Certificate in Leadership Skills   Certificate

Certificate in Leadership Skills Certificate

Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise


Post- graduate





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University of Central Lancashire
Preston, PR1 2HE, UK.

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk

  • Duration:

    Six weeks

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    Campus, Part-time

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Why study this programme?

This certificate is designed to equip you with a critical and analytical understanding of the role, skills and function of leadership and to explore how to use appropriate leadership styles.

There is a focus on personal reflection, skills practice and development as well as understanding relevant academic concepts.

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Entry Requirements


Programme at a Glance

Week 1

  • Introduction to Module
  • Assignments
  • Self-Assessment of Leadership Capability
  • Introduction to Leadership Theory

Week 2

  • Introduction to Leadership Theory
  • Critical Perspectives on Leadership
  • Leadership and Culture

Week 3

  • Communication – Styles, Assertiveness, Feedback

Week 4

  • Behavioural Styles
  • Influencing
  • Dealing with Conflict
  • Mediation

Week 5

  • Leadership and Personal Identity
  • Motivation

Week 6

  • Emotional Intelligence as a Leadership Competence
  • Recap and assignment briefing

Further Information

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe, apply, and critically evaluate conceptual frameworks and current thinking in relation to the leadership
  • Examine, evaluate and apply concepts, theories and framework to the organisational context
  • Appreciate how to utilise and deploy a range of leadership skills according to the challenges and circumstances of the working environment with a consideration of relevant theoretical concepts

How to Apply

Our Postgraduate section has more information around applying including visiting UCLan and the support available.

If you want to continue and apply now, you can apply for many of the postgraduate UCLan courses using our Online Application System.

For other postgraduate courses you can apply directly to UCLan by downloading a Postgraduate Application Form (.pdf 190KB) please also see our Postgraduate Application Guidance Notes (.pdf 158KB).


Apply now or see further information about postgraduate study and research. International students should visit our international pages.

Contact Us

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk

Fees 2020/21

Full-time: N/A
Part-time: £765 per 20 credits (UK/EU)

Further information:

For 2019/20 fees please refer to our fees page.

Fee Information

The University offers a number of tuition fee reductions for eligible new Home (UK) and EU postgraduate taught students:

  • UCLan award holders studying a postgraduate taught course full or part-time or a postgraduate research degree (full or part time) may be eligible for a 20% tuition fee discount if paying a standard or higher tuition fee.

​For further details relating to International reductions please follow this link.

For further information on paying by instalments please follow this link.