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Leadership Essentials - US 120300




This course is aligned to meet the specific outcomes of unit standard 120300, at NQF level 5 for 8 credits. It is the first topic in the Leadership Module of the National Certificate: Generic Management SAQA ID: 59201. The course covers the basics of leadership from definition to theories and application in a work context.

This course will enable learners to gain insight into the role of leadership within a work context, and thus providing them with the skills and knowledge to add value to one's job.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Explaining the concept of leadership
  • Differentiating between leadership and management
  • Analysing and comparing leadership theories
  • Applying the different roles and qualities of leadership in a work context

Delivery Methods

Delivery Method Duration Price (excl. VAT)
Fulltime 2 days R 5,098.00
Webinar 2 days R 3,698.00

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This Unit Standard would suit anyone in a management position or who aspires to management or leadership in an organisation. 

It will be particularly useful to learners who are working within the Public Sector, Local Government, commercial or community environment.


It is assumed that learners enrolling for this course are competent in Communication at NQF Level 4.  Evidence of this is required upom enrolment.

Course Outline / Curriculum


Objectives, Importance and Levels of management


Section 1: The Concept of Supervisory Leadership


Quality of leaders


Role of Leaders


Leadership Styles


Developing a Personal Leadership Development Plan


Section 2: Leadership & Management


Intro and Definition


Differentiating Roles o Leaders and managers


Complimentary Roles of Leadership


Concept of Responsibility and Accountability


Section 3: Leadership Theories


Trait Leadership Theory


Transformational Leadership


Transactional; Leadership


Visionary Leadership


Servant Leadership Theory


Schedule Dates and Booking

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Note: places are only fully secured once payment has been made.

Start Date End Date Branch Status  
Thu 8 Jul 2021 Fri 9 Jul 2021 Not Applicable Scheduled

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Thu 28 Oct 2021 Fri 29 Oct 2021 Not Applicable Provisional