UNITS IN DETAIL

Here you’ll find descriptions of each of
the units you can do through AIM Business School including details of contents and expected learning outcomes.

All courses

As much about self-reflection as it is about learning strategies to manage others more efficiently, this unit will boost your awareness and help you think objectively about your capabilities as a leader. Leaders and managers achieve organisational objectives through the people they lead, so if you can be better at engaging, motivating, and developing people, you’ll stand to increase your own productivity and that of the organisation as a whole.

This unit covers:

  • › Contemporary issues in leading, managing and developing people
  • › Leading people
  • ›  Managing people
  • ›  Managing self
  • › Building an effective team
  • › Motivating people
  • › Improving the effectiveness of people
  • ›  Developing people
  • › Leading, managing & developing self and others in practice

On completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • › Analyse characteristics of contemporary leadership and compare and contrast these insights with academic and managerial approaches to enhancing performance
  • › Evaluate a range of approaches to engage and motivate employees as part of a contemporary performance management culture designed to enhance sustained productivity improvement in the face of increasing global disruption
  • › Critically appraise and reflect on your performance as a leader, manager and developer of self and others, identify strengths and prioritise development opportunities
  • › Employ group dynamic concepts as a means of developing superior performance through effective leadership of real, virtual and diverse teams
  • › Demonstrate the application of intellectual rigour and scholarship to be ethical and socially responsible leaders and managers of people
  • › Demonstrate a high order of skill in analysis, critical thinking and professional application
  • › Demonstrate creativity and flexibility in the application of knowledge and skills to new situations, to resolve problems and to think rigorously and independently