About this Course

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Learner Career Outcomes

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Approx. 20 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Decision-MakingLeadershipManagementPerformance Management

Learner Career Outcomes

29%

started a new career after completing these courses

33%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

11%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 20 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Offered by

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University of London

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Birkbeck, University of London

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 15 min), 2 readings
2 videos
Introduction part 27m
2 readings
Introductory Readings40m
Optional Viewing20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Interviews

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 36 min), 1 reading, 6 quizzes
5 videos
The structured interview7m
The unstructured interview8m
Alternative to Interviews: tests and assessment centres5m
Other Varieties: Panels, Boards, telephone and virtual interviews7m
1 reading
Recommended Readings40m
6 practice exercises
Session Quiz4m
Session Quiz4m
Session Quiz4m
Session Quiz4m
Session Quiz4m
Final Assessment40m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Leadership and Decision making

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 48 min), 3 readings, 6 quizzes
6 videos
Leadership session 27m
Components of choice9m
Expected utility theory7m
How we actually make choices8m
How to improve decision making9m
3 readings
A review of Leadership Theory and Competency Frameworks30m
How can decision making be improved?20m
Further readings2h
6 practice exercises
Session Quiz4m
Session quiz4m
Session quiz4m
Session quiz4m
Session quiz4m
Assessment for Leadership & Decision Making40m
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Performance Management

6 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 37 min), 8 readings, 7 quizzes
5 videos
The Performance Management cycle8m
Performance Appraisal7m
Ways to evaluate individual performance8m
Designing a Performance Management system4m
8 readings
Appraisal of performance and potential30m
Performance management and appraisal30m
PowerPoint Slides10m
SMART Goals- practice sheet10m
PowerPoint slides20m
PowerPoint Slides20m
PowerPoint Slides20m
PowerPoint Slides10m
6 practice exercises
Session Quiz4m
Session Quiz4m
Session Quiz4m
Session Quiz4m
Session Quiz4m
Performance Management40m

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