Certificate in Leadership

Certificate in Leadership

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$395.00
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, students will know: • What leadership is and how valuable good leadership can be • How leadership fits into every organization • Nine key qualities for Leadership • Work-life balance for leaders and those they lead • Eight step process for change • How to guide teams and foster a positive and productive work environment DESCRIPTION: This highly interactive leadership certificate program is designed for adults who want to acquire professional leadership skills and secure employment in leadership positions at various companies. Our program includes a variety of interactive materials such as games, flashcards, activities, and more that you can use to make your learning experience more engaging and fun. This certificate program is developed around the book called Leadership: How to Lead, How to Liveby D. Quinn Mills,and thus, covers a lot of material. Also, this book is used at the Harvard Business School as a valuable resource. Some of the topics we will cover include: • What leadership is • The value of good leadership • Nine key qualities for leadership • How leadership must fit into an organization • Work-life balance for leaders • How to guide a professional team • An eight-step process for change • How to foster a productive and positive work environment The program also includes multimedia presentations so you can increase your knowledge and make a successful career for yourself. It includes video segments that introduce Dr. Mills and various other leaders who discuss the following: • How leaders become leaders • The differences between leaders, administrators, and managers • Leadership ethics With the right skills, knowledge, and tools, you can become an effective leader and be a source of positive change at an organization. CERTIFICATION: Intuit
INFORMATION
Earn Your Certificate In Leadership
HOURS
20
DURATION (time given)
4 months
AVERAGE COMPLETION TIME
3 Months
SYLLABUS
Certificate in Leadership Module 1 - Introduction to Leadership • Leadership and explain its importance • The better-known leadership theories (Fiedler's contingency theory; Path-goal theory; Vroom-Yetton-Jago theory) • Leadership versus management and administration • The role of leadership in setting the ethical tone for an organization • The principles for building an ethical culture • How leadership requires setting an ethical example • How leaders can deal with ethical lapses • The role of leadership during an ethical crisis • Ethical principles to workplace scenarios • The positives and negatives surrounding charismatic leadership • The importance of training, learning, and role-playing in leadership • Seven bases for leadership • Why formal authority alone does not guarantee leadership • Nine key qualities for leadership • Five central skills needed for effective leadership and explain ways to strengthen or develop those skills in a leader • The role of leadership in shaping an organization's culture Certificate in Leadership Module 2 - Leaders and Work-Life Balance • Major sources of work-life balance conflict • The myths about work-life balance including the "make time later," division of labor, and "quality time" myths • Strategies to achieve balance, including balancing by week, over a year, and via a short career • Ways to maintain work-life balance • What defines personal fulfillment • Significant elements that play a role in a leader's life • Nine ways of viewing life's choices • A Personal Work-Life Balance Plan Certificate in Leadership Module 3 - Leading Teams • Key characteristics and types of teams • Benefits and challenges of empowered teams that leaders need to be aware of • Differences in the primary and secondary roles filled by empowered teams and team leaders • Key sources of motivation for empowered teams • Tuckman's model of team development • Key qualities and skills of a team leader • The value of using the "checklist for team leaders" • Suggested approaches for managing conflict in teams • The different approaches needed for leading virtual teams Certificate in Leadership Module 4 - Leading and Managing Change • Organizational change and the forms it can take • Kotter's Eight Step Process recommended for implementing change successfully • Lewin's model of change and discuss its limitations • Factors a leader or manager can employ to promote change • The change initiative planning process • The role of a leader in communicating change • Methods to foster participation • The underpinnings of resistance to change and how to overcome it • Other models of change management (ADKAR, GE CAP, Cisco Change Roadmap) • Change management models to specific scenarios • Strategic change and mastering a changing environment
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