Be an effective and engaging leader with the University of Sheffield’s MSc Leadership and Management In today’s challenging times, as organisations emerge from economic upheaval, leadership matters more than ever because effective leadership has a significant impact on corporate performance. The MSc Leadership and Management, by Sheffield University Management School, divulges the established theories of leadership through a team of world-class academics. Their primary focus lies on developing leadership skills to be at the helm in today’s unsettled economic climate as an effective leader. Sheffield University Management School is in the top one per cent of business schools of the world with the prestigious Triple Crown accreditation (AMBA, EQUIS, and AACSB), a status that has been achieved by only 59 schools worldwide. The MSc Leadership and Management course is a one year full-time programme during which students explore cutting edge research in areas such as positive organisational behaviour and authentic and entrepreneurial leadership. The programme has been designed with three distinct features including skill-building and action learning, practical relevance, and research excellence and research led teaching. Sheffield University Management School believes that good leadership and management holds the key to organisational effectiveness and social and economic prosperity. The course focuses on imparting practical skills and knowledge to the students, which are critical to effective performance in the contemporary workplace. Students are able to reflect on the real-world business environment, owing to the applied skills and expertise sought by today’s employers. Moreover, the programme’s graduates are also entitled to a dedicated careers service to keep them in touch with various professional organisations. Therefore, whether the students are looking for developing their skills for promotion or have ambitions in leadership and people management, MSc Leadership and Management is aimed at current and future managers who are looking to develop their leadership skills. The annual fee for the course is £17,130. The programme will have intakes in September 2014 and although there is no official deadline, early application is recommended to allow students to be considered for the five MSc Scholarships for Indian students worth £2000 each. All students who are eligible for a scholarship and have accepted their offer by 31 May 2014 will be automatically considered. For further information on the programme, please visit: http://www.shef.ac.uk/management/study/msc/courses/msc_leadership. For queries regarding the course, one can contact the programme leader Dr David E Rast at firstname.lastname@example.org.