What is the difference between management and leadership? What is your potential and how can you build a personal managerial and leadership style?

If you want to make a career in management and improve your management skills and knowledge, consider joining the free online course “Management and Leadership: Growing as a Manager”. This training is offered by The Open University and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Explore the foundations of successful management and learn how to be an inspiring leader.

About the course

This course is part of the Management and Leadership programme, which will enable you to earn a CMI Level 5 Award - the first step to Chartered Manager status. The course will provide an introduction to the foundation skills and knowledge that you need to become a manager.

The course is designed for new or aspiring managers, who wish to supplement their experience with formal training and begin thinking about their continuing professional development. Understand the foundations of management and leadership.

Enrolling will give you the opportunity to learn from both academic experts and experienced practitioners who have achieved the CMI’s prestigious Chartered Manager status.

What you’ll learn:

  • define the concepts of management and leadership
  • evaluate different management and learning styles
  • recognise the need for and importance of data as evidence in good decision making
  • define the term “stakeholders” and explain why they’re important
  • begin the on-going process of personal development planning

About the instructor

Angela Lilley works for the Open University Business School as an Open Media Fellow. She is carrying out her Doctoral research in Business Skills online. She is also an Associate Lecturer.  Angela Lilley has an MBA and a Master's in Online Learning.

Starting date: 27 June 2016

Duration: 4 weeks

Language: English

Institution: The Open University

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