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Management of Uncertainty - Leadership, Decisions and Action Microcredential

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About

In this Management of Uncertainty - Leadership, Decisions and Action Microcredential programme from The Open University by FutureLearn you will develop greater leadership skills and learn to make effective decisions in conditions of radical uncertainty.

Overview

In this Management of Uncertainty - Leadership, Decisions and Action Microcredential programme from The Open University by FutureLearn you will discover how to make effective decisions when faced with radical uncertainty.

This microcredential will support you in developing the skills, capabilities and perspectives needed in a world of radical uncertainties.

You’ll develop new ways of engaging with radical uncertainties, think critically about how uncertainties are distributed in societies and organisations, develop greater resilience in the face of radical uncertainty and unexpected events, and grow your own capacity for leadership and action.

Enhance your problem-solving skills and find opportunity in business uncertainty

Brexit, climate change, COVID-19, social and political change, terrorism, disruptive technologies and shifts in geopolitical power are just a few of the sources of radical uncertainty organisations around the world are facing. There is increasing awareness that agility and innovation in the face of uncertainty and the unexpected are vital capabilities.

Learn how to make effective decisions using real-world examples

This microcredential will provide you with the insights to lead, make timely decisions, and take effective action when faced with issues that arise from radical uncertainty.

You’ll benefit from the expertise and insights of both academic experts and senior leaders from multiple disciplines and sectors, as well as major research network, Challenging Radical Uncertainty in Science, Society and the Environment (CRUISSE).

What skills will you learn?

  • Critical analysis
  • Perspective taking
  • Personal resilience
  • Engaging with uncomfortable knowledge
  • Tolerance of ambiguity and ambivalence
  • Ethical awareness
  • Leadership
  • Influencing
  • Management
  • Planning for uncertainty
  • Decision making
  • Strategic thinking

Programme Structure

What is a microcredential?

Microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. Your microcredential can stand alone as an independent credential, and some also offer academic credit to use towards a degree.

Syllabus

  • Management of Uncertainty: Leadership, Decisions and Action

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

15 alternative credits

Microcredentials with credit are designed to be transferable. You can use the credit as one of the credentials listed on your application form for any university or course, and you can include it on your CV when you apply for a job.

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelors degree or an equivalent level qualification
  • A strong interest in improving your capabilities in leading, managing, deciding and acting in the face of major uncertainties

Work experience

Experience of working in a role that exposes you to some of the significant uncertainties that organisations face

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1074 GBP/year
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  • National

    1074 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1074 GBP per year during 3 months.

Funding

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