Leadership - Updated 2018

Price: $60.50 (Incl. GST)

Course Overview


In today’s extremely competitive business environment, effective leadership provides many benefits and assists the organisation to achieve success and stability. To do this, however, leaders must be able to provide inspiration, motivation and clear direction to their team. In the absence of effective leadership, organisations often grow slowly and may lose their direction and competitiveness.


This course is aimed at providing an overview of what effective leadership is and defining the difference between leading and managing. It will also help to develop awareness and applied understanding of the key skills of successful leaders.



Key Content


  • What leadership is and the most common leadership theories;
  • The difference between leaders and managers;
  • The importance of effective leadership;
  • Different leadership styles;
  • Key leadership skills, including:
    • Relationship building skills;
    • Understanding your team;
    • Communication skills;
    • The ability to motivate and persuade;
    • Decision making and planning skills;
    • Integrity;
    • Adaptability.




Learning Outcomes


At the completion of this course, learners should be able to:


  • Explain what leadership is and the difference between leaders and managers;
  • Outline the most common leadership theories;
  • Summarise the different leadership styles;
  • Identify the key skills leaders need for success.