How to Become a Better Leader

Improve your skills as a leader so you can get the very best from your team
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  • Lectures 25
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • No prerequisites, just passion to improve and develop as an individual.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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.

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.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Chapter 1: Course Introduction and the fundamentals of Leadership

An introduction to the course and your Instructor Monty.


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


The difference between leadership and management.


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


An analysis of what makes a good leader.

Section 2: Chapter 2: Essential Leadership Behaviours and how to Improve Yours

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


How being objective makes you a better leader.


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.


How to demonstrate responsibnility and why it's importnat.


Why making descions and making them in time is crucial.

Section 3: Chapter 3: Being a Line Manager

Overview of the role of a line manager.


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


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


How to set appropriate goals and objectives for your team.


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


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

Section 4: Chapter 4: Using Leadership to Get the Most out of Your Team

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


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


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


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


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


How to develop and implement a framework for performance management.


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


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

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