Queen Mary University of London
Leadership Out of the Box Specialization
Queen Mary University of London

Leadership Out of the Box Specialization

Become the leader you aspire to be. Launch yourself forward in your leadership career.

Taught in English

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Dr Nigel Spencer
Arun Singh
Mike Mister

Instructors: Dr Nigel Spencer

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Specialization - 4 course series

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2 months at 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • To use frameworks and models to make sense of your current work context.

  • The importance of self awareness in the leader.

  • To go beyond managing into a proactive stance that will take your organisation forward.

  • How to lead your boss.

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Advanced level

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2 months at 10 hours a week
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Specialization - 4 course series

Getting Started with Leadership

Course 124 hours4.7 (51 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • To understand what leadership is, how to navigate the context they lead within, and how to manage their time as a leader.

  • To identify current key stakeholders and their relative importance

  • The difference between managing and leading and how these conflate in today's professional environment

  • The essence of credibility

Skills you'll gain

Category: Stakeholder Management
Category: Time management
Category: Organizational Structure
Category: Leadership And Management
Category: Influencing

Stepping Up: Preparing Yourself for Leadership

Course 218 hours5.0 (19 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • How to increase your emotional intelligence as a leader, manage conflict, and how to increase your influence and authority.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Motivation
Category: Emotional Intelligence
Category: Conflict Management
Category: Leadership And Management
Category: Influencing

Stepping Up: Leading Others

Course 319 hours4.2 (19 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • How to lead teams, coach and develop others, and build team culture.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Coaching
Category: Conflict Management
Category: Team Management
Category: Cross-Cultural Communication
Category: Leadership And Management

Influencing the Organisation

Course 422 hours4.6 (10 ratings)

What you'll learn

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Dr Nigel Spencer
Queen Mary University of London
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