|Course Level||Level 4|
|Endorsed By||Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards|
|Study Method||Online Learning|
|Course Duration||260 Hours Approx.|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
If you’re ready to take that next big step in your career journey, we’re standing by to show you the way! Study Cert 4 Leadership and Management with Oxford Home Study Centre, for the opportunity to improve your career prospects for life. This exclusive Level 4 Management and Leadership Diploma provides an in-depth introduction to the art of effective leadership and workforce motivation. Study the qualities and characteristics of inspiring leadership figures, how to get the best out of every member of the team and optimizing workforce performance by setting a positive example. Take your time management and general performance management skills to the next level, under the watch of your personally assigned tutor from start to finish. With this advanced Certificate IV in Frontline Management, your career in high level leadership starts right here, right now!
Why Study Management and Leadership?
The appeal of studying for a Level 4 Management and Leadership Diploma lies primarily in the incredible career opportunities that follow. If you have the drive, desire and determination to succeed, this advanced leadership course could take you the rest of the way. Contrary to popular belief, people don’t simply ‘fall’ into high-profile leadership positions by accident. If your goal is to reach the very top of the ladder, you need to make it happen. Boosting your CV with an endorsed Level 4 Management and Leadership Diploma will help demonstrate your commitment and your potential to prospective employers. Whether new to leadership or ready to take your current role to the next level, our flexible distance learning programmes have you and your career covered!
All courses from Oxford Home Study Centre are created exclusively for distance learning by experienced academics. This advanced Level 4 Management and Leadership Diploma is delivered over a series of eight inspiring modules, each of which concludes with an online assessment your assigned tutor will return with helpful feedback:
Module 1 – Understanding Management and Leadership
The first module helps candidates draw distinct lines between management and leadership, while at the same time understanding the important connections between the two. The differences and similarities between management and leadership are discussed, alongside an introduction to the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats matrix – aka SWOT analysis.
Module 2 – Improving Management and Leadership Performance
Learners are then introduced to a series of helpful tools, tips and strategies for continuous improvement as a management or leadership figure. Candidates learn how to accurately and objectively assess their own performance, establish realistic professional goals and create a personal vision statement.
Module 3 – Developing a High-Performing Team
The benefits and characteristics of high-performing teams are introduced and explored in the third module. The potential benefits and disadvantages of team-based work are also discussed, along with the intricacies of developing high-performing teams and the key to encouraging effective and efficient teamwork in the workplace.
Module 4 - Motivating Employees
Module four brings motivational theory into discussion, examining the correlation between workforce motivation and wider business performance. Incentivisation and other essential motivational tools/strategies are discussed, along with problems associated with workforce demotivation and its potential implications for the business.
Module 5 - Communication Skills
The art of effective communication is explored in module five, along with the role communication plays in management and leadership. Candidates are presented with several common barriers to effective communication in the workplace, along with the importance of developing active listening skills and more.
Module 6 - Managing Meetings and Giving Feedback
Several examples of typical group meetings and individual meetings are presented in the sixth module, along with their functions and objectives respectively. Candidates learn how to gather and present constructive feedback, organize effective employee performance evaluations and generally lead important meetings with confidence.
Module 7 - Managing Change
An introduction to the concept of change management follows in module seven, which focuses on the potential benefits of change and its inevitability. A detailed breakdown of the Change Cycle is presented, along with the business-wide benefits of adopting a positive and proactive stance to change management.
Module 8 - Managing Time
Bringing the course to a close, the eighth module seeks to help candidates improve their time management skills – both at work and outside the office. The potential consequences of procrastination are discussed, along with the various factors that can trigger procrastination and how to improve time management using the SPIRIT model – Specific, Prizes, Individuals, Review, Inspiring, Time-Bound.
Paying in Instalments: £540(interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £36
Pay in Full: (£100 Discount) £440
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 4 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.
To study for an endorsed Level 4 Management and Leadership Diploma is to broaden and improve your career prospects for life. It’s worth remembering that the overwhelming majority of organizations worldwide rely on managers and leadership personnel at a variety of levels. The teachings of this exclusive course have enormous practical value in almost any business environment in any contemporary sector. Whether exploring leadership for the first time or pursuing promotion, this Level 4 Management and Leadership Diploma could help you take that next big step. Typical salaries in entry-level leadership positions come in at around the £20,000 mark, with no upper-limits for more experienced candidates.