Leadership Development

Explore change management principles, organisational conflict resolution, and strategies for motivating and influencing teams.
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6 weeks, 5-6
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Work through interactive modules released weekly


Earn a certificate from Nile University of Nigeria
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Unlock your leadership potential

What does it take to ascend to a leadership role? This course explores the essential qualities for effective leadership through engaging theoretical frameworks and practical applications.

Our cohort-based online learning model offers the flexibility that working professionals need while creating opportunities to expand your network.

Create a tailored leadership development plan as a takeaway toolkit for continued leadership effectiveness.

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Distinguish between various leadership styles and identify situations where each is most effective.
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Develop strategies to foster open communication and collaboration within teams.
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Apply change management frameworks to navigate organisational transitions effectively.
Create a tailored leadership development plan as a takeaway toolkit for continued leadership effectiveness.

What can leadership skills do for your career?

If you can demonstrate marketable leadership skills, there is no limit to what you can achieve.

Chief Operations Officer
Creative Director
Community Organiser
Human Resources Manager
Team Leader
Social Entrepreneur
Programme Director
Startup Founder

The student experience

Flexible schedule
Flexible schedule

Engage with the self-paced course materials on your own schedule, while honouring key deadlines.

Networking opportunities
Networking opportunities

Meet your peers and be the first to find out about fresh opportunities in the online student community.

The student experience

Engaging content
Engaging content

Watch videos, complete hands-on exercises, and discuss industry developments with your fellow students.

Mobile app
Mobile app

We know you’re always on the move! Use our mobile app to download content and learn anytime, anywhere.

Personalised support
Personalised support

Our Student Success team, Facilitators, and Tech Support are available to help during business hours.

Course outline

In this online short course you will learn how to craft a personal leadership development plan to enhance your ability to inspire and motivate others. Design your own schedule while honouring key deadlines, all with the expert guidance of your dedicated course facilitator.

Please note: Module titles are subject to change.

Foundations of Leadership


Exploring Leadership Theories


Identifying Your Leadership Style


Communication and Collaboration


Resolving Conflict as a Leader


Leading Change

Learn leadership skills with full support

You don’t have to embark on this journey alone! At Nile Online, there are three dedicated teams that are all invested in your growth during your learning experience.

  • Student Success Our student success team will help you navigate any challenge you face throughout your learning journey, to ensure nothing can break your stride.
  • Course Facilitator Throughout the course, there are lively discussions in the student community where the input of a dedicated Facilitator helps everyone deepen their knowledge. There may also be times you have questions about the content, and in those moments, your Facilitator will help you find your way.
  • Technical Support Have you tried turning it off and on again? Of course you have! That’s why our Tech Support team is accessible during business hours to quickly help you solve any technical challenges.

Register your interest for Leadership Development today!

We’ll keep you up to date with all the exciting developments at Nile Online. Seize the right opportunity at the right time.

Benefits for your organisation

The world of work is always shifting, and the list of must-have skills grows longer each day. Short courses are ideal for addressing competency gaps in your teams or helping individuals take the next step along their growth plan.

If you’re looking to upskill a group of 10 or more employees, please discuss your needs with us to find the solution that’s right for you.