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Leadership Skills

Leadership Skills

Leading other individuals or groups through a set of complex decisions as part of goal achievement within projects or significant and challenging activities.  

Management: Perspective and Practice - Free Online Course

Being a manager is a complex and challenging activity. This free course, Management: perspective and practice, introduces you to the role of the manager and the activities involved in being a manager. (The Open University).

The Open University, Management: perspective and practice, online course

Collaborative leadership in voluntary organisations - Free Online Course

The course is for people who work within voluntary organisations as paid staff or as volunteers or for people who work regularly with voluntary organisations, such as public sector staff or politicians.  It will help you to reflect on and develop collaborative leadership practices that will make a difference. (The Open University).

The Open University, Collaborative leadership in voluntary organisations, online course

Top 15 Qualities that Make Good Leaders - Blog

Check out this blog on the Top 15 leadership qualities that make good leaders (TaskQue website).

TaskQue Qualities that Make Good Leaders blog

Top 10 Leadership Interview Questions - Article

Check out this article on the 10 most critical leadership questions asked at interview, and discover how to answer each of them effectively. (WikiJob website)

WikiJob Top 10 Leadership Inverview Questions

Jürgen Klopp on what he thinks it takes to succeed – Article

Liverpool football manager Jürgen Klopp took part in a mentoring session set up by Kick It Out and shared what he thinks it takes to succeed. (The Guardian)

The Guardian article Jürgen Klopp on what he thinks it takes to succeed

Business Fundamentals: Project Management - Free Online Course

Explore the skills, methods and tools needed to manage all phases of projects effectively in this online course.

(Open University Business School)

Open University Project Management online course

People Management Skills - Free Online Course

Get an introduction to people management, and build the tools to develop your own management style with this online people management course. (CIPD)

CIPD online course

Project Management Skills and Leadership - Free Online Course

Discover what it takes to become a project manager and lead effective teams with this online project management course. (The Open University)

Open University Project Management and Leadership online course

Management and Leadership: Leading a Team - Free Online Course

Learn how to develop a business plan and build a team with this online course. (The Open University and CMI)

Open University and CMI Management and Leadership Online Course

Leading Strategic Innovation - Free Online Course

Get an introduction to the concepts of strategic innovation and change and develop a better understanding of how you deal with change with this free online course. (Coventry University)

Coventry University Leading Strategic Innovation Online Course

CommuniTEA Talks Leadership - Malit Community Learning Podcast

Award winning primary school headteacher, Dave Smith talks about leadership in this podcast episode.

CommuniTEA talks leadership podcast episode


Paul O'Hare CommuniTEA Talks - Podcast

Paul O’Hare, Director of Paul O’Hare Design Ltd took part in a Channel 4 programme called Faking It and in this podcast he talks about how he started out as a painter decorator and became a designer and how he motivates himself daily. (Malit Community Learning)

Paul O'Hare CommuniTEA Talks, podcast episode

Leadership Styles  - Article

Well-known psychologist Daniel Goleman believes that there are six distinct leadership styles and that each one of them can be useful depending on your context and desired outcome. (Exploring your Mind website)

Exploring your Mind article on leadership styles

The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us, Dan Pink - Video Animation

Dan Pink takes a look at studies to examine what actually motivates us – the answers could surprise you!

Dan Pink, Surprising truth about what motivates us video animation