Leadership and Management Development in Context (7LD02)




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About this Unit

This unit focuses on the distinction between leaders and managers, including how these roles adjust in different contexts. It considers the full range of development interventions to ensure effective impact and how to use learning analytics to capture robust measures that contribute to organisational success. It covers the importance of appraising the complexities of leadership and management development in an international context.

What will you learn

You will cover the differences between leadership and management in different contexts, evaluating the roles of leaders and managers and their typical knowledge, skills and behaviours. You will also critically discuss the merits of adopting strategic approaches to leadership and management development. Understanding of how learning needs analysis impacts programme design decisions and learning interventions will be developed as well as the importance of CPD for leaders and managers. You will compare metrics and evaluation models and how they can be applied, including the role of data and learning analytics to link leadership outcomes. Finally, you will understand how the development of international leaders and managers in a global context affects cultural and geographical boundaries, including issues faced by micro multinationals and SMEs operating globally.

 This module is suitable for persons who:

  • —are experienced people practitioners
  • —are working in a senior people practice role and wish to extend and deepen their skills and understanding to shape strategy, policy and people
  • —wish to shape people practice, creating value for a wider audience
  • —are currently leading and managing people and practice within organisations.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module, learners will be able to:

  • Understand management and leadership within the wider organisational, social, political and cultural context.
  • Understand differences between a range of leadership and management development interventions.
  • Understand the outcomes of leadership and management development programmes.
  • Understand the development of international managers and leaders so that they can operate in a global context.



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