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How to improve your leadership and management skills

Leaders and managers are always going to be in demand, regardless of the profession or industry

The buzzwords ‘leadership' and ‘management' get thrown around a fair bit. Not just in the professional world but in broader society as a whole. And for good reason. They're both qualities that are highly-valued and sought after. But also, ironically, not always that easy to find.

If you're interested in nurturing and strengthening your skills in this area, TAFE NSW Online is offering both a Certificate IV and a Diploma in leadership and management.

The Certificate IV in Leadership and Management qualification reflects the role of individuals working as developing and emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of predictable and unpredictable problems and also have some responsibility for organising and monitoring the output of their team.

The Diploma of Leadership and Management qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to initiate and make sound judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring workloads to meet organisational requirements. You'll learn how to conduct a risk analysis, manage a project, develop an innovative work environment, implement new systems, manage workplace relationships and work towards the organisation's goals.

Leaders and managers are always going to be in demand, regardless of the profession or industry. The ability to provide guidance and support, to contemplate new ideas, to think independently and to effectively evaluate information to make informed decisions is immensely valuable for any business, organisation or group.