The Open University - Agile Leadership and Management

The course will equip managers, leaders, and those aspiring to move into leadership roles with strategies and tools to support team development at all levels. This microcredential has been created by The Open University in collaboration with Agile Business Consortium .
  • The Open University, England
  • 919 €
  • 3 Months
  • Online
  • 10 October 2022

Course Information

Agile is a mindset and is used to describe an alternative way of working. By adopting an Agile approach, teams can stay productive and focused on customer needs, learning to adapt to increasingly complex and uncertain environments while also building resilience and sustainability for better outcomes.

Using practice and research-based strategies, you’ll build your skills and knowledge of Agile working, which will help you to:

  • increase your leadership effectiveness
  • improve team engagement and cohesion
  • improve communication across teams and leadership levels
  • reduce workplace stress
  • reduce workplace conflict
  • improve the quality and quantity of production

About the university

The Open University is a public research university and with more than 170,000 students it is the University with the largest number of students in the UK. Worldwide The Open University has more than 2 million students. They offer flexible part-time study, supported distance and open learning for undergraduate and postgraduate courses and qualifications. With more than 50 years of experience in delivering part-time flexible education, the University has broadened its range of programmes to suit all needs.


Learning format

Your learning, your rules- this course is split into weeks, activities, and steps, but you can complete them as quickly or slowly as you like.

Join a global classroom- Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners.

Map your progress- Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control.

You’ll have access to our online welcome area where you’ll be able to read any announcements relating to your microcredential. 

This microcredential consists of a single course of 12 week length. You are supposed to dedicate 13 study hours per week.  Once you’ve successfully completed the microcredential, you’ll receive your academic credits from The Open University. You’ll also have ongoing, unlimited access to the course materials.


Entry requirements

To study this postgraduate micro credential you will ideally have:

  • A Bachelors degree or an equivalent level qualification
  • 2 years experience working in team-based projects or management roles; and
  • A strong interest in agile management, leadership or business agility

If you do not have a degree or equivalent level qualification you may find the PG level assessment challenging.

Apply before:

09 October 2022

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