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Essential Leadership Skills

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Duration 5 fortnightly meetings plus 10 online hours
Tutor Jemma Cox
Course code BAM23A5176A
Fee £186
Concessionary fee £148 (find out about eligibility and funding options)

50-51 Park Place
CF10 3AT

This course is highly interactive, and provides excellent coverage of the essential knowledge, skills and techniques needed for success as a leader in any field.

It is taught through a mix of online learning and classroom-based learning, and can be studied at the same time as the Essential Management Skills course. The course combines theoretical knowledge and concepts on leadership styles with practical leadership skills.

This course is open to all and assumes no prior knowledge.

Learning and teaching

This course is taught through a mix of online learning and classroom-based learning, and can be studied in tandem with the Essential Management Skills course.

Coursework and assessment

To award credits we need to have evidence of the knowledge and skills you have gained or improved.

Our assessments are flexible to suit the course and the student. The most important element of assessment is that it should enhance your learning. Our methods are designed to increase your confidence and we try very hard to devise ways of assessing you that are enjoyable and suitable for adults with busy lives.

The assessment includes:

  • a personal development portfolio
  • a presentation.

Reading suggestions

Provided by the tutor on the university Virtual Learning Environment.

Library and computing facilities

As a student on this course you are entitled to join and use the University’s library and computing facilities. Find out more about using these facilities.


Our aim is access for all. We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty. We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats, arrangements for accessible courses, assessment arrangements, loan equipment and dyslexia screening.