Management and Leadership: Growing as a Manager

Online Course

Future Learn
Management and Leadership: Growing as a Manager

What is the course about?

Management and Leadership: Growing as a Manager
The course Management and Leadership: Growing as a Manager is an online class provided by The Open University through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Explore the foundations of successful management with this free online course from The Open University and CMI.
Course description
  • Understand the foundations of management and leadership
  • 4 weeks
  • This online course will provide an introduction to the foundation skills and knowledge you need when becoming a manager.
  • It has been developed by The Open University Business School – a pioneering institution that is triple accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB – and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) – the leading authority on management and leadership in the UK.
  • As such, it will give you the opportunity to learn from both academic experts and experienced practitioners, who have achieved the CMI’s prestigious Chartered Manager status.
  • What is management?
  • Personal development planning
  • Influencing and communicating
  • An introduction to management styles
  • Classic management style theories
  • The importance of management styles – trust in the workplace
  • An introduction to decision making
  • A possible approach to decision making
  • The importance of data and information
  • Decision information
  • An introduction to stakeholders
  • Categorising stakeholders
  • Understanding stakeholders and meeting their needs
  • Describe the concepts of management and leadership
  • Understand and evaluate different management and learning styles
  • Identify the need for and the importance of data as evidence in good decision making
  • Identify and define the term ‘stakeholders’ and gain an understanding of why they are important
  • Begin and develop the on-going process of personal development planning
  • The course is designed for new or aspiring managers, or experienced managers with few or no formal qualifications. It will enable you to demonstrate your continuous professional development and go on to achieve a CMI Level 5 Award as part of the Management and Leadership, Essentials program. If you also complete and pass the Management and Leadership, Personal Development program, you’ll earn another CMI Level 5 Award. Together, these two awards will give you a CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership – the next step to Chartered Manager status.
  • Please note, the deadline for registration on the CMI final assessment courses is 31 August 2020.
  • The Open University
  • The Open University (OU) is the largest academic institution in the UK and a world leader in flexible distance learning, with a mission to be open to people, places, methods and ideas.
  • The Open University Business School
  • A pioneer in flexible learning for over 30 years, The Open University Business School delivers transformational, high quality business and management education which is quality assured.

Prerequisites & Facts

Management and Leadership: Growing as a Manager

Course Topic

Business & Management, Management & Leadership

University, College, Institution

The Open University

Course Skill Level

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Management and Leadership: Growing as a Manager

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / The Open University you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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