How to Become a Better Leader
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How to Become a Better Leader

Improve your skills as a leader so you can get the very best from your team
4.2 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
11 students enrolled
Created by Learn Smart
Last updated 2/2016
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Be a better leader. Students will learn the fundamentals of good leadership, how to apply these in the real world and how to get more out of the teams they lead.
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  • No prerequisites, just passion to improve and develop as an individual.

This course is designed for those who are looking to take their leadership skills to the next level. Maybe you have recently got a promotion and have been tasked with leading a team, maybe you have been doing this for years or maybe you are hoping to move up and take more responsibility in your career. Whatever your situation this leadership course has been designed to give you the tools to critically evaluate your own practices and improve them with real world techniques and examples.

The course is taught by one of our most experienced instructors, Monty Mountford OBE. Monty has over 30 years experience of leadership and management in complex and dynamic environments. He is a former Officer in the British Army and has led teams of 1500 people. He also has attended and graduated form some of the world's leading management and leadership institutes. He has a relaxed but extremely efficient teaching style which gets the message across quickly and with maximum impact. We guarantee you will enjoy this course and your leadership skills will jump to the next level.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is perfect to those who are either new to leadership and management roles or those who are looking to develop as a leader and want to improve the performance of teams that they lead.
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Curriculum For This Course
Chapter 1: Course Introduction and the fundamentals of Leadership
5 Lectures 09:52

An introduction to the course and your Instructor Monty.

Preview 01:38

An overview of some of the common myths of leadership and management.

Preview 00:44

The difference between leadership and management.

Preview 02:31

A look at the myth that leaders are born rather than made.

Preview 02:10

An analysis of what makes a good leader.

Preview 02:49
Chapter 2: Essential Leadership Behaviours and how to Improve Yours
6 Lectures 12:04

An overview of the key traits of being a good leader.

Preview 00:36

How being objective makes you a better leader.

Being Objective

Why self-discipline is important and how you can improve yours.


How being selfless can improve the performance of your team and why its so important.

Being Selfless

How to demonstrate responsibnility and why it's importnat.

Demonstrating Responsibility

Why making descions and making them in time is crucial.

Making Decisions
Chapter 3: Being a Line Manager
6 Lectures 12:15

Overview of the role of a line manager.

Being a Line Manager

Understand what the functions of a line manager are and how they fit in within the stucture of a company.

The Functions of the Line Manager

As a line manager how can you develop the talent within your team.

Developing the Talent in Your Team

How to set appropriate goals and objectives for your team.

Setting Goals and Objectives

How to refine the art of giving feedback even when it can be dififcult.

Giving Honest and Objective Feedback to Your Team

Take your team's performance even further by representing their results and progress to others.

Representing the Talent in Your Team to Others
Chapter 4: Using Leadership to Get the Most out of Your Team
8 Lectures 21:44

How to empower your team to get the best from them.

Empowering your People

Why empowering a team is so important in the modern work enivronment.

The Importance of Empowerment

Why having a diverse team can be a real adavantage in the modern work environment.

Valuing Diversity

How to use diversity as a postive to drive results within a team.

Using Diversity in the Real World

What is perfromance managment and how can it benefit your team.

Performance Management

How to develop and implement a framework for performance management.

Setting a Performance Management Framework

Setting objectives and goals (and explaining the difference between the two) in order to manage team performance.

Objectives Vs Goals

Using a perfromance management framwork in the real world and sum up of what you have learnt.

Using Perfromance Framework in the Real World
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