Micro Bachelor's Degree in Leadership and People Management

Level 6 is equivalent to Bachelor's level

This Micro Bachelor program aims to enable learners to understand leadership and management theories and how to use leadership and management skills to improve motivation and performance. Learners will also analyze team dynamics and their importance in achieving organizational goals.

Level 6 is equivalent to Bachelor’s level and could transfer 20 credits and total tuition fees to Bachelor programs of Paris-U.

Programs in details

Learning Outcomes:

1. Understand theories of leadership and people management.

  • 1.1 Assess the skills and attributes needed for leadership.
  • 1.2 Evaluate the differences between leadership and management.
  • 1.3 Compare and contrast leadership styles for different management positions.

2. Be able to assess ways to improve motivation and performance by applying leadership skills.

  • 2.1 Evaluate ways to motivate staff to achieve organisational objectives.
  • 2.2 Assess the link between motivational theories and reward.
  • 2.3 Assess the effectiveness of reward systems in different types of organisations.
  • 2.4 Evaluate the methods employers use to monitor employee engagement and performance.

3. Be able to plan and assess individual work performance and development.

  • 3.1 Analyse the factors involved in planning to monitor and assess work performance.
  • 3.2 Plan and deliver the assessment of the development needs of individuals.
  • 3.3 Evaluate the success of the assessment process.

4. Be able to analyse team

  • 4.1 Evaluate the benefits of teamwork for dynamics and its importance in achieving organisational goals. Organisation.
  • 4.2 Analyse ways in which managers can resolve conflicts within a team to achieve organisational goals.
  • 4.3 Review the effectiveness of the team dynamics in achieving specified goals.


Leadership and Management & Leadership Theories

Course Coverage:
  • Theories, models and styles of leadership and their application to different situations: impact of leadership styles; theories and practices of motivation, e.g. Maslow, McGregor, Herzberg; influencing and persuading others; the influence of cultural environment within the organisation; differences between leadership and management; leadership power bases; delegation; emotional intelligence.

Motivation Theories, Monitoring and Performance Management

Course Coverage:
  • Motivation: theories of motivation g. F Taylor, E Mayo, A Maslow, F Herzberg, D McGregor, D McClelland, VVroom; Ouchi, relationship between motivation theories and reward; employee involvement techniques; devolved authority and responsibility; open communications; organisational culture (ethos, values, mission);
  • Monitoring: probation; appraisal, feedback; performance indicators goal theory; SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, time-constrained) targets (sales, growth, financial, waiting times, pass rates, punctuality, attendance); benchmarking
  • Reward management: job evaluation; factors determining pay, reward systems; pay, performance-related income; pension schemes, profit sharing; flexible working, leave; health care.
Planning and assessment of work performance
Course Coverage:
  • Identifying development needs learning styles and processes; planning, recording, monitoring and evaluating; group development processes and behaviour.
  • Planning, work orientation and job design: application of motivation theories and empowerment techniques; communication styles and techniques; delegation techniques and processes; supervision styles, working and practices
  • Performance monitoring and assessment: measuring effective performance; providing feedback; appraisal processes; benchmarking performance processes; codes of practice and procedures relating to disciplinary situations; diversity issues; management principles;
Teams and Groups
  • Team-working and development: flexible working practices; team formation, e.g. Tuckman, structures and interactions, e.g. Belbin’s Team Role Theory, Adair’s Action Centred Leadership model; benefits of team working; politics of working relationships; diversity issues; working cultures and practices; promotion of anti-discriminatory practices and behaviours; team building processes; conflict resolution; delegation and empowerment; coaching, support, mentoring; training, supervision, monitoring and evaluation
  • Avery, G. (2004) Understanding Leadership. London: Sage
  • Bratton, J., Grint, K. and Nelson, D. L. (2005) Organizational Leadership. New York: Thomson South Western.
  • Brooks, I. (2009) Organisational Behaviour: Individuals, Groups, and Organisations. Harlow: FT Prentice Hall.
  • Buchanan, D. and Huczynski, A. (2010) Organizational Behaviour: An Introductory Text. 7th Edition. London: Prentice Hall
  • Daft, R. (2006) The Leadership Experience. New York: Thomson South Western. Gill, R. (2006)Theory and Practice of Leadership. London: Sage.
  • Gold. J., Thorpe, R. and Mumford, A. (2010) Leadership and Management Development, 5th Edition. CIPD
  • Mabey, C. and Finch-Lees, T. (2008) Management and Leadership Development. London: Sage.
  • Mullins, L. (2010) Management and Organisational Behaviour. 9th Edition. London: Prentice Hall.
  • Northouse, P. G. (2007) Leadership Theory and Practice. London: Sage
  • Northouse, P. G. (2009) Introduction to Leadership, Concepts and Practice. London: Sage
  • Robbins, S. and Judge, T. (2009) Organizational Behaviour. New Jersey: Person Prentice Hall

Entry requirements

To enroll in the Micro Bachelor program, the learner must possess the following:

  • Graduated vocational schools or College or having completed 2nd year of Bachelor’s or
  • Relevant NQF / QCF / RQF Level 5 Diploma, or equivalents; or
  • HNDs/ NVQs/ Foundation degrees/ Diploma of higher education (DipHE) or
  • At least two years of working experience.
  • And learners must be over 18 years old.

Université Libérale de Paris (Paris-U) reserves the highest decision-making power for admission whether to accept or not accept after a specific review of each candidate’s profile to ensure they can comprehend and gain benefits when participating. For the fake university or diploma mills, Paris-U shall not be accepted.

English language requirements

Proof of English language proficiency must be provided if a learner is not from a predominantly English-speaking country.

Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2 or equivalent

Or A minimum TOEFL score of 101 or IELTS 6.5; Reading and Writing must be at 6.5 or equivalent.

After graduating from the Micro Bachelor program, students receive all certified documents from Université Libérale de Paris. 

Certified Documents:

  • e-Certificate from Université Libérale de Paris. 
  • Hard copy certificate from Université Libérale de Paris. 
  • Accreditation of Prior Experimental Learning for Qualification (APELQ) certified from Paris-U for credit and tuition fee transfer.
  • Accreditation & Recognition certified letter from Paris-U.

Because the program is accredited and recognized, students can easily use certified in the working environment and have many opportunities for career advancement. In addition, if you want to study for a university degree, students can convert all credits and the full tuition fee when participating in the program Paris-U.

Micro Bachelor’s Degree from Paris-U is certified at the bachelor level and is equivalent to:

  • Level 6 Certificate of Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) of the UK
  • Level 9 Certificate of Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF)
  • Level 6 Certificate of Credit and Qualifications Framework (CQFW)
  • Level 6 certificate of European Qualifications Framework (EQF)
  • Level 7 & 8 certificates of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)
  • Level 6 certificate of ASEAN Qualifications Reference Framework (AQRF)
  • Level 7 & 8 certification of the African Continental Qualifications Framework (ACQF)

Students can convert all credits and the full tuition fee when participating in the Paris-U academic programs if they want to study for an academic degree.

Credits transfer:

Learners can accumulate 20 credits from the Micro Bachelor program when participating in the Bachelor of Business Administration with Hons – final year. Please see the credit transfer policy HERE.

Tuition fee transfer:

When participating in the BBA with Hons program, students who have graduated with 1 Micro Bachelor Degree will receive a discount equivalent with short courses tuition fee. Please see the tuition fee transfer HERE

[APEL.Q] – Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) for Award of Academic Qualifications (Q) is the award of academic qualifications to individual learners through the evaluation and assessment of prior experiential learning towards fully accredited programmes offered by Paris-U. A degree with [APEL.Q] pathway is granted based on the knowledge, skills, and competencies acquired through formal, informal, or non-formal learning.

As a crucial component of Liberal Education, Paris-U is the first university in the world to implement the APEL.Q approach to acknowledge experience and knowledge fully. Assist students in becoming rapidly recognised and entering the labor market.

Short Courses Certified programs are wholly approved and recognised, according to the same rigorous standards as academic degree programs. Learners might include this qualification in their portfolios when submitting for the APEL.Q examination.

Please note that the APEL.Q process will lead to only an MBA from Paris-U, not a dual degree. For more information, read more HERE

Université Libérale de Paris (Paris-U) Certified program is not-for-profit, so the tuition fees are fully supported by Paris-U and its partners. Université Libérale de Paris reserves the right not to accept more students if the number exceeds the quotas.

Apply Policy:

  • To participate in Paris-U’s Short courses program, students need to meet the entry criteria corresponding to each level. Please see the “Entry” tab for more details.
  • Paris-U will only accept applicants if their entry qualifications are from diploma mill universities or schools/universities that are accredited.
  • For Level 6 short courses programs, if an entry diploma is unavailable, students must demonstrate a minimum of 2 years of work experience in the relevant field.
  • English is not a mandatory entry requirement for short course programs, but candidates must ensure that English is used in reading documents, listening to lectures, and doing assignments. Candidates should note that English is mandatory when switching to an academic program at Paris-U.

Apply Process:

  1.  Choose the program that suits your requirements. Note that applicants without a university degree will not be able to participate in the Micro Bachelor program, and applicants without a Master’s degree will not be able to join the Micro Master program.
  2. Email your application to support@paris-u.fr with all the required documents. You could download the application form here.
  3. Our admission department will reach out to you and guide you through further processes if the registration documents need to be supplemented.
  4. Université Libérale de Paris will issue the Letter of Acceptant (LOA). You will then proceed to the next steps and pay the tuition fees according to the instructions.
  5. Université Libérale de Paris will issue a student confirmation letter, login account to the e-learning system and related documents.
  6. You have become an official Paris-U student; enjoy your learning journey!

The Short Courses Certified program is a fully online program. You can study anytime, anywhere. The final exam will be uploaded to the system and marked by the academic panel of Paris-U. Students must submit assignments on time. Otherwise, the student is considered not to continue the program.

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Tuition fees

Tuition policies are in keeping with the provisions of the Paris-U policy and are subject to change without notice. In some cases, Paris-U offers a variety of Scholarships for International Students. 

Level 6 short courses tuition feee & e-certificate
Hard copy certificate & APEL.Q documents
Transfer to Paris-U degrees

Université Libérale de Paris

Université Libérale de Paris (Paris-U) offers higher education programmes in English only and that are different from the French National Curricula and Programmes leading to French Government accredited university qualifications, which falls under the French Public Higher Education sector.

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