Leadership in Action

Leadership in Action units aim to help you understand what it means to be a leader in the 21st Century.

The units explore complex current problems and ask how does change happen? Who makes it happen? What does that tell us about leadership and how we do it?

Leadership in Action units provide you with the tools to critically evaluate models and approaches to leadership and to apply those to a range of 21st century problems, such as poverty and inequality; environmental sustainability; ethics and responsibility. The units will also help you to develop a toolkit of transferable skills that will boost your employability.

You will hear from leaders who are influencing change in the world around you, including some of the university's leading academics and high profile leaders from the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Leadership in Action units are available in semesters 1 and 2, both in a traditional lecture based format, or as an entirely online unit.

The Leadership in Action Units are part of the Manchester Leadership Programme. Students who successfully complete the LIA unit and 20, 40 or 60 hours of approved volunteering will receive the Manchester Leadership Award (Bronze, Silver or Gold).

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