Leadership
This course compiles some of the best thinking on leadership, outlining a framework for developing and measuring leadership effectiveness. Level: Intermediate - Some managerial experience is useful since some of the concepts relate directly to management effectiveness. Recommended for 2.0 hours of CPE. Course Method: Inter-active self study with self-grading exam, and certificate of completion.
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IDS at the Labour Party Conference

The Labour party conference fringe event took place on Wednesday 30 September, in Brighton's Metropole Hotel. Professor Lawrence Haddad, Director of IDS, spoke alongside David Borrow MP. David Borrow is chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Groups on AIDS, and on Debt, Aid and Trade. This second group co-hosts IDS' series of debates at Westminster entitled 'Dangerous Ideas In Development'
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Ask a Mac Expert: The origins of Labour Day
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2009 BB&T Leadership Challenge at Wildacres
McColl School of Business graduate students at the annual leadership challenge weekend: exercising minds and bodies through a discussion of the philosophies of capitalism and an outdoor physical challenge with our friends from Santiago, Chile.
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Jepson School of Leadership Studies Admission Information Session Fall 2010
Dr. Kerstin Soderlund, associate dean for student and external affairs at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, conducts a Fall 2010 Admission Information Session in Jepson Hall.
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2.13.1 Product leadership
Marketing means different things to different people. How do you decide who to aim a campaign at? If you already have a background in marketing, this unit will improve your understanding of market orientation and (going to market). It also assesses the importance of managing key internal and external relationships.
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Using a Leadership Practice Field to Develop Aspiring Principals
Brad E. Bizzell, Theodore Creighton
This module addresses the reactions of students to a course design that includes leadership practice field activities. Students were members of a cohort in a two-year program to prepare school […]

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Moral and Ethical Leadership in Administrator Preparation
Richard Gregory
The ongoing global and national recession is in no small part due to a lack of ethical conduct by our leaders and institutions. While many believe that increased regulation by government is the […]

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Employment, labour markets, and development
Launch Lecture of the UNCTAD Trade and Development Report 2010. As nations struggle with what they fear will be a "jobless recovery" from the global recession, the report studies how employment can be raised in developing countries and how the participation of the majority of the population in economic growth can be warranted. The report recommends a fundamental change in the assignment of economic policies to allow for growth, inclusion, high employment and monetary stability at the same time.
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Mentor school managers and manage mentoring programmes in schools: ACE School Management and Leaders
This module aims at empowering school managers and teachers to develop and implement appropriate mentoring programmes. The learning guide of this module addresses three key questions as follows: What is mentoring? What are the personal and professional qualities of effective mentors? How can we managing the establishment, monitoring and evaluation of a school mentoring programme?
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Managing teaching and learning: ACE School Management and Leadership (Word and PDF)
This module is about the management of teaching and learning. We begin by exploring the school as a learning organization and promoting a culture of learning and teaching, which is dedicated to constant renewal and improvement. We will also tackle the issue of context, and will look at the ways in which the physical environment of the school impacts on the quality of learning. This leads us into an exploration of the challenges of effectively planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating a
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Labour Pains
 Could the financial crisis spell the beginning of the end for trade unions?

In this podcast Professor of Political Economy, Andreas Bieler looks into the possible knock-on effects.

Professor Bieler also looks ahead to an upcoming workshop on trans
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Effective Leadership of Social Enterprise
This course is about the leadership challenges of creating and sustaining high performing nonprofit organizations. The operating environment for nonprofit organizations is changing as dynamically as that of the for-profit sector. A venerable name is no longer sufficient to insure the success, much less the sustainability, of an organization. Yet the theory of how to effectively manage established nonprofits is in many cases just being formulated and tested. This course enables the student to bot
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Understand school leadership and governance in the South African context (PDF)
This module aims at empowering school managers and teachers to develop and implement appropriate mentoring programmes. The learning guide of this module addresses three key questions as follows: What is mentoring? What are the personal and professional qualities of effective mentors? How can we managing the establishment, monitoring and evaluation of a school mentoring programme?
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Understand school leadership and governance in the South African context (Word)
This module gives an overview of what management and leadership is about in a school setting. As an aspiring principal it begins a process of developing understanding about the challenges that face principals on a daily basis and allows you to also explore your own realities and decide on new and better action. In addition, you will look at some of the international trends in management and leadership and will compare what is happening in the South Africa scene to others.
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Mentor school managers and manage mentoring programmes in schools: ACE School Management and Leaders
This module aims at empowering school managers and teachers to develop and implement appropriate mentoring programmes. The learning guide of this module addresses three key questions as follows: What is mentoring? What are the personal and professional qualities of effective mentors? How can we managing the establishment, monitoring and evaluation of a school mentoring programme?
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Lead and Manage people: ACE School Management and Leadership (PDF)
This module is one of seven core modules in the ACE (School Leadership) programme. You will find that there are therefore constant cross references between this module and the other modules. This is because in working in schools we constantly need to lead and manage other people in the processes of teaching and learning and in the supporting development and implementation of policies and procedures.
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Lead and Manage people: ACE School Management and Leadership (Word)
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