Management & Leadership Foundation Course
The most comprehensive, concise and impactful 6 weeks online course available. 14 CPD Credits & CMI Certificate of Recognition
Mapped to the leadership & management requirements of the UK’s Royal Colleges
Duration: 6 weeks starting immediately
Suitable for: All levels of seniority
Effort: 13 hours of self-paced online learning
Award: 14 CPD Credits & CMI Certificate of Recognition
Accreditors: CMI, FMLM, CPD Certification Service
Content format: Videos with optional reading
Assessment Method: Multiple choice, instant result. Retake if required.
In total there are 16 video courses to watch. This includes 7 CPD accredited courses that require you to complete a multiple choice assessment to confirm your understanding of the topic. A pass mark of 70% is required and this can be re-taken as many times as required. Optional reading and audio book resources are provided to enable you to explore a topic deeper if required. The content of the course is of the highest global standard and has been created by MIT Sloan Management Review. Our learning platform, called Skillsoft Percipio, provides a stunning learning experience.
Key learning areas:
- Leading innovation
- Understanding change
- Leading with strategic thinking
- Building and leading teams
- Building trust
- Leading through change
- Strategic thinking
- Managing virtual teams
On completion of this course, you will receive:
- A certificate stating 14 CPD Credits- Awarded by the CPD Certification Service
- A Certificate of Recognition from the prestigious Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
- Chartered Management Institute Affiliate membership for 1 year
- A digital badge to share on LinkedIn and add to your resume
You will also be awarded the following additional benefits:
- Chartered Management Institute alumni network access for 1 year
- Access to Chartered Management Institute networking and learning events for 1 year
World leading content supported by cutting edge technology. Made for healthcare professionals.
Did you know this course can be covered by the NHS study budget?
The study budget covers:
- Courses and education activities to support you achieving the curriculum
- Courses to help you prepare for postgraduate exams
- Discretionary courses that add value to you individually and support the wider system
To access the study budget you should discuss this with your educational supervisor or line manager. To help you with this process, view our example study budget application letter here.
- For the duration of this course, you will work through the content below to obtain your CPD Credits and CMI Certificate.
- You can track your progress on the platform.
- You can complete the course sooner than 6 weeks if you wish.
Building and Leading Successful teams
No one is an island, and this is particularly true in business. Success is dependent upon skilled, committed individuals coming together to achieve common goals. Building teams is essential to personal and organisational success. Whether your group is permanent or temporary, efficient and effective team leadership is essential.
In this course, you'll learn methods for team building and team leadership. You'll also learn strategies for avoiding and mitigating team dysfunction and conflict. Finally, you'll learn how successfully leading teams is integral in the modern marketplace.
Leading with Values and Ethics
Ethical leadership requires more than just being an ethical person. It requires modelling, embodying, and embracing characteristics such as honesty, integrity, and trust - while also fostering and encouraging positive ethics in those you lead. It sometimes means making hard decisions that still allow you to face yourself in the mirror every morning.
In this course, you'll learn about the different aspects of ethical leading. You'll learn how to communicate expectations for ethical behaviour in the workplace, and how your personal and professional values can guide you to make ethical decisions. You'll also learn how to handle common ethical problems and dilemmas and discover how to make ethics an ongoing part of your work culture.
Leadership Insights on Leading with Executive Presence
Leaders with executive presence can naturally engage and influence others. Discover what executive presence is, how to develop this essential skill, and why getting others to believe in you begins with believing in yourself.
Leadership Insights on Building & Leading Teams
Building and leading an often-disparate group of people is a formidable challenge, but done correctly, teams offer numerous advantages. Find out when and why you need teams, as well as how to develop teams that are highly effective.
Leadership Toolkit: Facilitating a Workshop
Successful leadership in today’s business world requires a multitude of skills and competencies. Among them is the ability to manage diverse teams of individuals with different backgrounds, experiences and expertise. Facilitating effective workshops requires a delicate mix of didactic, proactive leadership and structured interaction that helps teams generate and debate creative, innovative ideas and build strategies for applying them to solve business problems and explore new business opportunities. Effective workshops allow the team to benefit from its members sharing their experiences and expertise.
In this course, you will learn specific techniques and strategies for facilitating a successful workshop, mitigating the challenges of diverse personalities and priorities, and keeping your business team focused and on-task through the use of guidance and structured activities.
Leadership Toolkit: Facilitating a Brainstorming Session
Successful leadership in today’s business world requires a multitude of skills and competencies. Among them is the ability to manager diverse teams of individuals with different backgrounds, experiences and expertise. Facilitating effective brainstorming sessions allows leaders to harness their teams’ creativity to generate a greater quantity and quality of ideas and strategies to spark innovation and provide a wide range of possible solutions to specific business problems. Successful brainstorming sessions provide creative grist for the strategic mill.
In this course, you will learn specific techniques and strategies for facilitating a successful brainstorming session. You’ll also learn about leading your team through productive activities, handling diverse personalities and priorities, and keeping your business team focused and on-task without limiting ideas and innovation.
Leadership Toolkit: Running a Team Debrief
Successful leadership in today’s business world requires a multitude of skills and competencies. Among them is the ability to manage diverse teams of individuals with different backgrounds, experiences and expertise. Running an effective team debrief helps business teams more fully understand both the positive outcomes and shortcomings of team events and what needs to be done to rectify missteps and make similar future events even more successful.
In this course, you will learn specific techniques and strategies for running a successful team debriefing while handling the challenges of diverse personalities and perspectives. You’ll also learn how to keep your business team focused on improving processes, mitigating potential future risks, and finding solutions while avoiding the temptation of assigning blame or abdicating responsibility.
The Characteristics of an Accountable Leader
Leading through Shared Vision
A powerful vision, clearly articulated, motivates people to act and drives business results. In this course, you'll learn how to create and communicate a realistic and actionable vision that inspires commitment from people.
Evaluating Your Management Style
The Adaptive Leader: Be an Iceberg
When you’re deep in a situation, you’re an actor in a play. Step outside and watch the play. Turn it into learning. Shift your mindset. Imagine you’re an iceberg. Look at yourself under the water. Then lower the water line so others can see you there and adapt with you.
The Collaborative Leader
In today's business world, working together is key to success. In this course, you'll learn how to lead collaboratively, improve collaboration in your team, and reach across boundaries to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.
Leading through Problem Solving and Decision Making
The hallmark of leadership is being able to work through problems and make tough decisions using the skills and experience of your team. In this course, you'll learn how to use a three-stage approach to engage your team in this effort.
Leadership Insights on Leading Diversity
Diversity is good for business. It drives innovation and delivers results that create a competitive advantage. But to do all this, diversity has to be more than a compliance checklist. Leaders must put a premium on values and individuality.
Leadership Insights on Judgment and Decisiveness
Good decision making is about knowing which decision style to use, how to assess risk most effectively, and taking the path with the greatest value—and then communicating that decision the right way. Make decisions that make a difference!
Leading with Judgment and Decisiveness
Judgment and decisiveness enable leaders to make the right decisions, even when circumstances are challenging. In this course, you'll learn skills to help you make and execute decisions more effectively, by yourself and with your team.
Accountability is about taking ownership of your own actions, behaviours, and decision-making. In today's large, often massive organisations, it can be tempting to pass the buck and duck responsibility. An accountable leader, on the other hand, is one that says and does what they say they will, ensuring accountability to their team and the organisation.
In this course, you'll learn about building accountability in your teams, demonstrating your own willingness to be accountable especially when things go wrong, and fostering an environment of accountability in those you work with.
Leadership Insights on Being Accountable
The accountable leader lets go of responsibility and delegates effectively. Learn about the five key levels of accountability, holding individuals accountable to the team, and overcoming obstacles to cultivate a culture of accountability.
Expert Insights on Networking & Building Relationships
There’s a lot of talk about the significance of networking. And while we may think we know what it is and how to do it, there is an art to building and sustaining these important relationships. It’s time to unleash your hidden talent.
Building Your Professional Network
When you're serious about advancing your career, you need to build strong professional relationships and maintain an effective network of contacts.
Whether it's for executive networking or general business networking, this course covers the essential communication and professional networking skills needed to establish a solid network. It includes strategies for building rapport with new contacts during networking opportunities and covers best practices for maintaining your network so that business contacts can help you achieve your career goals.
Leadership Insights on Networking with your Peers
Rome wasn’t built in a day, nor by one person. To attain excellence, you need a network. Start by reaching out to people who are not like you and extend a sincere offer to help. Improve your networking skills with these essential tips.
Networking to Improve Leadership Effectiveness
It's not all about who you know, but some of it is. Just as having a strong team is key to leadership success, so is proper networking. As a leader, it’s important to develop and maintain your own effective networks. It's also in your best interest to mentor and encourage your team as they develop their own.
In this course, you’ll learn how professional networking can improve your effectiveness as a leader. You’ll also learn how to assess your business networking efforts and utilize them to ensure they’re working for you. Finally, you’ll learn about the types of social skills needed for executive networking and how to establish a network identity and ensure its authenticity.
A truck driver on a Formula One team had an idea that led to their winning the French Grand Prix, despite obstacles that leaders first put in his way. We must recognise that every employee has huge potential. The leader’s job is to unleash that potential.
MIT Sloan Management Review on New Leader Transitions
How do you transition into an effective leader? How do you overcome the struggles that come with change?
In this collection of articles, you'll learn:
• more about what it takes to become an effective leader
• the importance of collaboration
• the importance of lifelong learning
• how corporate culture will evolve
• what makes working remotely a viable option
• how to adjust a rapidly changing business landscape
All the Leader You Can Be: The Science of Achieving Extraordinary Executive Presence
The book that cracks the code on executive presence: what it is, why it matters, and how you can achieve it.
MIT Sloan Management Review on The Adaptive Leader
How do you lead your company in times of change? What can your company do to keep up with rapid technological advancements? Are you prepared for a digitized age, able to respond quickly and flexibly?
MIT Sloan Management Review Article on Looking for Opportunity in the Midst of Crisis
Executive Presence: The Art of Commanding Respect like a CEO, Second Edition
MIT Sloan Management Review on Leader as Motivator
The Accountable Leader: Developing Effective Leadership Through Managerial Accountability
From Bud to Boss: Secrets to a Successful Transition to Remarkable Leadership
Strategic Connections: The New Face of Networking in a Collaborative World
The Courage Way: Leading and Living with Integrity
Executive Presence: The Art of Commanding Respect Like a CEO
What people say
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