- Course Code: UKVC18PRA
- Location: Online
- Duration: 0.75 hours
- Cost: £49.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: 12 months
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All modern browsers and devices
Practical Leadership Skills Certificate
The success of your company depends entirely on your ability to lead a team. Without effective leadership, companies soon fail. It is important to be there, to guide your staff, to provide advice and to make crucial business decisions with very little notice.
Those who are unable to learn the skills that they need in order to effectively lead, may find themselves quickly out of a job. Even in a best-case scenario, being an ineffective leader can cause a lot of stress and unhappiness. Thankfully, leadership is not an innate quality. The skills that you need for effective leadership are easy to acquire, as long as you are eager to put in the time and effort.
This course goes into detail about the practical skills that you need for effective leadership.
It begins by diving into the general styles of leadership, giving you the tools that you need in order to identify your own style and make adjustments accordingly.
Next, we discuss the best strategies that you can use in order to motivate your staff.
Delegation and coaching techniques are covered next, ensuring that all the skills that you need for effective leadership are covered as thoroughly as possible.
You will Learn:
- The differences between directive, transformational and participative leadership
- The drawbacks and benefits of each style discussed
- Why motivation is such an important tool to use with your team
- The importance of delegation
- Why coaching is also an important skill to learn
Benefits of Taking this Course
- Learning the three primary strategies that you can use in order to motivate your staff
- Understanding why it is important to share corporate information with your staff
- Learning how to share your enthusiasm with your team and the benefits of doing so
- Understanding the value of delegation and when you need to put it into practice
- Learning how and when to most effectively coach your team members
Who can take the Practical Leadership Skills Certificate course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 1 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 1 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 1 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Practical Leadership Skills Certificate course?We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.