Course in Leadership

Top Course Studies in Leadership

Leadership

Leadership courses are popular among those seeking to enhance their leadership skills and ability, seeking leadership positions, or perhaps looking for a change of career. There are plenty of leadership courses located at high quality educational institutions around the world, giving students many options in a variety of locations and experiences that can promote professional development and personal growth.

Some of the highly sought after leadership courses are in specializations such as executive leadership, management development, women’s leadership, strategic leadership, and non-profit leadership. Options for leadership courses range from a few days to several months depending on the specific programs and requirements, and courses often include a certificate or diploma.

You can learn more about the options for leadership courses below. Browse the programs or narrow your search using the search boxes above. Take the next step towards your goals today!

Read More

Short Courses in Management

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF)
Campus Full time 4 - 12 days Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

LSBF’s four-day short courses in management are designed to provide you with specific industry knowledge. You can choose from a wide range of courses: Business Innovation, Management Consulting and Project Management, Strategic Business Planning, Strategic Leadership and Change Management and Supply Chain Management. [+]

Best Course Studies in Leadership 2017. Short Courses in Management LSBF’s four-day short courses in management are designed to provide you with specific industry knowledge. You can choose from a wide range of courses: Business Innovation, Management Consulting and Project Management, Strategic Business Planning, Strategic Leadership and Change Management and Supply Chain Management. You will soon be able to apply what you’ve learned to your current workplace, or use your new knowledge to boost your CV. Course Requirements Education - Undergraduate degree or equivalent Higher Education qualification, or relevant work experience English language – Common European Framework (CEF) Level B2* or equivalent (all teaching and learning materials are provided in English only) *Please note those with a B1 level of English and relevant proof of further study will be considered. [-]

Company Specific Programmes

CEIBS Africa
Campus Part time 1 - 5 days September 2017 Ghana Accra

Professional Programmes designed to suit the needs of each and every organization. It aims to provide top management/senior management/middle managements with general management perspectives, systematic management knowledge, framework for strategic thinking and hands on management tools. [+]

CEIBS Africa Executive Education Programme creates an extraordinary platform for professional development and innovation across industries. We offer a range of Open (OP) and Company Specific (CSP) programmes for elite industry practitioners who aspire to higher levels of performance. Using our in-depth China knowledge and extensive global reach, and facilitated by our world class faculty, CEIBS Africa Executive Education programme works in partnership with client companies to develop their executives’ leadership skills. We prepare today’s leaders for the future. CEIBS Africa Executive Education has created tailor made CSP programmes in Change Management for Coca-Cola, Advanced Management for WPP, a Corporate Governance and Board Programme for First Bank Nigeria (in collaboration with Wharton and IESE) and a Business Agility Programme for Heineken. We have also collaborated with top global business schools such as IESE and Wharton to provide a course for Global CEOs. Our deep understanding of the strategic and operational issues facing companies that do business in Africa and other emerging economies ensures that our CSPs are fully customised for you, your company, and your industry. Why CEIBS Africa CSP? Company Specific Programmes are a highly effective tool for achieving both individual and organizational development. CEIBS Africa has a track record of delivering high quality programmes to top level clients like, WPP, First Bank Nigeria, and Coca-Cola. Our Faculty CEIBS Africa has a world-class team of international faculty whose global perspective is complemented by their academic expertise in emerging economies such as China and Africa. Many have led or taught... [-]

EDGE Program in Business and Leadership

UCLA Anderson Executive Education
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2017 USA Los Angeles

UCLA Anderson EDGE is a 3-week summer program for rising juniors, seniors and recent college graduates focused on Business, Leadership & Communication. [+]

Best Course Studies in Leadership 2017. Get an EDGE on your career, with the business and leadership skills you need to start building your future success today. UCLA Anderson's EDGE is a three-week program for rising juniors, seniors, and recent college graduates who want the tools to make an immediate impact in their chosen careers. Program Benefits Succeed Today. Lead Tomorrow. EDGE helps students understand how to transform ideas into opportunities, excel in traditional business settings, and gain the management vocabulary they need to succeed today and lead tomorrow. World Class Faculty EDGE scholars have the opportunity to study with our world class faculty – the same professors who teach our MBA students. Location! Location! Location! There is no more exciting place to learn the fundamentals of business and leadership than Los Angeles – a vital hub of world trade, home of the entertainment and media industry and incubator for a new wave of innovative startups. ... [-]

Course in Cultural Intelligence

Bermuda College
Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 - 6 days March 2017 Bermuda Hamilton + 1 more

Bermuda College now posits an additional factor. Our research identifies the intercultural perspective as another important factor to consider when managing change in today’s workplace environment: Environmental, Political, Intercultural, Sociological, Technological, Legal, Economic. Hence, the acronym that heralds our Trademark Programme is EPISTLE™. [+]

How our program differs… Historically, Workplace Diversity programmes have focused on building awareness of and appreciation for differences in race, ethnic origin, gender, and religious preference. Beyond awareness and appreciation is the need for skill-building in intercultural relations. Our research identifies the intercultural perspective to be, perhaps, the most important factor to consider when managing relationships in today’s global workplace. Our research builds upon the foundations laid by CQ Pioneers Earley, Ang, & Tan (2006), Bucher (2008), and Livermore (2011). To that research, Ridley-Smith (2015), has described the dynamic, iterative model of interchange that should exist between newcomers and their host culture members. This intercultural exchange is so powerful that, when used, it all but guarantees a mutually beneficial and rewarding CQ exchange and organizational outcomes. However, when any of the iterative components are missing, both entities will experience the result of low CQ and diminished organizational effectiveness. As such, this course promotes a symbiotic (SYM-Q™) approach to intercultural relations. The SYM-B™ inventory assesses which among the five focus areas are the strongest and weakest. Our training programmes, consultancies, and coaching will help you to chart a course that will increase your organizational CQ. Members of your organization will conclude, "CQ is for us!" Existing data derived from the researchers listed above indicates that five types of intercultural barriers present the most significant workplace diversity issues. Because we view educational strategies to be the most effective agents in removing intercultural barriers, we offer the following strategies to help you to... [-]

Diploma of Leadership and Management

Australian College of Technology & Business
Campus or Online Full time 36 weeks January 2018 Australia Brisbane

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 [+]

Best Course Studies in Leadership 2017. 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. What you will learn Manage aspects of business management Manage marketing and people performance Manage and report on projects Manage customer service within the business Job roles Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. A possible job title relevant to this qualification is: manager supervisor coordinator team leader Entry conditions Completion of Year 12 or equivalent IELTS 5.5 or equivalent Age: 18+ [-]

Sustainable Leadership - PgC 20Twenty Leadership Programme

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 10 months August 2017 United Kingdom Cardiff

The overall aim of the programme is to promote sustainable business growth by developing the critical leadership and business skills that employees need to meet the formidable expansion challenges facing businesses in Wales. [+]

The 20Twenty Leadership Programme, supported by funding from ESF, is designed specifically for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises. The overall aim of the programme is to promote sustainable business growth by developing the critical leadership and business skills that employees need to meet the formidable expansion challenges facing businesses in Wales. More than 240 companies have benefited from the programme so far, with more than 90 percent reporting an increase in sales turnover, employment, productivity and profits. More than 240 companies have benefited from the programme so far, with more than 90 percent reporting an increase in sales turnover, employment, productivity and profits. ​Course Content​ The programme duration is 10 months and this is divided into six, two day workshops. The first half of the programme is designed to acknowledge and develop your own leadership style through a series of practical workshops and individual executive coaching. In the second half of the programme, a series of Master classes are provided on innovation and new thinking on a variety of business themes - including, Lean processes, creating a brand, maximising sales and making the business 'investor ready'. The practical elements introduced throughout the programme are supported by opportunities to achieve a range of qualifications from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) including a CMI level 7 Certificate in Leadership together with a Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) in Sustainable Leadership. Following successful completion of the PgC, 60 Master-level credits will be obtained and these credits can be used towards the new Executive MBA​. Students... [-]

Education Leadership Academy

High Tech High Graduate School Of Education
Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 year October 2017 USA San Diego

The HTH GSE Education Leadership Academy focuses on developing educational teams as change agents. This one-year hybrid program blends face-to-face residencies at High Tech High in San Diego, partnerships with HTH critical friends, and online learning. [+]

Best Course Studies in Leadership 2017. The HTH GSE Education Leadership Academy focuses on developing educational teams as change agents. This one-year hybrid program blends face-to-face residencies at High Tech High in San Diego, partnerships with HTH critical friends, and on-line learning. Participants design their own personal learning plan and execute a collaborative Leadership Project that addresses an authentic need or issue at their home schools.  Throughout the program participants engage with theory and implement put it to practice exercises centering on deeper learning, equity and change leadership. These themes serve to help each participant grow as a facilitator, a change agent and a school transformer. Additionally, participants receive extensive feedback from other program participants and become a member of committed cohort of educators who serve to support one another after the program is completed. The Academy also invites leading educational experts to guide participants in their thinking. During the 2016-2017 school year, guest faculty include: Chris Emdin of Columbia University; Stephanie Rogen, Coach and Strategic Education Advisor to Most Likely to Succeed Documentary, Larry Rosenstock, Chief Executive Officer at HTH, Laura McBain, Education Leadership Academy Director and HTH Critical Friends. Key program details include: Face to Face: Participants attend customized residencies: During these residencies participants, attend workshops led by key faculty, visit classrooms, meet with their teams, and engage in project planning/tuning activities with their team members. Onsite: After the first onsite visit, a HTH critical friend will visit the school team’s site to engage in professional development, coaching... [-]

Leadership Training and Development in USA or Canada or UK (Age 14 to 18)

Kingdom Education
Campus Full time Part time July 2017 United Kingdom Cambridge USA Beverly Hills Australia Canberra Sydney Brisbane Melbourne Canada Calgary Westminster Durham Saint Andrews New Zealand Dunedin Auckland Christchurch Wellington Berkeley Hills Amherst + 19 more

This course is for you if you feel that you have the potential to be a leader – or perhaps if others feel it, but you haven’t noticed it yet. We’ll show you some of the skills that you need, and how you can develop these, even if you’re not full of self-confidence just yet. By the end of the course, you’ll notice the difference! [+]

Leadership Training and Development in USA or Canada or UK (Age 14 to 18) This course is for you if you feel that you have the potential to be a leader – or perhaps if others feel it, but you haven’t noticed it yet. We’ll show you some of the skills that you need, and how you can develop these, even if you’re not full of self-confidence just yet. By the end of the course, you’ll notice the difference! Leadership and management: You’ll start by considering the variety of leadership roles people take on, and look at the link with management – which is not the same as leadership, though there are important connections. Personality types: Here you’ll find out more about the way personality types are classified, and the implications of these for leadership – and the perhaps surprising fact that many different types of person can succeed in certain leadership roles. Leadership styles: Through a study of some of the great leaders of the past, you’ll identify different styles, and see how people have used their talents and circumstances to achieve prominence and success. Leadership and teamwork: Leadership implies working with others. What are the skills you need to create, and be part of, a great team? Persuasion and negotiation: If people are to follow your lead you need to get them on your side. But sometimes you have to compromise, and even admit that you may be wrong. How do you do this and still retain authority?... [-]

Operations Management

Fanshawe College
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada London

This one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate (completed in two semesters) is designed for university and college graduates seeking a career in the operations management sector. Graduates are involved in decision making related to planning, operating, and control within a business or organization. [+]

Best Course Studies in Leadership 2017. This one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate (completed in two semesters) is designed for university and college graduates seeking a career in the operations management sector. Graduates are involved in decision making related to planning, operating, and control within a business or organization. The curriculum will focus on applied knowledge in the field of business operations within a global economy, encompassing the planning and management of all operations (e.g., supply chain elements, purchasing, production and operations planning and control, transportation and distribution, project planning, quality assurance) involved in businesses of varying size and complexity. Learning activities support the development of supervisory and teamwork skills. Graduates are familiar with the use of information and manufacturing technology. Candidates who are considering this program should be aware that they will need to enjoy working with people, and solving problems. To be successful in this field they will need to acquire human relations and interpersonal skills, and learn to work under pressure when responding to diverse business situations. Graduates who meet these learning outcomes will have the skills and flexibility to apply their knowledge in a variety of leadership and supervisory positions in the service sector, in manufacturing, or in government. They may be employed in supply chain management, production analysis, project management, materials planning, inventory management, purchasing, value analysis, and quality assurance. In order to maintain competence and function effectively within the materials and operations management field, the graduate must be committed to continued professional development. Many professional... [-]

Leading and Managing in Context - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 1 semester August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

This course introduces the study of organisation and management, and the importance of ‘context’ in being effective. It explores the significance of management and leadership in making developments work, and takes a thorough look at these components of your own role. It provides an advanced introduction to the main ideas of business and service planning, and asks you to plan your own and your service's development in your context... [+]

Leading and Managing in Context - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part time This course introduces the study of organisation and management, and the importance of ‘context’ in being effective. It explores the significance of management and leadership in making developments work, and takes a thorough look at these components of your own role. It provides an advanced introduction to the main ideas of business and service planning, and asks you to plan your own and your service's development in your context. This is an excellent professional development course for anyone seeking career progression. It meets the specific needs of employers and will help participants gain access to higher levels of responsibility at work. The course covers the main schools of thought that relate to management and organisations, and what constitutes evidence in that context. You will learn about the various notions of management and leadership, and the relevance of these to your own practice and assumptions. You will investigate frameworks that may help to articulate your role eg functional approaches, competences, planning and decision making. We will also introduce ideas that will help you understand and evaluate your wider and immediate context and the impact this may have on your role. In light of all the above, you will be asked to critically review your own role and skills, and plan development that is appropriate to you and your organisation. Assessment in all cases is by the submission of coursework. There are no exams. The course is flexible and... [-]

International Management & Leadership - IM

International Business School Americas
Campus Full time July 2017 Italy Altavilla Vicentina

Develop essential skills in management and create business leaderships no matter the area the participant takes part. It allows the participant to lead managerial posts and people and to improve managerial processes with an international view. [+]

Best Course Studies in Leadership 2017. Period: January and July Course load: Full day classes and activities for 3 weeks - 80h in classroom and 8 hours of extra activities. Faculty: Specialist professors from the university, with great academic and professional experience. Dynamics of the class: theoretical classes, cases discussions and practical activities Students’ profile: Undergraduates interested in Administration Additional activities: Visit to the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, or the Fashion District of Milan, Italy. Number of students in class: from 15 to 30 Investment: € 5.100 + enrollment fee € 60 – check scholarship programs Payment conditions: up to 10 installments Enrollment period: upon request Objectives of the program Develop essential skills in management and create business leaderships no matter the area the participant takes part. It allows the participant to lead managerial posts and people and to improve managerial processes with an international view. Program* 1st week: Strategic Leadership Classical and Contemporary Views of Leadership; leadership versus management; sharing power and confidence. Company Visits and Project work. 2nd week: Business Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Negotiation techniques and strategies; environmental analysis and approach methods; Mediator’s role in conflict resolution. Role Game. Company Visits and Project work. 3rd week: Intercultural Management Globalization and the new business arena; international mergers & acquisitions and its impacts over employees; intercultural management foundations. Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony. * Subject to change according to the coordination. Previous readings: Students will receive a set of articles to read, with six months... [-]

Short course - Management

European School of Economics
Campus Full time Open Enrollment USA New York Italy Rome Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London + 7 more

The ESE Specialised Programme in Management is designed to develop and contextualise managerial skills and acumen to ensure that managers dealing with international markets have the required understanding and insight for success in this field. [+]

Today’s managers are required to possess a diverse set of key skills and core competences that are essential to successfully plan, execute and evaluate a wide range of business activities. The ESE Specialised Programme in Management equips participants with the right combination of practical knowledge supported by theoretical foundations to hone their leaders skills The course offers a valuable insight into the field of Management that gives participants an advantage over the rest of the increasingly professionally prepared workforce in the market. The ESE Specialised Programme in Management is designed to develop and contextualise managerial skills and acumen to ensure that managers dealing with international markets have the required understanding and insight for success in this field. This will be achieved through critical thinking, teamwork, creativity, and personal development in a highly interactive and stimulating environment. Participants will be able to take responsibility to manage, supervise and direct their own, and others, activities, whilst understanding key strategic issues and trends in management. This includes the use of information to make critical decisions and the application of theories and techniques to practical realistic work situations in the business sector. Students will have developed the skills to implement agreed effective and efficient solutions within the constraints of limited resources. Intake Dates: January, April, September Course Structure Students will take four of the following modules: Entrepreneurship and Leadership Globalised Information and Communication Systems International Project Management International Business Management Human Resources Management International Strategic Marketing Course Duration: One Academic Term Mode of Delivery:... [-]

Executive Program in Leadership: The Effective Use of Power

Stanford Graduate School of Business
Campus Part time 1 week July 2017 USA Stanford

Participants will explore the nature and consequences of resistance to change, as well as the impact of various approaches to executing change, using a computer-based management simulation. [+]

Managing Organizational Change: The Executive Information System Simulation

 Participants will explore the nature and consequences of resistance to change, as well as the impact of various approaches to executing change, using a computer-based management simulation.

Influence Without Authority: Dealing with Multiple Stakeholders

This session introduces a model for influencing important stakeholders who cannot be given orders (or who will cooperate better when allowed to influence back). Learn to apply it in complex organizational situations where it is necessary to diagnose the interests of a diverse group.

Other Selected Sessions... [-]


Strategic Business Leadership: Creating and Delivering Value

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Campus Part time 5 days September 2017 USA Chicago

This program will equip managers to effectively manage their work and relationships to be more productive in contemporary organizations. [+]

Building platforms for success is critical in today’s changing business environment. This program will equip managers to effectively manage their work and relationships to be more productive in contemporary organizations.

They will learn to manage cross-functional, cross-organizational relationships, develop social capital, and create and manage organizational strategic partners.

Participants will also gain an understanding of how a savvy manager transitions to a leadership role and how to create an environment where creativity is the norm.

After Attending This Program You Will:

 -- Be better equipped to know what needs to be accomplished in "getting the job done."... [-]


Developing Professional and Personal Effectiveness

Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University
Campus Part time 1 day September 2017 USA Dallas

Developing Professional and Personal Effectiveness is designed to help busy managers improve both professional and personal effectiveness in order to lead with greater vision and skills. [+]

How can you manage yourself and your team in this dislocated environment to achieve and sustain a high performance culture? How can you stay motivated and motivating under increasing amounts of pressure and change? This program has been developed specifically to meet these demands. Courses such as Accelerated Learning and Risk Taking, Creative Thinking, Crisis Communication/Media PR, Effective Business Writing: From Email to Proposals, Confronting Conflict, and more can be taken as half day classes or combined in five class segments to fulfill a Certificate in Professional and Personal Effectiveness.Increase your professional and personal value through flexible one–half day classes that strengthen your leadership skills. Combine bundles of classes to earn bronze, silver, gold, and platinum certificates.OverviewDeveloping Professional and Personal Effectiveness is designed to help busy managers improve both professional and personal effectiveness in order to lead with greater vision and skills. Half-day classes are focused on practical tools and are designed to result in prompt and meaningful outcomes and are the same as those offered to SMU Cox MBA students through the Cox Business Leadership Center. Earn a bronze, silver, gold or platinum certificate from the only nationally-ranked business school in the metroplex and learn how to better manage yourself, your team and your projects.Who should attend?- Mid-level to senior-level who want to become more effective by strengthening their professional and personal skills - Entrepreneurs - Anyone working to fulfill a personal development planDates: Starts May, 2006 - check back for specific program dates... [-]