Crisis Leadership
Deakin University
  • Start Date: 07 Feb, 2022
  • 3 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Discover why leadership is crucial in a crisis and develop the skills you need to effectively navigate crisis management.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Hone your leadership skills to effectively manage crises


Crises are common, varied, and pose significant challenges to organisations and their leaders. A working knowledge of crisis management and leadership is essential for leaders to ensure their organisations get through these adverse circumstances.


On this three-week course from Deakin University, you’ll be introduced to the concept of crisis leadership from an organisational perspective.


You’ll explore what crisis leadership entails through case studies, readings, videos, peer discussion, and learning activities as you learn how to build your leadership skills for managing crises more effectively.


Discover the importance of crisis management


You’ll delve into the different types of crises and explore how crisis management is experienced by individuals and organisations.


With this knowledge, you’ll reflect on your leadership role in the management of crises, and the importance of being a leader when dealing with these challenging situations.


Discover how to execute a successful crisis management plan


Once you have an understanding of crises, you’ll unpack the qualities and strategies to help you develop an effective management plan.


You’ll explore this within real-world contexts to understand how to apply your skills to the workplace.


Learn from the experts at Deakin University


By the end of the course, you’ll have the knowledge to successfully overcome the challenges of a crisis, and the confidence to effectively lead your team through the difficult period.


Learning from the specialists at Deakin University, you’ll benefit from their years of experience in leadership research and education.


This course is designed for those with managerial roles in their organisations and those who aspire to be future managers wanting to learn more about the necessary skills in managing crises.


You do not need to have any prior experience or qualifications, however, some basic knowledge about leadership is helpful.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

Deakin University

Deakin University offers a brilliant education where students are and where they want to go – in their lives and in their careers. Deakin is Australia’s eighth largest university with over 53 000 students from more than 100 countries, with one quarter choosing to study wholly online at our Cloud Campus.

Deakin excels in research, ranking in the top two per cent of universities in the world in fields including nutrition, information technology and carbon fibre.^ Deakin is also a leader in the quality of teaching and learning, ranking first for student satisfaction in the state of Victoria, Australia for six consecutive years (Australian Graduate Survey, 2010-2015). Deakin University offers you a personalised experience with premium digital engagement, creating the power and opportunities to live in a connected and evolving world.

Deakin is Australia’s premier university in driving the digital frontier – to enable globally connected education for the jobs of the future, and research that makes a difference to the communities we serve.

^ Academic Ranking of World Universities, Times Higher Education and QS World University Rankings

 

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