Business is growing complex by the day. Therefore, entrepreneurs need to be constantly updated on strategies to grow and manage your business. In this article, we will be taking a look at the top 10 leadership and business management courses online.
1. THINK LIKE A LEADER WITH BRIAN TRACY
In this course, award-winning motivational and self-help teacher Brian Tracy delves into what is needed to improve leadership and management skills. He focuses on the importance of developing a foundation for yourself as an individual before you can begin motivating and inspiring others.
The course talks in detail on the eight core pillars of effective leadership- Vision, Integrity, Strategic Planning, Project Management, Courage, Communication, Teamwork, and Action. These pillars will help you gain a robust understanding of what it takes to be an effective leader and shift your mindset into a leadership mindset.
The course is targeted at those who are looking to assume leadership roles in their workplace or organizational setting, new managers looking to grow their skill and learn how to become great leaders and entrepreneurs looking to grow their own business and create high-functioning work places.
The course is 3-hour long and comes with nine supplemental resources and full lifetime access.
Link to the course – https://www.udemy.com/think-like-a-leader-with-brian-tracy/
2. ACUMEN PRESENTS: SETH GODIN’S LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP
This is a 40-min short video created by Acumen+ and featuring renowned entrepreneur and self-help teacher Seth Godin. The course is the first in the series of Acumen master classes, and it is a walk through the steps to choose to lead.
The book contains nine unique leadership principles that will challenge conventional wisdom, and Seth will lead you to all the possibilities there are through his unique ideas.
He course of a journey on self-reflection as it enables the entrepreneur study what it takes to get started on a journey of leadership.
Link to the course – https://www.udemy.com/seth-godins-leadership-workshop/
3. LEADERSHIP, MANAGEMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE 21ST CENTURY
In this 7-hour course, you are intimated on the 21 key principles needed to succeed in business in today’s world. It is packed with practical examples, quizzes, tips, summaries and links that teach you how to lead.
The course structure is unique, and each video begins by introducing a particular principle then going on to give specific examples, quotes and explanation on the subject matter. The course then provides you with practical frameworks on what you need to be a better leader then closes with practical tips that you can use to apply the principle to your locality.
The course is targeted at recently promoted managers, individuals aspiring for promotion, and those on graduate schemes.
Link to the course – https://www.udemy.com/the21principles/
4. PROJECT MANAGEMENT, LEADERSHIP: MANAGEMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP
This course is a concrete guide on what it takes to effectively manage, lead and direct a team to doing what matters for a company or to reach your business objectives.
The course runs for four hours and views have the chance to ask whatever questions they have as they go through the course.
This course revolutionizes the entire concept of management, and I am sure your management skills will not remain the same after going through this course.
5. LEADERSHIP: PRACTICAL LEADERSHIP SKILLS
Chris Croft, one of the UK’s leading trainers, provide a master class in this 2.5hr lecture where he teaches on practical leadership skills and techniques. The course teaches on everything involved in leadership from the different leadership styles to the art of delegating and planning for the business. It has a lot of real-life examples which makes the course very easy to relate to.
He book also covers what you need to build confidence in your employees, what makes a great leader, key academic theories on leadership and so much more.
The course is targeted at managers at any level of leadership, company founders and those aiming for leadership roles in the near-immediate future.
Course link – https://www.udemy.com/practical-leadership/
6. HOW TO MANAGE BY DELEGATING (SO YOU CAN ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS)!
This course is a practical guide to delegating, a very important skill for management at any level. The course introduces you to what delegation is, how to delegate and why you should delegate. By the end of this course, you would be armed with knowledge on what to delegate, how to delegate, what feedback to provide to your employees and how to analyze the delegation process.
The course is targeted at new managers looking to improve their delegation management skills and tenured managers looking to brush up on their delegation skills.
7. MANAGEMENT SKILLS: ESSENTIALS FOR THE NEW MANAGER
This course is designed for new managers looking to take over leadership of a project. The course is designed around three critical skill blocks: managing and motivating individuals, leading high performing teams, and engaging people in the continuous improvement of work processes.
The course works as a guide for a new manager, and there are about thirteen exercises where students are required to practice the lessons learnt from the course.
The course is highly intensive and extremely thorough. Course participants will be required to complete all the assignments in the course and on completing the course, you will be recognized with a Green Belt certification, and you will get eBook copies of the author’s recent books on coaching, lean management and team leadership. The course runs for 11 hours.
Link to the course – https://www.udemy.com/the-new-manager-managing-people-teams-processes/
8. BUSINESS LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN THE FIRST 100 DAYS
If you are in need of a comprehensive guide on managing the first 100 days of a leadership position, then this course is for you. It provides a recipe for success in your first 100 days in a leadership role. In this course, you will learn how to establish priorities and deliver a plan to achieve results.
The instructor Lorraine Wiseman serves as President and General Manager of 7 multinational countries in six countries, and she has over 25 years’ experience in management.
The course is targeted at executives starting out on a new job, leaders, first-time managers and entrepreneurs starting a new business venture.
Link to the course – https://www.udemy.com/leadership-and-management-in-the-first-100-days/
9. PRACTICAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: STRATEGY BUSINESS GAME
This course is more or less a mini MBA, and the course will teach you business management practice in a 100% multiplayer system. The game is a cool way to learn business decisions in a simulated competitive market.
The game allows you to either play on your own or in a team with your friends, and the game consists of 2 practice and ten live ‘rounds’ which take place over a 6-week period.
The game is targeted at business students, executives and entrepreneurs.
Link to the course – https://www.udemy.com/strategy-business-game/
10. ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE CHANGE TRAINING – MANAGEMENT SKILLS
This course targeted at charities, business and government parastatals, CEOs, directors and any individual or organization looking to change their company culture.
The course examines how to manage a culture change process in an organization both at a practical and theoretical level with a simple example based walkthroughs to guide you to achieve this.
In only 2.5 hours, you can learn what it takes to effect a culture change which can be achieved in the short term and maintained in the long term.
Link to course – https://www.udemy.com/business-create-organisational-culture-change/