Leadership Development Course

Leadership Development Course

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This leadership development course is aimed at enhancing your approach to leadership by strengthening your skills and capabilities.

The evidence of leadership is everywhere including each workplace and organisation including schools, companies, governments, non-governmental organisation, not-for-profits, and universities. Given its ubiquity, people are infatuated with leadership: politicians uphold themselves as leaders, the community demands leadership, investors reward good business leadership, and media coverage of leadership is relentless. Unfortunately, not everything is as it seems. There are many misunderstandings and fabrications about leadership. These often lead to poor judgement, ineffectiveness, and lack of both accountability and support.

This leadership development course includes what is needed to be a successful leader in today’s world. Everyone participates in leading and assisting those in official leadership. This leadership development course will assist you to learn that you don’t have to lead alone. Regardless of your current learning leadership journey, you can improve through participating in leadership development, which happens not only in short courses like this one but also in everyday experiences. You will be asked to analyse your personal participant journey and experiences to learn and develop the skills needed.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this leadership development course you’ll be able to:

  1. Apply what you learn to make an immediate impact on leadership challenges in your workplace.
  2. Understand your leadership capability
  3. Develop practical skills and tools to rely on through your leadership practice.
  4. Gain technical leadership skills and increasing your capacity to lead including how to influence others
  5. Understand how to present evidence to support your leadership experience.

Course Content

This leadership development course will cover the following content:


Learning leadership

  • Thinking about leaders and leadership
    • Visibility and popularity
    • Leadership credibility is key
    • Types of leadership
    • Leadership thinking
    • Leadership experience
    • The realities of leadership
    • Leadership challenges
    • Leadership comes in many guises – all equally valid
  • Analysing your leadership capability

Experiential leadership

  • Learning from your past and current experience
  • Planning your leadership development now

The purpose of leadership

  • Influencing others
  • Strategies for influencing others

Developing a leadership brand

  • Preparing your learning leadership portfolio
  • Identifying your leadership values

Intended Audience

This leadership development course is designed for people, who are starting out in their careers or at an early career stage as well as those taking on their first formal leadership position.

Delivery Style

This leadership development course is delivered online, self-paced.

Course Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites to participate in this leadership development course. It is a condition of this online course completion to finish all assessments including the final evaluation.

An initiative of the NEW Education Framework

Course Features

Available classes for Leadership Development Course

Online self paced Approximately 12 hours, 365 maximum days to complete
University of Newcastle
$75 GST free
Please note: This course is available free of charge to currently enrolled postgraduate students of the University of Newcastle. If you do not have a discount code to waive the fee, please contact us on 02 8262 6400 (Option 4) between 9AM to 5PM Monday to Friday to verify your student status and receive the discount code.

The University of Newcastle, Sydney Campus is a leading provider of short courses in Australia, with industry qualified and experienced educators that bring up-to-date real-world skills directly to the classroom.