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UMG8022

Transition From Friend To Leader

Support to move into a management position

Leaders can struggle as they move into a supervisory role, leading teams they were once a part of.
This minicourse presents you with frameworks, theories and skills to support you in this transition, as you move from an existing team into a management position. You will also gain an understanding of the behaviours that are common in leaders.
About the course
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you'll be able to:
  • Effectively communicate complex leadership ideas through appropriate models.
  • Accurately summarise and reflect on leadership theories and their value in a given context.
What topics will you cover?
  • Leadership dyads and leader-member exchange
  • Transforming and inspirational behaviours
  • Becoming an authentic leader
Assessment
To be eligible for a digital badge for this minicourse, you will need to successfully complete an assessment which includes a leadership analysis and a presentation for developing leaders.
26 Apr 2021
21 Jun 2021
16 Aug 2021
11 Oct 2021
University level expertise
Dr. Eric Kong is an Associate Professor at the University of Southern Queensland. He completed his PhD in Strategic Management at Monash University and holds a Master of Science in Quality Management from the University of Paisley, United Kingdom. Prior to joining academia, Eric worked in Human Resources and Training & Development in the private sector for 10 years.
UMG8022
Transition From Friend To Leader
A $810

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Digital Badges
When you successfully complete the assessment, earn credible digital badges you can share online via LinkedIn
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