Digital Leadership & Management

In this course, you will expand your leadership skills, learn a comprehensive approach to managing people, talent and performance within organisations and analyse essential leadership questions to help guide successful teams. These are critical skills to possess when pursuing and maximising your effectiveness in a managerial role in any industry.

Certification:
Digital Skills Academy
Course Starts:
December 4, 2017
Course Ends:
January 19, 2018
Registration Closes:
November 27, 2017
Duration:
7 weeks plus final assessment
Effort Per Week:
8 hours
Delivery Mode:
Online
Category:
Digital Business
Single Payment:
Total fees
Two Instalments:
On purchase
After 5 weeks
Total fees

Course Introduction

Taught by an industry expert lecturer, the course focuses on the relationship between talent management, organisational design and management, business strategy and performance.

You will focus on management best practices such as building and managing teams, assessing risk, and understanding the impact of macro and microenvironments. You will also be introduced to topics such as strategic leadership, change management, motivation & decision-making, operations management and entrepreneurial leadership.

Through Digital Skills Academy’s experiential learning approach, you’ll have an opportunity to apply and embed your new skills whilst on the course.

How Will This Course Help To Advance Your Career

Whether you’re taking on a new managerial role or leading a team on a specific project, developing the right toolkit of leadership and management skills underpins successful business strategies and drives company growth. This course is for participants looking to learn how to effectively manage international talent pools and gain management best practices immediately applicable within their business environment.

On completion of this course, you will have covered:

  • How to develop a quality business plan for your organisation
  • The importance of Organisational Knowledge Management to an organisation
  • How to build and appraise the performance of a quality team
  • The decision-making process and the impact of motivation
  • Change management and the importance of company culture
  • The importance of operations management to the running of an efficient and effective organisation
  • The ability to ask the correct leadership questions of yourself to help build effective team working towards shared goals.
  • The ability to analyse the external environment so that you can make the necessary strategic decisions for the continued growth of an organisation.

On completion of this course, you will have created the following assets:

  • A toolkit for ongoing education within the leadership & management space
  • A research piece into a company of your choosing

As part of our application process, you will take a simple, online suitability assessment for your chosen course. Based on your answers, this will confirm that you have the skills and experience required for a successful outcome.

8 hours (comprising a weekly average of 4 taught hours plus 4 additional hours on average for self-study, research and group work)

You will be given a number of course-specific assignments that both reinforce the learning and give you work-based experience of applying your new skills. All assignments are subject to a rigorous assessment framework. Assessments for this specific course will include a weekly quiz and a research piece into a company of your choosing.

Key Benefits Of Online Short Courses

Learn Through Work-Based Experience

You’ll be working on assignments and projects, including the development of your own web service, that present work-based strategic business challenges and demanding customer requirements.

Build A Compelling Portfolio

Whether you’re looking to accelerate your career or perhaps preparing for your next career move, you’ll complete the course with a cutting-edge portfolio to help you reach your career aspirations.

Reinforce The Learning

Our Live Syncs and Mentoring sessions enable you to tap into the knowledge of our lecturers in real-time and support your development of invaluable group-working skills.

Learn From The Experts

All Digital Skills Academy lecturers blend academic excellence with professional experience. Their knowledge and skills have been applied and stress-tested over many years in the real world.

Enjoy The Learning Experience

Digital Skills Academy short courses are based on a proven, flexible learning methodology. You’ll be able to access your courses anytime, anywhere, with a computer, tablet or smartphone. 

Peer Learning

You’ll be part of an online international community of fellow working professionals. You’ll benefit from the advice, support, insights and experiences shared by your peers from across the globe.

Who Our Participants Work For
Participants represent a significant cross-section of global brands from a wide mix of industries, including the following:

What Our Participants Say About Digital Skills Academy Programmes

“I believe the course teaches you to be adaptable and prepares you for real-world situations and experiences.” – Filch O'Neill, Digital Skills Academy Participant

Frequently Asked Questions

Are any extra resources needed to complete this course?

All the resources you require will be provided within this course and extra web-based resources will be highlighted so that you can stay abreast of changes in the field of leadership & management.

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