This is a level four qualification: Diploma in the Principles of Leadership and Management.
This course is designed to develop aspiring middle managers and first line managers.
You will build core skills in middle management and then be helped to deepen your understanding of how to be effective leaders in your organisations.
At a Glance
12 months Part Time (1 day a month in college)
The programme focuses on you sourcing and using information to make effective decisions, find solutions to problems, manage innovation and change in your organisation and also learn about what it takes to lead and motivate a team.
The programme provides individuals with skills in problem solving, critical thinking, leadership and key employability skills.
The programme consists of nine units:
Understanding the management role
Understanding stress management in the workplace
Solving problems and decision making
Understanding recruitments and selection of new staff in the workplace
Understanding and developing relationships in the workplace
Motivating people in the workplace
Managing and implementing change in the workplace
Managing personal development
Understanding the management role to improve management performance
Programme units can be altered/tailored to suit the needs of individuals and employers.
Progression & Employment
What you will achieve:
You will gain the knowledge to support your middle management role
Learn how to take control of your personal development
Understand change in the workplace
Build positive and productive relationships at work
A nationally recognised qualification
Your employer will gain motivated middle managers with a proven ability to perform
Have the benefit of working with managers who can assess and improve their own development
Achieve better communication and collaboration in teams
Method of Assessment
All units are assignment based.
You will need to provide your own stationery and may also incur costs if the department arranges educational visits.