Leadership and followership
Leadership and followership

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Leadership and followership

Week 8: Developing yourself as a leader

Introduction

Welcome to Week 8 of the free badged course Leadership and followership. Congratulations, you’ve almost finished the course!

Last week, you focused on how leadership is changing and will continue to change in the future. This week, you’ll concentrate on your own leadership learning and development, reflecting on what you’ve learned from this course and setting some goals for your own career progression and leadership development.

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Now watch the final video with Lynne.

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Transcript

LYNNE JOHNSON:
This week, it's all about you. It's time to put into use your leadership journal from Week 3 to plan your leadership development, get networking, having ascertained who the right people to network with are, decide whether you need further training or retraining, and decide how to progress your career. Is it time for new responsibilities, a promotion, perhaps even a change of job? It's certainly time to review your personal aims from Week 1 and use all your learning from this course over the last few weeks to set you on the right course for the next stage in your career and enhance your leadership experiences.
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By the end of this week, you will be able to:

  • reflect on your own leadership experience and identify areas for development
  • set SMART goals and devise an action plan to support your leadership development
  • identify appropriate training/networking opportunities.
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