(Short Course) Future Leaders

Course details

  • Duration 16 weeks
  • Location Online
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Why choose this course?

Our Future Leaders short course is the ultimate guide to successful leadership, cultivating confidence and strengthening the skills needed to lead.

Whether you’re just starting out in your professional career or you want to access the next rung of the ladder, this course offers an invaluable insight into what good leadership looks like and will support you in developing your leadership style and brand.

Key course features

This course will draw on both academic concepts and own experiences to consider areas such as:

  • Definitions of leadership
  • Leadership styles
  • Motivation
  • Performance management
  • Delegation
  • Organisation structures

In addition, the course will encourage candidates to self-reflect on such topics as

  • Resilience
  • Personal brand
  • Different communication styles
  • The ability to reflect on our actions and experiences
  • Continued professional development (CPD)


What you will study

The course is broken down into 10 different sessions, to include one assessed session. The materials are introduced in live virtual workshops, with the opportunity for further study after each session. The sessions will follow the structure outlined below;

Monday evenings, 7-9pm (excluding school and bank holidays):

  1. Introductory session 09/1/23
  2. Leadership styles 16/01/23
  3. Leadership Philosophies 23/01/23
  4. Motivation 30/01/23
  5. Influencing and Negotiating 06/02/23
  6. Coaching 13/02/23

    No session on 20th February due to half term

  7. Performance Management and Delegation 27/02/23
  8. Organisation Structures and Governance 06/03/23
  9. Becoming Change Agile and assign presentation groups 13/03/23
  10. CPD 20/03/23
  11. Communication styles 27/03/23
  12. Group Assignment assessment 17/04/23
  13. Reflective Practice 24/04/23
  14. Resilience and Confidence 08/05/23
  15. Personal Brand 15/05/23
  16. Close out Session 22/05/23

Entry requirements & applying

There are no entry requirements for this course; just an interest in the subject!

To book onto the January date, please visit the online store.

The booking for this course closes a week before the course start date.  If you would like to find out more about future dates for this course please contact enterprise@glyndwr.ac.uk

Teaching & Assessment

The course consists of 4 assessed assignments which must be completed in order to receive the credits for the programme. These have been designed to reinforce learning and to help you develop as a professional in your chosen field and will include the following:

Assignment 1 Leadership essay 30th April 2023

Assignment 2 Group assignment 17th April 2023

Assignments 3 and 4 (CPD log and reflective statement) 30th June 2023

Fees & funding

£150 standard fee / £100 for WGU staff

Do you live in Wales? We have a number of funding opportunities available, please complete the form to find out if you are eligible to study this course for free. Apply now via this form.

Course dates

9th January 2023