Defining, measuring and evaluating leadership

Management development refers to the process by which individuals improve their capabilities and learn to perform effectively in managerial roles. This course examines exactly what we mean by ‘development’ and how this can best be measured and evaluated.
Topics covered
  • What is management and leadership development and why is it important?
  • Why does the promise of management development often remain unfulfilled?
  • What determines the way managers and leaders are developed?
  • What are the extent and effectiveness of management and leadership development?
  • What are the opportunities and pitfalls of international management development?
  • Does management development improve organisational performance?
  • What are the individual benefits of management development?
  • Are there other ways of viewing management development?
  • Developing managers and leaders: is it worth the effort?

Course development

This course is available for purchase from now and until 31 July 2021, and examinations are offered until June 2023. This course will then be phased out.

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