Course Structure

Course structure

To gain the Professional Certificate in Workplace Leadership you must complete 25 points comprised of:

  • Two core subjects.
Foundations of leadership12.5

Foundations of leadership

In Foundations of Leadership, you will learn and apply core knowledge, skills and tools needed to be effective organisational leaders. This subject investigates what leadership is, why it is important and analyses the factors that impact upon workplace leadership and the impacts leadership has in an organisational context. This subject will begin by focusing on leadership of self, and the role of leadership in contemporary organisations. You will undertake diagnostic assessment and reflective exercises to gain insights into their leadership values, strengths and weaknesses and use these to create a personal leadership development plan.

Detailed Information MGMT90232
Type Core
Leadership in Practice12.5

Leadership in Practice

Following the Foundations of Leadership subject, in Leadership in Practice, you will extend their development by learning and applying more advanced knowledge and skills in order to exercise and foster leadership within more complex organisational environments and systems. Drawing on theories and empirical evidence, you will devise a plan to overcome a complex personal leadership conundrum. You will also undertake more complex collaborative leadership challenges, in order to develop their critical analysis and strategic thinking, decision-making, coaching and supporting skills.

Detailed Information MGMT90233


The estimated hours required for each subject is between 15 -19 hours per week and includes independent study, but this varies for each student and depends on your task management and planning, familiarity with the material, reading style and speed.

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