This course focuses on defining, measuring and evaluating leadership. Management development refers to the process by which individuals improve their capabilities and learn to perform effectively in managerial roles. This course examines exactly what we mean by ‘development’ and how this can best be measured and evaluated.


Topics covered
  •  What is management and leadership development and why is it important?
  • Why does the promise of management development often remain unfulfilled?
  • What determines the way managers and leaders are developed?
  • What are the extent and effectiveness of management and leadership development?
  • What are the opportunities and pitfalls of international management development?
  • Does management development improve organisational performance?
  • What are the individual benefits of management development?
  • Are there other ways of viewing management development?
  • Developing managers and leaders: is it worth the effort?


  • Du läser på distans och kan ta tentan på annan ort i världen.
  • Du får ett internationellt certifikat från ett av världens ledande universitet.
  • Du får ett gediget utbildningsmaterial.
  • Du får ett starkt stöd via webben.
  • Du omsätter kunskapen direkt i praktiken.
  • Du får akademiska poäng och fördel för vidare internationella studier (MBA, MSc och DBA).

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Manager and key persons

Level 7 (according to the EU framework)

Developing Effective Managers and Leaders

About 200 hours. You will receive an international certificate from one of the world's leading universities, Heriot-Watt University. 10 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) Credits.

Entry condition
Bachelor degree or equivalent.

Distance learning starts individually.

SEK 13.000 excl VAT.
Examination fee is not included.