth the knowledge and skills required to be an effective people manager. The qualification is a logical pro
About the course
The Diploma of Leadership and Management explores in greater depth the knowledge and skills required to be an effective people manager. The qualification is a logical progression from Certificate IV in Frontline Management and is a highly recommended qualification for all managers or people who want to get into positions of responsibility across a range of organisations
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements. They plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources....
This action-oriented experience offers techniques for managing people from different cultures in order to work together more effectively on a day-to-day basis.
The rules of effective leadership change when entering the global environment of virtual communication, cultural differences, and conflicting needs and requirements. This action-oriented experience offers techniques for managing people from different cultures in order to work together more effectively on a day-to-day basis. Based on a behavioral simulation that takes place at multiple sites in real time, it provides an opportunity to practice new skills in a realistic setting with colleagues from around the world.
At the conclusion of this experience, you will be able to:
Explore the implications of your actions and how they impact the business
Enhance your ability to navigate your organization's international strategies by developing a global mind-set
Gain insight into how others perceive your effectiveness as a global leader
Learn how to discern the impact of individual characteristics and societal cultures on work and at work
Practice applying leadership tools and frameworks to deal with the complexity of global leadership challenges
Executive Leadership Coaching provides a complete discovery, alignment, assessment, feedback and coaching package. It can be engaged along with another CCL program or as
This research-driven model of coaching is a custom-built, one-on-one developmental experience for the mid- to senior-level executive who is preparing for a greater scope of responsibility or who needs to make a leap forward in leadership capability. Executive Leadership Coaching provides a complete discovery, alignment, assessment, feedback and coaching package. It can be engaged along with another CCL program or as a stand-alone leadership development opportunity.
A custom assessment package that typically includes personality and style surveys, 360-degree feedback instruments and telephone interviews with selected work colleagues.
In-person feedback and goal-setting sessions.
May include a boss-alignment session between the coach, coachee, and the supervisor to cement agreement on developmental goals.
Ongoing coaching utilizing a variety of media that could include: telephone, in-person, video, or on-line contact.
On-site observations - shadowing - can be included in the assessment or coaching phase.
Developing Leadership Talent shows you how to create development systems that link directly to your organizational goals. Many businesses and government agencies have ben
Have you been challenged - or challenged yourself - to create a system that develops leaders for your organization? Can you get your senior leadership team on board? Developing Leadership Talent shows you how to create development systems that link directly to your organizational goals. Many businesses and government agencies have benefited from our experience in discovering the best ways that leaders can be developed -- and then putting what they've learned into practice.
Your organization can, too.
As a participant, you will:
Develop a systemic approach that links leadership development with key business strategies and goals.
Learn to implement success factors in executive development through our model of assessment, challenge and support.
Identify competencies that will aid the organization in meeting its business needs.
Benchmark best practices from organizations CCL has worked with or studied.
Develop an actionable plan mapping out what needs to be developed, who needs to be developed, and how development will be implemented and evaluated.
Developed through a collaboration between CCL and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), this program prepares you to become a more effective leader of people
Every business or organization begins and ends with people - and that's where you come in.Today's competitive marketplace requires human resource professionals to have an expanded role in the organization due to increasing importance of social and relationship capital. Your challenge today is to gain and use influence to become a better strategic partner, to determine where the organization is headed, and to get out in front and use the human resources function to help lead the way.The Leadership Development for Human Resource Professionals program can help you get there.Developed through a collaboration between CCL and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), this program prepares you to become a more effective leader of people and processes. It focuses on self-awareness, proven methods of building leadership skills, and ways you can positively impact the organization's business strategy....
When you get back home, you will have the self-awareness, momentum, knowledge and tactics to build a more cohesive, high-performance team - and by extension, a more succe
Leading a team to effectively accomplish its goals is no easy task. What are your challenges?Think about it. You have to be able to create teams. You have to improve teams that are in place. You have to create the right environment within the organization for teams to grow, to make a solid contribution. You have to provide structure and direction - and you have to be able to identify potential problems early enough to do something about it.Leadership and High-Performance Teams can show you how.Based on our research and using a hands-on approach, you will learn how to form a team, how to figure out what is going on in a team - and most importantly, what you can do differently to make a team more effective. We focus on all aspects of teams, from how a team is launched to the backdrop of conflicting agendas and personalities within the organization that impact the team's performance.When you get back home, you will have the self-awareness, momentum, knowledge and tactics to build a more cohesive, high-performance team - and by extension, a more successful organization. Better yet, you can maximize the impact of your training by bringing up to five members of your team with you....
Developing the Strategic Leader can help. You will begin by exploring your personal effectiveness as a strategic leader - then move to ways to improve the functioning of
Try defining the word "strategic" as it relates to your role and your organization.It is not always easy, is it? Yet if you cannot readily define what it means to be strategic, how can you develop your leadership and your organization in this way? Try this definition as a guiding framework: individuals, teams, and organizations are strategic when they think, act and influence in ways that effectively promote the organization's enduring success. So, how does your organization stack up?In an increasingly complicated world, leaders are often called upon to create environments where being strategic is a priority. And yet, this is too much for one leader to take on alone; to be successful, you have to engage others. The most successful leaders realize you have to build a strategic culture throughout your organization; one that welcomes change while fostering insight and innovation to ensure today's changes are right for tomorrow's challenges. Developing the Strategic Leader can help. You will begin by exploring your personal effectiveness as a strategic leader - then move to ways to improve the functioning of your teams and your organization. You will learn how leadership behaviors influence and guide strategic processes. And you will learn with real-world experiences. An outdoor exercise gives you a team-based forum for developing strategic leadership skills - and an in-depth strategy simulation helps you experience the challenges leaders face in effectively developing and implementing strategy....
The Women's Leadership Program, designed for and staffed by women, brings together the powerful assessment and feedback tools found in other Center programs, coupled with
Are you ready for a change? Are you trying to do it all, yet have a feeling deep inside that there are big parts of your life that are not going well at all? You are a leader, a leader with potential. You are standing at a crossroads in your career and you are wondering whether the sacrifices to make it to the next level are worth it.Take an honest look at yourself and realize first that intentions are not how you are judged. Actions are. Your best next step is to find out how your actions are seen by others - and then to clarify, for yourself, who you are and what you want in your life at home and at work. The Women's Leadership Program, designed for and staffed by women, brings together the powerful assessment and feedback tools found in other Center programs, coupled with research-based content that centers on issues and perceptions unique to you and women like you.You will find out where you are strong and where you need to improve. You will explore the choices and tradeoffs that you face as you juggle your personal and professional lives. You will learn how to more effectively use the power and influence that you have in your organization. Most importantly, you will leave with a strategy for the future - and a network of women just like you, women you can turn to for advice and help in the future.Having it "all" may not be an...
It is one of the few leadership development programs designed for and staffed by African Americans. Our program provides a secure forum for exploring, in a real and subst
You may be one of the few African-American managers at your workplace. And you may feel, at times, as though you are alone.You are not.And the feeling that you may have, the thought that creeps into your head from time to time, goes something like this: Maybe it is just me.It is not just you. And you will find out, in the African-American Leadership Program, that there are others just like you who feel the same way. More importantly, you will come away with a new network of peers who have been through the same things, who you can count on to help you navigate your future.How do we know? It is one of the few leadership development programs designed for and staffed by African Americans. Our program provides a secure forum for exploring, in a real and substantive way, the issues that have an impact on the career objectives of African-American professionals.We provide an exceptional leadership development experience rich in personal assessment and feedback, which is designed to help you grow, to become more successful and more productive. You will evaluate your own leadership style and discuss how others perceive you, your work and your effectiveness. And we will help you develop a plan for your future personal and professional growth....
This program shows you how you lead and influence others in an organization. You will learn how to make difficult, complex decisions - and you will learn how your particu
Take a look at yourself. You will benefit from it, no matter who you are - or where you are in your career.You may be a new manager - and you may want to get a jump-start to help you be a better leader right from the beginning.You may be in mid-career, or even later. And right about now, you may want a reality check, to make absolutely certain that you are living up to your potential, which was, after all, the reason you were hired.You could even be a senior executive looking for some straight, unbiased feedback about how you lead.The Looking Glass Experience can help.This program shows you how you lead and influence others in an organization. You will learn how to make difficult, complex decisions - and you will learn how your particular leadership style affects your workplace, those you work with and ultimately, your own success as a leader.The Looking Glass, Inc.® organizational simulation is successful because it is real. It so closely parallels real life that you will find that your performance mirrors the behaviors you exhibit at work. It can lead to a dramatic improvement in your strategic thinking process, along with your ability to communicate, successfully navigate the complexities of your organization and foster productive relationships.The Looking Glass Experience is work. It includes leadership assessments, group discussion and intensive feedback from your peers in the program and your colleagues back at home.At the end of it, you can expect to see the real...
You will learn strategies for continuous development through extensive assessment, group discussions, self-reflection, small group activities and personal coaching.
Do you know yourself? A better question is: Have you thought about the way you come across as a leader? Do you like what you see? Do others?When we think about ourselves, our natural instinct is to say that we mean well. But those around us judge us by our actions, not our intentions. For more than 30 years, LDP has taught leaders just like you to consider how their actions affect others - and themselves.This program uses self-awareness tools and activities to enhance your own leadership capabilities. You will learn strategies for continuous development through extensive assessment, group discussions, self-reflection, small group activities and personal coaching. And because of our strong focus on development planning, which ties program experiences to the context of your workplace, your program will be uniquely about you.Does it work? Our alumni typically describe LDP as the one development experience that has changed them the most, both personally and professionally. ...
Leadership at the Peak is designed to help you reconnect with the things that helped you get where you are - and to give you a way to make further improvements for the fu
Are you at the height of your career? How did you get there?
Leadership at the Peak is designed to help you reconnect with the things that helped you get where you are - and to give you a way to make further improvements for the future.
The program provides you - and other senior executives in similar positions - a secure setting where you can work together to evaluate your leadership style and effectiveness - and focus on the high-level challenges that are unique to those in your position.
You'll learn more about yourself, about ways you can reconnect more effectively with those in your workplace and about ways you can improve your health. You'll spend time in beautiful surroundings, either at the Center's Colorado Springs campus, at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, or in the mountains near Zurich, Switzerland....