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Introduction to management and leadership

This unit develops a personal development plan covering the foundation capabilities for those wishing to lead others.

Are leaders born or made? What are the core competencies of an effective leader today?

Study Unit Code: 5020V1

Study Unit Group: C

Study Unit Credits: 7


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Assignment Summary

Explain how management, leadership and people development are central to organisational success. You should cover how managers identify key stakeholders and what information they require in order to establish progress against company targets. Lastly, describe an effective recruitment performance measurements and team management structure.

Upon completion of this CMI unit you will be able to:

  • Understand the purpose of a personal development plan
  • Be able to construct a personal development plan
  • Understand data and information, and their use in meeting stakeholders’ needs
  • Be able to develop a plan that meets a stakeholder needs
  • Understand the selection processes, performance development and team welfare

  • Course Materials

    All of the below are techniques related to the Study Unit and can be read, applied and referenced in completion of the Study Unit.

    Learning Organisation Human Resource Based Theories of Strategy Theory Z Employee-centred Leadership Style Knowledge Management Innovation Management Change Management Management By Objectives Performance Appraisal Long Range Planning Horizon Business Intelligence Stakeholder Analysis and Management Insourcing Competitive Strategy Five Forces Analysis / Framework Relationship Models Relationship Selling Job Evaluation Holland Typology Scientific Management Job Enrichment Mentoring Pay-For-Performance Hierarchy of Needs Motivator-Hygiene Theory Theory X and Theory Y Employee Engagement Expectancy Theory Outsourcing ERG Theory Backsourcing Locus of Control Key Performance Indicators

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