Managing Self and Others

Key Information

Programme Type



6-week Online Delivery


5 Master's Credits



Next Start Date

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Course Overview

This online microcredential aims to enable students to develop their knowledge and skills in leadership and management by exploring and critically reflecting on concepts, approaches, and behaviours associated with managing self and others. Throughout the course, students will have the opportunity to apply a range of leadership theories and concepts within their own professional setting.

Why Choose Lincoln

Flexible, online delivery

Completed over 6 weeks

5 Master's-level credits

Developed by experts at Lincoln International Business School

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How You Study

Students will work in a virtual learning environment, engaging with independent study materials such as videos and reading content and have opportunities to test their understanding.

Upon completion of the course, students are expected to be able to demonstrate an enhanced capacity to manage their own learning and development, critically analyse theoretical models of leadership and management in relation to managing self and others, and identify and critique the elements of individual, group, and organisational behaviour which underpin leadership and management practice.

The main topics covered in the course include:

- Critical action learning and understanding leadership development.
- Leadership theory and practice in relation to self-management.
- Leadership theory and practice in relation to group dynamics and managing others.
- Talent development and employee engagement.

How you are assessed

The types of assessment used will range from written assignments, reports, and reflective journals, which provide an opportunity to demonstrate learning. Specific guidance will be provided by the teaching team. All assessments will be subject to specific referencing and citation requirements, and University regulations relating to assessment, submission, and resits.

Upon successful completion, students will receive a digital badge and certificate of completion, and five Master's credits.

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From short courses and microcredentials, to professional development modules and fully online Master’s degrees, we offer a range of flexible programmes to suit your individual needs. Our suite of programmes uses a variety of delivery methods, including online-only, face-to-face, blended, and distance-learning approaches.

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Combining Courses

Students who successfully complete three microcredential programmes from the same subject category may use this as Accreditation of Prior Learning against a module on our MBA Leadership programme. For more information, please contact us.

Bespoke Microcredentials for Businesses

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