Certificate in Leadership and Influence Online Short Course

Provider Courses for Success
Course Outcome Certificate of Completion
Study Mode Online
Duration 6-8 hours
Start Date Anytime – start today!
Cost $199.00
  • What you'll learn


    In this online short course, offered by Courses for Success, you’ll learn what is involved in becoming a leader and influencing others for the better.

    Being a leader is not simply a matter of being charismatic. Measures of knowledge, skill, and responsibility also come into play when you take up this role within an organisation. Possessing sound leadership skills can help make you even more effective at this very important task.

    In this online short course, you’ll learn what leadership is – and isn’t – how to inspire, organise your resources, delegate authority, participate in the project, plan for successful outcomes, devise contingencies, and share credit when appropriate.

    After purchasing this course, you will be provided with unlimited, lifetime access to its materials. Reference, review, and refresh your knowledge at any time from any computer in the world.

  • Ideal for


    This course is ideal for anyone wishing to learn more about what is involved in being a true leader.

    There are no formal entry requirements for this short course, however you will need internet access and Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to access all course materials.

  • Career Outcomes


    By the end of this short course, you will be able to identify and recognise different leadership traits, styles, and skills, and know what it takes to develop them. Realise your leadership potential!

    Completion of this short course will see you awarded with a Courses For Success certificate of completion.

  • Course Content


    Section 1: Getting started

    Section 2: How leadership evolved

    • What is leadership
    • Leadership characteristics
    • Leadership principles
    • Leadership through the ages
    • The Great Man
    • The trait theory
    • Transformational leadership

    Section 3: Situational leadership

    • Situational leadership: telling
    • Situational leadership: selling
    • Situational leadership: participating
    • Situational leadership: delegating

    Section 4: A personal evaluation

    • Kouzes and Posner
    • A personal inventory
    • Create an action plan

    Section 5: Modelling the way

    • Inspirational role model
    • Influencing others’ perspectives

    Section 6: Inspiring a shared vision

    • Choose your vision
    • Communicate your vision
    • Identifying the benefit for others

    Section 7: Challenging the process

    • Your inner innovator
    • Room for improvement
    • Lobbying for change

    Section 8: Enabling others to act

    • Encouraging growth
    • Creating mutual respect
    • The importance of trust

    Section 9: Encouraging the heart

    • Sharing rewards
    • Celebrating accomplishments
    • Making celebration part of your culture

    Section 10: Influencing skills

    • The art of persuasion
    • The principles of influence

    Section 11: Setting goals

    • Create SMART goals
    • Long-term plans
    • Creating a support system

    Section 12: Wrapping up

  • Payment Information


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    Pay and enrol for this course through our quick and secure checkout system. MasterCard, Visa and PayPal accepted.

  • Why Courses for Success?

    Courses for Success

    Boasting one of the most extensive and diverse course lists on offer, Courses for Success have hundreds of online courses. With everything from accounting to art, wedding planning to web design, they are a great option for anyone with specific professional development needs or with a particular hobby to pursue – there really is a course to suit everyone.

    Courses for Success has developed its own online courses and utilises the latest technology to deliver them at affordable prices across ten countries. They have also partnered with some of Australia’s leading training providers to offer a range of accredited courses, with accessibility their main aim.

    As a student of Courses for Success, you’ll benefit from 24/7 access to your online course materials, enabling you to study whenever and wherever you want.

    You will also receive ongoing support from a tutor who is available to answer your questions and help keep you motivated as you may your way through the course material.