Leading Your Team

Do you want to learn the keys to team success, so you can lead engaged motivated teams of your own? This course links ideas with your real-life experiences and provides you with the foundational skills to do just that.


Leading for Success

Certified by

Switch Education and Chartered Management Institute

Chartered Manager Pathway


Study method

Independent, self-paced

Start date



18 hours



Get Recognised. Get Chartered.

Leading Your Team is the second of the three SWITCH courses within our PATH Programme, Leading for Success. Leading for Success has been endorsed by the Chartered Management Institute (UK), an organisation that for over 60 years has been dedicated to developing and supporting world class leaders and managers throughout their careers. It is the only chartered professional body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence.

Leading for Success and Managing for Success are the two programmes we have developed in conjunction with CMI which enable you to be awarded the CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership. If you already have 5 years management experience, obtaining this Certificate will enable you to apply for globally-recognised designation of Chartered Manager. Yay!

Why study this course?

In this course you will see how key considerations such as creating the right team culture adapting your leadership style, and tying your team’s focus to overall business objectives are all crucial components of making you a more effective leader of people. You will learn to:

Discuss how to establish a culture of professionalism, mutual trust, respect and support within the team


Discuss how leadership styles are adapted to meet the changing needs of the team and lift performance


Evaluate the impact of a leader͛s clear focus in leading the team in the achievement of the team objectives


Evaluate how the leader supports and develops understanding of the organisational direction


Course overview

The first module of this course is designed to inspire you to learn how to become more effective at Leading Your Team. You’ll see how key considerations such as creating the right team culture, adapting your leadership style, and tying your team’s focus to overall business objectives are all crucial components of making you a more effective leader and manager of people.

The second and third modules are designed to empower you with the knowledge you need to become more effective at Leading Your Team. By learning both the what and the how of team leadership, your confidence and self-efficacy beliefs to lead your team successfully will grow.

Finally the fourth module is designed to help you transform and become a more effective team leader. You do this by thinking about what you’ve learned, your own experiences and then actively thinking through how you can apply your new knowledge to your role.

How we support you

Pedagogy that works

We combine over 50 years of business and education experience, social cognitive theory principles and lots of reflection and practice to ensure you will leave our programmes transformed.

Experienced facilitators

Switch educators are experienced, academically qualified and successful senior managers with a passion for helping people to learn. They are committed to creating more empowered and happier workplaces.

Learning Journal

We have introduced a downloadable digital workbook designed to help you capture your reflections.  If you undertake the assessment to earn your CMI Level 5 Qualification, these notes and our helpful CMI icon will give you a head start.

Social Learning

Our comments area allows you to share your thoughts with your fellow scholars. Here you can refine and reinforce your thinking as well as give others the opportunity to learn from your reflections. Our ultimate aim is to help you absorb more knowledge, feel better supported and develop the self-confidence you need to be successful in your career as a leader.

Empowered Learning

We believe learning should be an empowering experience. The most impactful learning needs self-reflection – and only through self-reflection do we learn how to be self-directed and self-managing. That’s why we’ve created a self-directed learning platform with as much built-in support as possible.


Our comprehensive FAQs have all the answers to your learning questions.

Leading for Success Programme

By signing up for all 3 courses in the Leading for Success programme at once, you save 10%!


Leading Your Self

We introduce you to the key leadership styles to help you better understand your natural style. With this knowledge you can improve your effectiveness as a leader and manage your impact on others.

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Leading Your Team

You will see how creating the right team culture, adapting your leadership style and linking your team goals to organisational objectives are crucial to helping you lead more effectively.

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Leading Your Organisation

We unlock the keys that make leaders great in the 21st century, with a particular focus on culture and the external environment.

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