In this unit we will explore some of the styles and strategies used by successful leaders to engage and develop the members of their team. The first part of the unit looks at a traditional management theory which establishes the principle of empowering people to take responsibility rather than instructing and telling them what to do and how to do it. The unit then builds on this principle as we find out which leadership styles and strategies successful leaders use to motivate their teams. You will have the opportunity to find out about your own leadership styles and explore some proven strategies to engage and develop your staff. You will be asked to consider and try out some of the styles and strategies to further develop your own leadership skills and understanding.
By the end of this unit of study you will be able to:
Learning and practice outcomes:
Work with one of your teachers to enable them to use one or two of the tools from the Change Toolkit with a group of other staff.