Understanding Leadership and Management

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What is the Understanding Leadership and Management online short course?

It takes a special kind of person to be a good leader and manager. If you think that you could fulfil this sort of role, then what are you waiting for? This course will delve into some of the key leadership styles, and will help you to consider how your EYFS setting supports respect and communication between staff members, parents and children.

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Understanding Leadership and Management

There is a clear difference between a "leader" and a "manager". This course will teach you the differences in both and when it is best to implement your knowledge of different styles.

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Course Code EC112467
Course type Online Course
Course Access 1 Year
Processor 1 gigahertz (GHz)
Operating Systems Windows 7,Windows 8,Windows 10,iOS
Browsers Internet Explorer 8 or above,Google Chrome,Safari 8,Mozilla Firefox
Compatibility Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android

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Who is it for

Is the Understanding Leadership and Management online short course right for me?

Don’t worry - you don’t have to already be working in a managerial role to be able to complete this course. Any Childcare Practitioner that feels they could be up to the leadership challenge would benefit from signing up to this course, which is made up of a variety of learning resources that will hold your attention and help you to reach managerial level. It is also ideal for those already working as a leader within an early years setting.


How will I advance my career with an Understanding Leadership and Management online short course? ­

Our exciting introductory course will help you to gain valuable insight into the job roles that you could be aspiring to, and how to attain them. Aim high and take a look at some of the qualities that you need to be a great leader.

Why study with us

Why study the Understanding Leadership and Management online short course with e-Careers?

  • Work through the course at your own pace, and when it is convenient for you to do so. All material you require to pass the unit is available online, no matter what time of day or night you choose to sit down and study.
  • Customer support is available if you have issues using the courseware at any point.
  • Clear and concise lessons and tutorials to ensure knowledge is broad and helpful.
  • Extended reading and independent learning also available, to help you read around the subject area with ease.
  • Variety of media, including presentations tutorials, videos, downloadable tasks and good practice examples ensure you can gain the knowledge they need, regardless of your learning style.
  • Finish the lesson with a 10-question multiple choice test, to confirm your new-found knowledge.
  • Add a knowledge of leadership skills to your CV to boost employment prospects.
  • Pick up some key information that can help you become the leader or manager that you aspire to be!

Course Details

What does the Understanding Leadership and Management online course cover?

During this online course you will:

  • Explore the roles of a leader and manager, and consider what sort of leader you may wish to become. Recognise some of the key qualities that would benefit someone who takes a higher level role.
  • Consider the various leadership styles that exist in the workplace, including the types of leader that may work within your organisation at the moment. Understand the need for flexible leadership, adopting certain styles to suit different situations.
  • Understand why it’s important to support leaders, and why communication is a key aspect of the decision-making process.
  • Gain insight into what a leader needs to do if there’s conflict, and how they can resolve the situation to ensure the best outcome is achieved.
  • Learn how to set objectives so that both the work environment, and the individuals who work there, can grow and develop professionally.

This learning programme is CACHE endorsed through Laser Learning, an official e-Careers partner.

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