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Module 3: Understanding operational leadership

SAQA US. No. Title NQF level Credits
120300 Analyse leadership and related theories in a work context 5 8

 

Operational leadership is conducting the people, systems and process towards success!

 

Purpose:

The purpose of this learning module is to empower operational leaders to understand their influence and impact, as well as the difference they make by their choices.

Content:

Expectations of operational leadership
Paradigms and self-awareness
Control vs. empowerment – Self-Directed work teams
Functional leadership – marrying management and leadership
The role of operational leaders
Characteristics of effective leadership
Leadership practices
Styles of Leadership: Emotional Intelligence & Situational Leadership
Uniquely African leadership: Ubuntu
Personal Leadership Development Plan

Impact:

Challenge perceptions and paradigms
Understanding the practical difference between leading and leadership
Understanding the role of leadership
Evaluation of control vs. empowerment and its consequences
Understanding responsibility
Increased employee engagement
Personal impact through change of attitude
Self – Awareness, social – awareness, self-management and relationship management
Practical implementation in the workplace

Duration: 2 day