There are many definitions available with numerous articles and books published every day on the topic. This module gives an insight into the topic of leadership and supports students to identify their leadership style, how they demonstrate this style and the various  communication techniques available to resolve issues faced by today’s leader.

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Qualification Gained

QQI Level 6 Minor Award in Leadership (6N2191)

Entry Requirement

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements.


Course Structure

This part time course is delivered one evening a week over 10 weeks

Course Content Modules

A summary of the content covered during this module;

•    Analyse the role of leadership over time, understand its impact on past and current events
•    Evaluate leadership styles and roles, in public and private context to include leadership dilemmas, the need for leadership, the impact of personal and public ethics, morals and values.
•    Develop a personal leadership plan to include strengths and areas for improvement
•    Understand effective communication skills in the role of leadership including oral presentation and active listening, giving feedback, written documents.
•    Problem solving including strategic analysis of issues or problems, action plans, execution and evaluation of action plans
•    Handling group dynamics, to include facilitating the different roles people play, conflict resolution, teamwork and motivating others.

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Further Study

This module is part of the QQI Level 6 Major Award (6M4587) in Management and contributes 15 credits towards achieving this award. Learners can study this programme as a single award or can use it towards the 120 credits required for the major award.

Special Offers:

This programme can be booked as part of a Course Combo with Business Management or with any other of the business modules commencing in 2018 or as part of the Management Major Award. There are reductions in tuition fees available when booking more than 1 module at a time. Popular combinations include studying this module with modules on Managing People and/or Conflict Management.


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