Management and Leadership - Leading a Team, Certificate | Part time online | FutureLearn | United Kingdom
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Management and Leadership - Leading a Team

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Develop a business plan and build a team with this Management and Leadership - Leading a Team online course from The Open University by FutureLearn and CMI.


Developing plans – and building, supporting, growing and improving teams to deliver them – is a key part of management and leadership. This online course will show you how.

It has been developed by The Open University Business School – a pioneering institution that is triple accredited by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB – and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) – the leading authority on management and leadership in the UK.

As such, it will give you the opportunity to learn from both academic experts and experienced practitioners, who have achieved the CMI’s prestigious Chartered Manager status.

By the end of the Management and Leadership - Leading a Team course from The Open University by FutureLearn, you'll be able to:

  • Develop a business plan which meets stakeholder needs, including resources required

  • Explain what is essential in producing a good business plan

  • Identify what is involved in recruiting and building an effective team including team welfare

  • Discuss approaches to managing poor performance and supporting performance improvement

  • Develop and draw up an action plan to support their own personal development

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?

Week 1 - It’s all about your stakeholders

  • Review of stakeholders’ needs
  • Stakeholders and change
  • Influencing and communicating
Week 2 - Planning your business case for change
  • What makes an effective business plan?
  • Making your case for change
  • Getting support for your change
Week 3 - Building your team
  • Preparing for recruitment
  • The process of selection
  • Shortlisting and interviewing
Week 4 - Managing your team
  • Managing individual performance and team welfare
  • Engaging and motivating your team

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 1 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The course is designed for new or aspiring managers, or experienced managers with few or no formal qualifications.

Tuition Fee


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