Purpose of the programme
This programme will help existing managers to develop their leadership skills. It also provides a stepping stone to further personal and career development.
What’s involved in the programme?
The programme begins with an induction and is then split into six main modules. The duration is
12 days over a 6-month period
and includes a mixture of:
development days (tutor led)
Module 1 – Leadership & Management
Leadership and management theories and their application to the workplace
Leadership skills, knowledge and behaviours
The impact of organisational factors on leadership
Creating and presenting a leadership vision
Module 2 – Effective Decisions & Influence
Evaluating data sources
Decision making models
The impact of organisational values on decision making
Networking, power and negotiation
Module 3 – Change Management
Factors that drive change
Managing risks and overcoming barriers to change
Change management models
Influencing, supporting and embedding change
Module 4 – Project Management
Preparing a business case
Project scope, objectives and stakeholders
Project management models
Identifying and controlling risks and issues
Monitoring progress through to completion
Module 5 – Teams & Communication
Models for leading teams and their application in the workplace
Managing multiple and remote teams
Managing team leaders and managers
Developing your team
Module 6 – Developing as a Leader
Action learning sets for ongoing peer support
Personal development planning
Will I achieve a qualification?
Influential Leadership has
optional associated qualifications:
CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management & Leadership
(SCQF Level 8)
SVQ Level 3 in Management (SCQF Level 7)
SVQ Level 4 in Management
(SCQF Level 9)
Cost of Qualifications
100% funded by TOD
50% funded by TOD
50% funded by TOD
The expected duration of the qualification is 6 months for the CMI Certificate and 12 months for the SVQ options.
If you decide to undertake a qualifcation, a cost code for your department will need to be supplied.
When is the programme running?
The dates for the next cohort are to be confirmed.
How do I request a place?
You can request a place on this course using
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to browse for Influential Leadership.
For more information on this programme, please contact