Edward Jenner programme: Course 2 – Leading through relationships

Leading through relationships

Edward Jenner programme: Course 2

Build your understanding of effective team leadership by understanding your impact on others and how to adapt your approach.

Duration: 5 weeks
Weekly learning: 5 hours (with a suggested 2 hours of application on the job)

Explore the role of relationships in effective leadership and management.

Experiment with and develop your leadership style and practice.

On this second course in Level 1 of the Edward Jenner programme, you’ll explore the ways that your leadership impacts others.

You’ll discover key concepts like power in the workplace and learn about leadership models and styles and how to influence while learning ways to be a more inclusive leader.

This course will equip you with the fundamental leadership knowledge you need to grow the leadership skills needed to take on the challenges of working and leading in care and health teams.

What topics will you cover?

– Understanding different perspectives

– How humans infer information

– How to have influence

– Improving your emotional intelligence

– Avoiding a hero culture

– Leaders as hosts

– Assess your leadership behaviours

– Know when to adapt your leadership to the needs of the situation

– How to share leadership

– How to reflect on feedback

– Understand power and how it flows

– Explore a future vision for your health and care system and consider the part you play.

Learning on this course

At every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas, and join in with active discussions in the comments.

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone working in the health and care sector but has been designed for anyone curious about understanding more about the relational skills of leadership or management.

This course is for those who have completed the prior course in the Edward Jenner programme “Course 1: Exploring what leadership means to me”.

For non-UK applicants or if you are not eligible for free access, look out for the Edward Jenner programme on FutureLearn from May 2022.

Find out more about other courses in the Edward Jenner programme suite.