Diploma in Leadership Essentials


Approximately 35 hours

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Are you moving into a management role and aren’t sure where to start? Would you like leverage your existing skills and experience to become a more effective, impactful leader?

Being an effective leader is not easy. There are many challenges to overcome and common pitfalls to avoid. It requires a different way of thinking and more robust skills to delegate, engage and motivate in order to achieve through your people.

The Leadership Essentials program taps into the three key levels of leadership – self, team, and the wider business – introducing the fundamentals of effective leadership and giving participants the tools they need to succeed.

Focusing on the behaviours critical for success at each level, this program will equip learners with the skills needed to lead themselves effectively and then translate that knowledge into leading others and shaping their organisation.


On completion of this program participants will be able to:

  • Understand the leadership behaviours that are critical to success
  • Increase their self-awareness, influence and impact
  • Inspire and manage their people more effectively
  • Achieve results through developing, engaging and empowering others
  • Build and sustain effective relationships, teams and networks
  • Effectively lead change
  • Foster creativity and innovation in their organisation


The Diploma in Leadership Essentials consists of the following three (3) Certificate Programs:

1. Certificate in Self Leadership
  • Overcoming Key Management Challenges
  • The Emotionally Intelligent Leader
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Influence & Persuasion
  • Negotiation
  • Presenting with Confidence
2. Certificate in Team Leadership
  • Recruiting & Onboarding
  • Building & Leading Teams
  • Motivating Your Team
  • Effective Delegation
  • Constructive Feedback
  • Managing Employee Performance & Termination
  • Managing Conflict
3. Certificate in Business Leadership
  • Manager's Finance Essentials
  • Effective Business Meetings
  • Driving Employee Engagement
  • Retaining & Developing Your People
  • Fostering Creativity & Innovation
  • Leading Through Change
  • Managing a Diverse Workforce
  • Managing Relationships for Leadership Success

Learners must successfully complete all three courses within a three-year time frame to obtain the Diploma in Leadership Essentials.