|Course at QLS||level 4|
|Endorsement||Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme|
|Study Method||Distance Learning|
|Course Duration||400 Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
At the heart of every successful business and organisation lies a team of outstanding and capable managers. No business can succeed or even survive where leadership is lacklustre and management substandard. The workforce may represent the lifeblood that keeps a business running, but it is the management team that drives, controls and optimises everything the workforce does. Just as world-class leadership can propel a brand to incredible heights, poor management largely guarantees failure. With no margin for error, business owners are often unwilling to take chances on candidates without impressive and recognised management credentials.
This outstanding diploma of management online, has been designed for those looking to enhance existing careers, or take their first steps into supervisory positions. With no specific experience or knowledge required, nine intensive modules gradually introduce the core qualities and responsibilities of the contemporary business manager. Diploma in management distance learning, begins by outlining what it takes to become an effective leader from a modern corporate perspective, before investigating a variety of continuous-improvement techniques. Candidates explore the importance of flawless time management, conflict-resolution skills and workload-balancing, followed by an overview of essential project management skills and effective business risk management.
Ultimately, successful candidates will benefit from the specialist knowledge and insights required to pursue high-level supervisory and management positions in any business sector
This diploma in management online, is delivered over nine intensive modules:
Module 1 - Understanding Management and Leadership
The introductory course module sets out to define leadership from a modern business perspective, outlining and exploring the key differences between management and leadership. Candidates are provided with a detailed breakdown of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats matrix (SWOT Analysis), along with an introduction to a variety of common leadership challenges/limitations.
Module 2 - Improving Management and leadership Performance
Course Module 2 focuses on effective and workable strategies for improving performance as a manager, discussing the key steps in creating a personal vision and the potential value/benefits of collaborating on shared vision. Candidates also explore a variety of strategies for working with mental models.
Module 3 - Managing Resources
Resource management follows as the primary core focus in Module 3, providing candidates with both the definition of the term and how effective resource management can benefit the modern business. Along with the core elements of effective resource management processes, candidates discuss several common challenges related to resource management.
Module 4 - Managing Change
The concept of change is discussed at length in the fourth module, which focuses specifically on why change matters in a business setting and the importance of approaching change with a proactive attitude. The core elements of The Change Cycle are dissected and investigated in detail, along with the value of ongoing change management and coping with the pace of change.
Module 5 - Managing Time
Time-management enters the conversation in Module 5, guiding candidates through a series of techniques for more effectively prioritising time and managing workloads. Course content introduces setting goals in accordance with the SPIRIT model – Specific, Prizes, Individuals, Review, Inspiring, Time-Bound – along with important planning tools and how to use batching techniques.
Module 6 - Managing Conflict
Course Module 6 turns attention to conflict management, exploring causes of conflict and how confrontation can be beneficial when approached and managed appropriately. Candidates discover how to prevent conflicts from becoming problematic, along with key assertive guidelines, strategies for managing anger, dealing with negative feelings and more.
Module 7 - Managing Meetings and Giving Feedback
The following module introduces professional meeting-management, guiding candidates through the various stages in planning, chairing and evaluating meetings. The value of providing regular and honest feedback is explored, along with the roles both meetings and feedback play in enhancing workforce potential and driving business interests.
Module 8 - Principles of Project Management
Course Module 8 takes an in-depth look at the principles of project management, exploring both the role and the responsibilities of the professional project manager. Key subtopics introduced include establishing project goals, developing teams, essential project planning tools, common reasons for project failure, how project benefits business interests, a full breakdown of the project management lifecycle and the eight integral aspects of a business project.
Module 9 - Risk Management
In the closing course module, effective risk-management strategies enter the discussion, along with an outline of the importance of precise and consistent risk-control. The various types of business risk management are explored, along with the advantages of efficient risk management and the ‘Four Ts’ approach – Transferring Risk, Tolerating Risk, Treating Risk and Terminating Risk.
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £36
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.