|Course Level||level 3|
|Awarding Body||ABC Awards|
|Study Method||Distance Learning|
|Course Duration||200 Recommended Study Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
To step from a standard team member position into a management role is perhaps the most important and life-changing of all career transitions. Taking charge of a working team or project of any size has the potential to be both challenging and rewarding in equal measures. Managers of the highest calibre are in constant demand across most contemporary sectors. Long-term career prospects for those with the relevant skills and qualities are literally limitless. However, this uniquely beneficial step up the career ladder is also the largest and the most difficult to make. Standing out as a future management prospect takes not only dedication, but a strong understanding of what it is that makes a world-class leader.
This online management certificate, has been designed for those pursuing life-changing career advancement. From enhancing existing positions to seeking new roles in any modern industry, long-term prospects are truly extraordinary. A series of eight intensive units gradually introduce the role of the contemporary manager, along with how management differs from leadership and the core values of both. Course content on thisonline management course, explores change management, strategic planning, professional approaches to time management, dealing with stress in a supervisory position, the importance of proactive feedback provision, the fundamentals of effective meeting management and how to strive for continuous personal improvement as a manager.
Successful candidates will have the option of pursuing supervisory job roles, or furthering their study of contemporary management at a higher level.
This management certificate online, is delivered over eight in-depth modules:
Module 1 - Understanding Management and Leadership
The course begins with an in-depth discussion of leadership and management, guiding candidates through the core traits/specifics of each and their fundamental differences. Leadership challenges from the perspective of the manager are introduced and explored, along with the role and value of SWOT Analysis – aka the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats matrix.
Module 2 - Improving Management and leadership Performance
Course Module 2 brings leadership-performance management and a variety of management-improvement topics into consideration. Candidates explore shared vision phases, the creation of personal vision as a manager and how to both develop and work with effective mental models.
Module 3 - Change Management
The following module brings change management into the discussion – specifically focusing on the relevance and potential value of change from a modern management perspective. Potential/effective responses to change are explored, along with a series of change management challenges and the core fundamentals of proactive change management strategies.
Module 4 - Time Management
Strategic time management follows as the primary focus of Module 4, outlining the true value of time in a working setting and the consequences/cost of poorly-utilised time. Candidates explore a number of techniques and strategies for better-managing time, along with the importance of positively influencing the time management of others within the team or office.
Module 5 - Managing Relationships
An introduction to managing relationships follows in Module 5, which incorporates an exploration of key stress-management insights. Along with studying various techniques for remaining calm when faced with difficult situations, candidates explore efficient problem solving and the core elements of the relationship cycle.
Module 6 - Strategic Planning
The importance of planning is outlined and discussed in Module 6, guiding candidates through the fundamentals of strategic planning in order to accomplish both short and long-term goals. Course content introduces the concept of the delegation model, along with effective role/duty delegation techniques and further discussion of SWOT analysis.
Module 7 - Giving Effective Feedback
Course Module 7 centres on producing and giving effective feedback for the benefit of the workforce and the business alike. An overview of the ‘Seven Cs of Effective Communication’ is provided – Clarity, Conciseness, Concreteness, Correctness, Coherence, Completeness and Courteousness – along with the most effective techniques for delivering and discussing feedback.
Module 8 - Meeting Management
In the closing course module, focus shifts to the organisation and management of meetings, breaking the planning and chairing processes down into their respective key stages. The purpose and value of the professional meeting is explored in-depth, along with the importance of ongoing personal development and self-improvement.
Paying in Instalments: £385(Interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £25
Pay in Full: (£75 Discount) £310
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementfrom ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oxford home study centre has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Oxford home study centre to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.