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Management and Leadership

Ulster University
Access and Distributed Learning
Contact Provider
Managers/leaders in a range of organisations (e.g. social enterprises, business, SMEs)
University of Ulster, Coleraine, BT52 1SA, County Londonderry, United Kingdom

Management and leadership skills are a national priority, critical in supporting the economic recovery of our nation. It is argued that the future prosperity of advanced economies depends on the ability of their organisations to fully understand what makes their leaders and managers effective and how they might try to develop leadership skills and talents. Yet, the role of leaders and managers has never been more challenging. This course is designed to develop knowledge and understanding not only of the theories and principles of management and leadership, but the current issues and challenges for organisations. Practical insights from business leaders will provide positive role models and assist students in developing and refining their management and leadership skills.

This course should be of interest to any individuals/businesses seeking to develop management and leadership skills and is relevant to managers/leaders in a range of organisations (e.g. social enterprises, business, SMEs). This course can offer participants exemptions from part of the Chartered Management Institute Level 7 Management and Leadership qualification.

Entry Requirements: Any undergraduate degree

Applicants should meet the general English language entry requirement of a minimum of IELTS equivalent 6.0 (with no contributing band of less than 5.5).

Start Date: 5 October 2015

Delivery:  This course requires attendance on three consecutive days from 9.30am – 4.30pm on 5, 6 and 7 October 2015 (dates to be confirmed). Additional individual sessions are available for participants wishing to avail of further support for the completion of assessments.

Assessment:  100% Coursework – (1) Leadership Challenge exploring a contemporary leadership problem in a specific industry or organisational context - Presentation (40%) and 1500 word Position Paper (20%)  and (2) Personal and Professional Reflection (in video or written format) including understanding of leadership style, identification of any skills gap and a professional development plan (40%).

Location: Coleraine Campus

Credits: 15

Cost: £457.80

Cost applicable for UK/EU applicants only. Applicants resident outside of UK/EU should contact [email protected] for a quotation in relation to the cost of the course.

This course is part of a framework of postgraduate professional development opportunities. If you wish, you can study a range of short courses over a period of time and build credit towards the Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development. Once you have successfully completed a combination of short courses worth 60 credits in total, you will be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development. Full details of available courses can be found at

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