Leadership and Management - ACSC-CLM

Joint Services Command and Staff College
5 days - residential

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About this course

You will gain a greater appreciation of the role and responsibilities involved in leadership and management in your current or future employment by improving your understanding of command, leadership and management to progress, organise and develop business in the right way.

Applications timelines for the various categories are as follows:
  • MOD civil servants and other government departments, no later than 3 weeks before the start of the course
  • foreign military and civil servant expressions of interest need to be declared by 22 June 2017
  • industry partners and non government organisations no later than 18 August 2017
MOD civil servant application forms will need to be supported by completion of the line management approval section before a place on the course can be allocated.

What you will learn

The course examines the following:
  • leadership and management concepts
  • the role of ethics in good leadership
  • individual,group and organisational behaviours
  • personal perspectives on leadership: learning from the civilian sector
  • the application of self awareness techniques
  • dealing with challenges
Course delivery is via central lectures by academics, practitioners, the media and facilitated discussions led by military directing staff and academics from Kings College London.  During syndicate discussions you will have the opportunity to reflect upon how what you have learnt during the lectures can enhance your own personal performance.

How will this course help my career?

Providing a valuable insight for civil servant B2/C1s or personnel at that equivalent level of management; within the context of defence’s contribution to understanding international security and perspectives in an operational level, this unique study opportunity explores the current perceptions at time of delivery on the security situation associated with global and regional security both in the UK and overseas perspective.

Working alongside military and civilian personnel studying full time on the Advanced Command Staff Course will allow interaction and contribution within a professional and unique learning environment.

Personnel interested in developing an understanding of contemporary theories of leadership and management and analyse individual and organisational behaviours within a defence context. Middle managers who aspire to senior leadership roles, looking to reflect on their leadership and management skills along side experienced military personnel.

Security and restrictions

Civil servants and OGD grade: B2/G7  C1/SEO, or industry equivalent. 

Overseas military or civil servants required a good standard of fluency in written and spoken English (NATO SLP 3333) and be comfortable with learning in English at post-graduate level.

Before you attend

Pre-reading material will be identified and is essential to personnel achieving good learning outcomes from attendance on the course.

You will be enrolled on the course Virtual Learning Environment to support engagement in the learning process.

If you are seeking a Ministry of Defence (MOD) funded place, you will need to demonstrate in your application that there is a clear business need to undertake the course. 

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Industry
  • Internationals
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
  • Other government departments (OGDs)
Serving UK Military and TA personnel will be nominated by their respective career management grouping desk officers for attendance on this course.

How will I learn?

Classroom, Blended Learning

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