Leadership & Management Fundamentals

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Understand the crucial differences between leadership and management and equip yourself with the essential skills to oversee teams effectively with the Leadership & Management Fundamentals course. This course is endorsed by ABC Awards – an organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.

In this comprehensive masterclass, you will develop your understanding of leadership and management principles, the qualities of a great manager, management practices and leadership styles. You will also learn how to improve your body language to exude an air of authority and communicate effectively with fellow colleagues.

This course will help you to define your leadership style and build your business communication skills, to ensure quality performance management. Strategies for problem-solving, meeting management and team building will also be discussed in detail in this instructor-led program.

Learning Objectives

  • Broaden your understanding of the different types of leadership and management roles
  • Gain valuable time management skills and learn how to set shared organisational goals
  • Understand the qualities and skills of a successful manager and business leader
  • Discover techniques for boosting your self-esteem and assertiveness in the workplace 
  • Learn how to maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Explore practical team-building exercises and learn how to provide effective feedback for employees
  • Develop essential skills in problem-solving, communication, body language and relationship-building
  • Define your leadership style and improve your business communication 

Who is This Course for?

This course is suitable for those in managerial roles who wish to gain the relevant skills and knowledge to take their career to the next level. It is also ideal for aspiring managers who are working towards a promotion and want to prepare for a more senior-level position. There are no entry requirements for this course and learners of all academic backgrounds can enrol.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Course Gate has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Course Gate to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.   ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification.  For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Career Path

This course is designed to provide learners with the skills to progress in their field as managers and leaders. Those who are not yet in managerial or supervisory roles will gain the fundamental skills and practical knowledge to eventually progress to the following roles:

  • General Manager
  • Supervisor
  • Company Director
  • Entrepreneur

Course Curriculum

Module 1: Introduction to Leadership
Module 01: Introduction to Leadership 00:25:00
Assessment Module 1
Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Leadership & Management Fundamentals 00:10:00
Module 2: Inspiration and Leadership
Module 02 : Inspiration and Leadership 00:20:00
Assessment Module 2
Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Leadership & Management Fundamentals 00:10:00
Module 3: Setting Goals and Time Management
Module 03: Setting Goals and Time Management 00:35:00
Assessment Module 3
Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Leadership & Management Fundamentals 00:10:00
Module 4: Body Language and Effective Communication
Module 04: Body Language and Effective Communication 00:45:00
Assessment Module 4
Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Leadership & Management Fundamentals 00:10:00
Module 5: Self-Esteem and Assertiveness Skills
Module 05: Self Esteem and Assertiveness Skills 00:16:00
Assessment Module 5
Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Leadership & Management Fundamentals 00:10:00



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