This course outlines numerous leadership styles, providing you with all the knowledge and resources required to identify the style which is most suitable for yourself as a leader. The course will also discuss the various definitions of leadership, different leadership roles, tips and techniques. Furthermore, the differences between managerial roles and leadership as a concept will be discussed in depth.
A leadershipstyle is a narrow and specific behaviour compared to a model or philosophy. Leadership style may be strongly influenced by the leader's personality, the aims of the leader, and relationship with followers. A style is a description of a leader's behaviours, and may also be like a tool in the leadership models toolkit.
Tips and techniques to improve leadership skills and develop an understanding of effective leadership style.
Leadership development tips and techniques, plus free online materials for organisational and personal development. Tips for business training in management, sales, marketing, project management, communication, leadership, time management and team building and motivation.
An orchestra conductor faces the ultimate leadership challenge: creating perfect harmony without saying a word. In this TED talk, Israeli conductor and business consultant Itay Talgam demonstrates the unique styles of six great 20th-century musical conductors, illustrating crucial lessons for all leaders, in both business and life.
There are many leadership programs available today, but chances are, these won't help. In this talk, business consultant Roselinde Torres describes 25 years observing truly great leaders at work, and shares three simple but crucial questions would-be company chiefs need to ask in order to thrive.
Leadership and Management - (3)
Leadership is more about change, inspiration, setting the purpose and direction, and building the enthusiasm, unity and 'staying-power' for the journey ahead. Management is less about change, and more about stability and making the best use of resources to get things done.
From entrepreneurs and start-ups, to experienced businesspeople - individuals always mistake leadership for management. This can be harmful to your results - watch this video from the Big Think to find out why, and how to remedy this.
Professor of Leadership at the Harvard Business School, John Kotter points out that in today's business world there is too much management and not enough leadership. Both are incredibly important, but in a rapidly changing world, great leadership is invaluable. He argues that if organizations do not recognize this fact, they risk sinking into complacency and achieving little.
End of Course Quiz - (2)
An end of course quiz to test your progress throughout the Leadership Styles course. If you are interested in taking your leadership and management knowledge into an internationally-recognised qualification, visit our partner Accipio's site here.