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It takes a team effort to maximize results, but the challenge of coordinating individuals into a single functional unit is overwhelming for many. That’s why it’s important for business professionals to refine their managerial skills with a course in organizational leadership.

What is a course in organizational leadership? It is a class available to business majors that teaches techniques for bringing teams of employees together to achieve specific goals. These courses are often offered as part of a professional certificate or degree program. Students are given a chance to work out complex issues related to human behavior and personality factors that often disrupt a work setting. Topics of study include group dynamics, organizational structures, motivating employees, and resolving individual differences.

These classes enhance leadership and cooperation skills as students are taught to function within the various rolls of a team. Students develop techniques for communicating with staff and are able to share their own ideas while also encouraging open discussions. They are trained to spot interpersonal conflicts and develop strategies for addressing potentially costly issues before they become a serious problem. Graduates build up their confidence and learn to make critical decisions without hesitating.

The cost of one of these courses will vary depending on the institution. Students interested in learning more about fees and tuition costs should contact the admissions departments of schools they are considering.

Graduates may find work in government, industry or nonprofit sectors. Their leadership skills are particularly useful in project and business development roles. Some go on to achieve advanced degrees and carry the lessons learned with them as they rise to senior level executive positions. For those that prefer to remain independent, freelance management consulting and analysis work can also be found.

It is important to consider as many options as possible before deciding on a course of study. Traditional college campuses offer a variety of unique classes, but international students may wish to take advantage of online course work. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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17 Results in Organizational Leadership

Международный институт менеджмента ЛИНК

The course "System Management of an Organization" is a practical tool for building systemic thinking skills in business and improving management in organizations. ... [+]

The modern world is changing rapidly, becoming more complex. Systemic thinking helps to see, use and manage emerging opportunities, allows you to establish the real causes of problems and find ways to solve them. A systematic approach focuses the organization’s efforts on “preventing fire” rather than “fighting fire”, and provides tools for managing the organization’s current activities and organizational development.

Course purpose

The course "System Management of an Organization" is a practical tool for building systemic thinking skills in business and improving management in organizations.

Learning outcomes

Individual learning outcomes:

Possession of practical tools of system management; Ability to analyze and critically evaluate managerial problems, opportunities and solutions;Practical skills of systems thinking and teamwork;Developed management project in the field of your professional interests;New business contacts and exchange of experience with managers from various fields of business.... [-]
Russia Moscow
Open Enrollment
Russian
Part-time
4 months
Online & Campus Combined
INEAF Business School

The training offered by this online course is to develop basic functions of management teams in any company. Any responsible professional must have powers that allow you ... [+]

The training offered by this online course is to develop basic functions of management teams in any company. Any responsible professional must have powers that allow you to organize both work as the team as a whole, achieving an efficient management of personal and material resources available. This expert course gives the tools and techniques to enhance efficiency in the company, considering the current contents and requirements in the field of management and team management

GOALS Develop skills that enable successful management teams. Provide the tools that allow professional development within the company. Learn to use techniques and instruments to optimize the personal resources of the company. Professional practices ... [-]
Spain Spain Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
350 hours
Online
INEAF Business School

Market changes and companies have been remarkable in recent years. It is no longer simply about large profits or earn more money but also it is intended that all persons ... [+]

Market changes and companies have been remarkable in recent years. It is no longer simply about large profits or earn more money but also it is intended that all persons involved in the company are met. Therefore, social relations within the company, today, they are one of the keys to success. For this reason, it is essential that both future professionals, such as workers and, aware of the different possibilities of management leadership in the field empresarial.Tras the study of this course, students can apply the knowledge acquired to the different caseloads of each company, which will lead to better achieve the stated objectives. GOALS

Introduce students to the importance of social relations have in the company know the different roles within the business and its main characteristics Study "Coaching" as a tool for better functioning of the company Learning different group dynamics, their features and benefits.... [-]

Spain Spain Online
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Part-time
100 hours
Online
Churchill Square Training And Development

Teams are an important building block of successful organizations. Whether the focus is on service, quality, cost, value, speed, efficiency, performance, or other similar ... [+]

Course Summary

Teams are an important building block of successful organizations. Whether the focus is on service, quality, cost, value, speed, efficiency, performance, or other similar goals, teams are the basic unit that supports most organizations.

With teams at the core of corporate strategy, your success as an organization can often depend on how well you and other team members operate together. How are your problem-solving skills? Is the team enthusiastic and motivated to do its best? Do you work well together? This one-day course can help you get there!

What students learn The value of working as a team Ways to build team trust The stages of team development and how to h... [-]
United Kingdom Portsmouth
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 day
Online
Australian College of Technology & Business

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

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. A possible job title relevant to this qualification is:... [-]

Australia Brisbane
January 2020
Full-time
36 weeks
Campus
Online
E-Careers

Hone your PRINCE2® and Agile skills to demonstrate your understanding of these two industry-recognised methodologies while gaining official certification. ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

PRINCE2®

This PRINCE2® course comes with 12 fully interactive lessons covering every aspect of the official syllabus from Axelos. The course will fully prepare you for your official PRINCE2® examinations that will deliver a worldwide recognised certification to complement the knowledge you have gained from this in-depth training.

Getting started & Introduction to PRINCE2® Processes SU and IP Processes CS and MP Processes DP, SB & CP Organisation Theme Business Case Theme Risk Theme Plans Theme Quality Theme Change Theme Progress Theme Exam Preparation and Approaches

Agile Project Management

The Foundation stage will take students through basic and advanced principles that make up the Agile methodology:... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
Part-time
12 months
Online
E-Careers

Gain three internationally recognised qualifications in the project management industry and make sure you have all bases covered when it comes to your skillset and future ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

PRINCE2®

This PRINCE2® course comes with 12 fully interactive lessons covering every aspect of the official syllabus from Axelos. The course will fully prepare you for your official PRINCE2® examinations that will deliver a worldwide recognised certification to complement the knowledge you have gained from this in-depth training.

Getting started & Introduction to PRINCE2® Processes SU and IP Processes CS and MP Processes DP, SB & CP Organisation Theme Business Case Theme Risk Theme Plans Theme Quality Theme Change Theme Progress Theme Exam Preparation and Approaches

Agile Project Management

The Foundation stage will take students through basic and advanced principles that make up the Agile methodology:... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
Part-time
12 months
Online
Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration

The Sasin Senior Executive Program (SEP) is founded on the knowledge that an enterprise’s success is the result of a well-balanced combination of short-term operational e ... [+]

Three-Week Residential Program - August 9-29, 2015

The Sasin Senior Executive Program (SEP) is founded on the knowledge that an enterprise’s success is the result of a well-balanced combination of short-term operational efficiency and long-term competitive advantage. To achieve such success, organizations need executives who are masters of management's functional disciplines and who also can navigate today’s volatile marketplace to win.

That’s why Sasin created SEP. This intensive three-week residential program is conducted in English and designed to provide executives like you with the most modern, state-of-the-art knowledge and skills to advance your firm and propel your own success.... [-]

Thailand Bangkok Pa Tong
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3 weeks
Campus
University of Tulsa College of Business Administration

The workshop is designed to improve the effectiveness of individuals, teams, and entire organizations by increasing the levels of individual and team ownership and accoun ... [+]

Corporate and personal accountability—two behavioral assets that can drive your organization and help deliver bottom line results. We’d all like to say accountability is a part of daily life in our workplaces. But if your organization is like many, you could use some tools to make accountability more commonplace.

The TU Center for Executive and Professional Development is pleased to team up with Partners in Leadership to bring you this one-day immersion in accountability training. Based on the best-selling book, The Oz Principle: Getting Results Through Individual and Organizational Accountability, the workshop is designed to improve the effectiveness of individuals, teams, and entire organizations by increasing the levels of individual and team ownership and accountability at all levels of the organization.... [-]

USA Tulsa Toledo
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Part-time
1 day
Campus
Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan

Building Organizational Capability for Strategic Implementation provides a systematic framework to help companies determine their required organizational capabilities und ... [+]

Overview As business competition intensifies and technology leapfrogs with new advancements, many companies are formulating growth or transformation strategies to increase shareholder value. While formulating the new strategic direction is critical, many companies are facing tremendous challenges of re-building the organization to execute the new strategies.Building Organizational Capability for Strategic Implementation provides a systematic framework to help companies determine their required organizational capabilities under new strategic direction, and to re-align employee competency, company culture, and organizational governance based on the new organizational capabilities.

Who Should Attend Executives from all functional areas with responsibility for implementing company's strategies and improving organizational effectiveness are best suited for this program. Including general management and management teams, project teams, HR practitioners, business unit, functional unit and geographic managers and their management teams.... [-]

USA Ann Arbor India Bengaluru United Arab Emirates Dubai Thailand Bangkok  + 4 More
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Part-time
3 days
Campus
Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan

This program brings together a full array of individual, group and strategic leadership tools to help build positive organizations that will achieve extraordinary individ ... [+]

* Discover the elements in your organization that foster resiliency in your employees * Bring out the full potential of your people to help them be their best * Learn how to lead yourself and others in pursuit of high-quality personal connections * Explore the link between energizing networks and high-performing organizational performance * Acquire a framework for making a profound difference in your life and in your organization

Who Should Attend Senior managers in any function who want access to next-practice tools and skills for leading people and organizations.

Learning Objectives This program brings together a full array of individual, group and strategic leadership tools to help build positive organizations that will achieve extraordinary individual and organizational performance.... [-]

USA Ann Arbor India Bengaluru United Arab Emirates Dubai Thailand Bangkok  + 4 More
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Part-time
5 days
Campus
Convertas

Organizational Development enhances the role of HR to become a strategic partner in the business. This course will help you learn all about Organizational Development fro ... [+]

Organizational Development enhances the role of HR to become a strategic partner in the business. This course will help you learn all about Organizational Development from definition to applications.

It will emphasize the role of human resources development in the organization to help people and organizations effectively manage change.

This course uses a combination of theory and practical application of course concepts. Participants will engage in simulation exercises combined with discussions of real life situations allowing them to gain a strong knowledge and skills.

Objectives Understand Organizational Development Assess the organization readiness for development Present Organizational Development related data analytics Draft an Organizational Development strategy Implement change management processes Who Should Attend ... [-]
United Arab Emirates Dubai
Open Enrollment
Full-time
5 days
Campus
Convertas

The course is designed as a workshop where participants first elaborate a 'SWOT' analysis for the HR function at their own organization and then identify the various nece ... [+]

The course is designed as a workshop where participants first elaborate a 'SWOT' analysis for the HR function at their own organization and then identify the various necessary skills and competencies that will allow them to build and develop both their individual and departmental HR leadership, hence transforming themselves into value adding managers.

The course will also use a mix of interactive techniques such as lectures, case studies and group discussions the purpose of which is to cement understanding and provide examples of international best practices.

Objectives Develop techniques to link their internal HR processes and activities with outside expectations Explain the six contemporary HR competencies that define HR professionalism and that allow them to become value adding managers or professionals Apply the necessary tools to assess and improve each of the six competencies for HR leadership Defend modern HR analytical tools and use them later on in their organizations to generate business intelligence data and reports Generate HR intelligence that helps minimize the risk associated with human capital investments Create an effective HR department that delivers business results Generate appropriate business decisions Who Should Attend ... [-]
United Arab Emirates Dubai
Open Enrollment
Full-time
5 days
Campus
Convertas

This course provides leadership training and the skills required to manage yourself and other people and demonstrates how excellent leadership transforms organizations. ... [+]

This course provides leadership training and the skills required to manage yourself and other people, and demonstrates how excellent leadership transforms organizations. There are major challenges facing the leaders of today who seek to shape organizations for tomorrow.

New models of leadership are emerging to address these challenges, and these developments require a different approach to thinking about effective leadership. There is also an increasing demand for ethical and engaging leadership that enhances the performance and well-being of employees, as well as the performance of the organization.

Objectives Emphasize the critical study of leadership and its implications for global leadership Introduce selected theoretical frameworks Apply leadership theories to practice Develop personal leadership skills and style Who Should Attend ... [-]
United Arab Emirates Dubai
Open Enrollment
Full-time
5 days
Campus
Convertas

This program focuses on the practical skills professionals need to develop and maintain in order to lead others and be an agent of change. ... [+]

This program focuses on the practical skills professionals need to develop and maintain in order to lead others and be an agent of change.

This program begins by teaching participants the fundamentals of leadership and continues by teaching participants valuable skills in interpersonal communication, small group communication, conflict management, intercultural communication, writing, and managing organizational change.

Objectives Communicate ideas clearly, powerfully, and intentionally to inspire and lead others to create vision, shape culture and achieve organizational goals. Develop strong interactive communication skills to strengthen relationships across teams, departments, and hierarchical levels. Develop communication strategies for team building to effectively collaborate for better problem solving and decision making. Transform destructive conflict into constructive conflict while building trust in the organization and creating a productive working environment. Recognize cultural differences within and across organizations and use best communication practices to enhance understanding and good will. Plan, introduce, and implement a successful change with employee support in today’s complex business environment. Build, manage, and lead virtual teams while implementing strategies to maximize collaboration and productivity. Use powerful writing skills to compose effective messages that produce desired results in various business contexts. Who Should Attend ... [-]
United Arab Emirates Dubai
Open Enrollment
Full-time
5 days
Campus