The overall aim of this Leadership course is to equip learners with knowledge and competence in effectively leading people in work tasks and activities. The module is designed for those wishing to gain an understanding of leadership, leadership styles and their impact on the completion of tasks and activities and the skills and competencies a successful leader will require. The module aims to provide a current overview of leadership theory and how this theory links to practice in a workplace environment. The programme will also equip learners with practical leadership competencies. The Programme covers:
- An introduction to Management and Leadership.
- Management v. Leadership.
- Leadership Styles and altering your leadership style.
- Leadership development.
- Cognition, Creative problem solving, interpersonal skills and decision making.
- 360-degree feedback.
- Auditing leadership skills and creating personal development plans.
This distance learning, QQI accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at work, and can gain a nationally accredited Qualification. This course is designed for those working in Large Companies, SMEs or the Public Sector.
By choosing to study this course with CMIT, Students have 24×7 access to CMIT eLearning for the duration of the course. This includes a comprehensive Course Manual, Video, Quizzes and personalised Tutor Support. The course documentation for this QQI certified course is detailed and easy to read. You will also be able to upload assessments online and receive online feedback. You can use the eLearning system from any computer that has internet access.
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
Level 5 Certificate / Leaving Certificate (or equivalent) or relevant life or work experience
As part of the assessment for this course, you will be required to complete a number of practical tasks in an organisational setting. You must be either working or have access to an organisation where you can complete this (this can be on a voluntary basis).
As this NFQ level 6 qualification is delivered through English it is necessary learners will have sufficient written English skills to complete this course.
A basic working knowledge of computers and access to a computer with internet access is required to do the course.
Learners must be a resident of Ireland / based in Ireland.
Topics covered in this course
Unit 1: Management v. Leadership
Management v. Leadership
Altering your leadership style
Unit 2: Leadership Development
Leadership development model
Creative problem solving
Unit 3: Personal Development Plan
Leadership skills audit
How to develop leadership skills
Personal development plan
This QQI Leadership course is assessed through completion of Learner Record of activities undertaken and a Skills Demonstration.
As part of our quality assurance, student assessment work will be marked by an Internal Assessor, then checked by an Internal Verifier and an independent QQI External Authenticator.