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Unit 1 Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills

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Qualification Level 7 BTEC Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (QCF) Unit 1 Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills Assignment 1 will give learners the opportunity to achieve: Learning Outcome 1 Understand the relationship between strategic management and leadership Learning Outcome 2 Be able to apply management and leadership theory to support organisational direction Learning Outcome 3 Be able to assess leadership requirements Learning Outcome 4 Be able to plan the development of leadership skills Criteria r ef e r e n c e 1 To achieve the criteria the evidence must show that the learner is able to: Task No Page n u m b e r s

a) explain the link between strategic management and leadership b) analyse the impact of management and leadership styles on strategic decisions c) evaluate how leadership styles can be adapted to different situations a) review the impact that selected theories of management and leadership have on organisational strategy b) create a leadership strategy that supports organisational direction

Unit 1 Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills

a) use appropriate methods to review current leadership requirements b) plan for the development of future situations requiring leadership a) plan the development of leadership skills for a specific requirement b) report on the usefulness of methods used to plan the development of leadership skills

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Unit 1 Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills

Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (QCF) Unit 1: Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills

Unit 1 Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills

Assignment 1 Purpose The purpose of this assignment is to provide a framework within which the learner can: Understand the relationship between strategic management and leadership Apply management and leadership theory to support organisational direction Assess leadership requirements Plan the development of leadership skills

Unit 1 Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills

Scenario This assignment provides you with an opportunity to report to the management team of your chosen organisation on strategic management and leadership. You are expected to present a substantial report equivalent to at least 1500 words, and deliver an oral presentation to a suitable audience including your tutor.

Task 1 Select an organisation which either you are currently involved in, or you have recently worked in, or one you would like to start to research Prepare the following: a) an explanation of the link between strategic management and leadership b) an analysis of the impact of management and leadership styles on strategic decisions c) an evaluation of how leadership styles can be adapted to different situations This provides evidence for 1a, b, c Task 2 For this part of the assignment, you will need to carry out research and collect information about leadership and management theory and apply it to support organisational direction. You should identify the sources of all the research and theory. You are required to: a) review the impact that selected theories of management and leadership have on organisational strategy b) create a leadership strategy that supports organisational direction

This provides evidence for 2a, and 2b Task 3 Present the results and findings in an appropriate format by reference to your workplace or tutor and deliver a written management report or prepare and deliver an oral presentation to an invited audience to include the following information: a) use appropriate methods to review current leadership requirements b) plan for the development of future situations requiring leadership

Unit 1 Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills

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