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Leadership and Stages of Business Development - PDC72008

Are you a business leader or budding business leader? If so, this online micro-credential is for you! It will outline the business growth cycle, also called the Sigmoid Curve or the S-curve, and the associated stages along the S-curve: development, introduction, growth, maturity and decline. You will learn about the characteristics of the organisations in each of these stages and explore what leadership means for each stage. Case studies from great business leaders will be provided to consolidate these concepts. As a micro-credential, this course gives you a certificate of completion and a digital badge to display in your profile or share on social media.

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STUDY MODES

Fee

$153

DURATION

17 hours online self-paced learning. Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.

This online micro-credential will outline the business growth cycle, also called the Sigmoid Curve or the S-curve. The stages along the S-curve are development, introduction, growth, maturity and decline. You will learn about the characteristics of the organisations in each of these stages and explore what leadership means for each stage. In addition, Verne Harnish’s Scaling Up (2014) and Peter Senge’s The Fifth Discipline (1990) will be explored and you will learn how these can apply to businesses along the S-curve. Case studies from great business leaders will be provided to consolidate these concepts.

This online micro-credential provides a non-creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Our micro-credentials are aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What is a Digital Badge?

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  1. Identify methods to improve team and individual performances using measures of effective performance
  2. Describe each of the stages of the business growth cycle
  3. Outline what leadership means for each stage of the business growth cycle.

Assessment

Online Quiz

Award

Digital Badge via Credly

Students can also download a Certificate of Completion, share to social media or add to a professional portfolio. 

There are no specific entry requirements to enrol in this micro-credential, however, it is relevant to anyone who would like to complete studies in this field, in a flexible and self-paced environment.

Our micro-credentials are available for anyone to access. You do not have to be a CQUniversity student. 

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

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