Certificate in Leadership and Management

Do you want to know how to be a more effective leader? Have you recently been promoted and want to know how to be a successful manager? Do you want to learn how to not only lead, but influence people (whether it be in business or in a sporting environment)? Then this course is for you.

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Approximately 200 hours
to complete the course, which
has 2 key modules made up of
14 subjects.

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites to complete this course. However, you must be able to read, analyse and comprehend, printed information in English, and to write statements and solve problems to complete the course. You must also have reliable access to a computer and a reliable internet connection and have basic computer skills.


Upon completion of your course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.


Online, flexible learning at
your own pace.

Availability of Content

12 months to access the course content (extensions are considered on a case-by-case basis)

Approval & Recognition

Careerhouse is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises institutions who aspire to excellence in tertiary education.

This course aims to help you develop the necessary skills to be an effective manager or leader which is useful across many industries and roles. You will explore problem solving and effective decision-making techniques that make efficient managers and develop communication and relationship skills required to be a successful and influential leader. Designed as a foundation course, it aims to deliver a sound introduction to leadership and management for anyone who is interested in formalising and rounding out their knowledge in this area.

Course Outline

Students will undertake 2 Key Modules, made up of 14 subjects.

Module 1: Management (100 hours)

Designed to teach you how to manage businesses, people, money or resources, this course aims to help you understand what it takes to be a skilled, modern manager. You will learn problem solving and effective decision-making techniques, to make you a more efficient manager. Explore management theories and procedures that underpin modern management to help you make better decisions and exercise effective control.

Module 2: Leadership (100 hours)

Learn how to effectively communicate and influence as a leader and develop your skills and knowledge to manage with authority. Discover ways to improve work productivity, improve sporting performance, or help people achieve their goals in life by being a being a better leader. Explore why good communication and relationship skills are so important to be an effective leader, and better understand different approaches to thinking and learning for successful team bonding.

For the full subject list and course guide, fill out our Enquiry Form and our course advisors will be in touch.


Assessments are a critical step in the learning process. They help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your tutor identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course.

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Who will this course interest?

This course is a beginner level course and will lay a sound foundation of effective leadership and management, which can grow with experience and further study. Leadership and management skills are needed in many areas of society, from business, to sport, politics, religion to everyday life.

If you have a specific job in mind, it is important that you research exactly what is required before enrolling in a course. Different roles will require different skills, qualifications and recognition. If you are unsure, one of our course advisors will be able to help you with this.

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