Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Learn the basics of leadership theory

On this leadership course, you will be introduced to the theoretical underpinnings of leadership, different styles of leadership and their respective strengths and weaknesses.

You will have the opportunity to learn the differences between management and leadership and will investigate in detail the ethical issues that surround the issue of leadership.

What topics will you cover?

  • The fundamentals of leadership: what is the evolutionary process of leadership theories?
  • What are the major conclusions of the trait theories?
  • The skills approach to leadership
  • What are the major conclusions of the behavioural theories?
  • Identifying the major components of the contingency theories
  • Transactional and transformational leadership

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is for experienced professionals looking to understand how a modern business succeeds through leadership, culture, decision-making and change management.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry