Leadership Fundamentals

This course will introduce students to the application of processes, methods, knowledge, skills and experience to act as a successful leader. Students will be able to define leadership and list and apply the skills required to be an effective leader.

 

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Define leadership and describe the attributes of an effective leader.
  • Identify the different leadership types and leadership styles.
  • Describe the five key elements of leadership.
  • Identify and define the managerial leadership skills.
  • Define the difference between leadership and management.
  • Compare, contrast, and apply different leadership theories.
  • Apply theories of effective leadership and power in organizations.
  • Analyze the effectiveness of leadership styles in specific contexts from an instrumental, political and ethical perspective.
  • Effectively lead a team.
  • Adjust their leadership style so that they may improve their effectiveness in a variety of situations.
  • Reflect critically on their own leadership style so that they may be able to enhance their own effectiveness as leaders.
  • Adjust their leadership style to align with cultural expectations.
  • Understand the role of leadership in creating an environment that is psychologically safe.

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Kelowna Location:

Phone: (250) 765-7624

Vancouver Location:

Phone: 604-677-3866

Entry Requirements

  • Students must complete an intake with recruitment team.

Application Processing

  • Throughout the year

Completion

  • Certificate

Assessment

  • Student will be assessed by daily attendance, assignments, and completion of in class activities.

Completion Requirements

  • To successfully complete this course, students must:

    • Pass the final exam
    • Attend a minimum of 80% of the scheduled classes
    • Achieve a minimum overall score of 50%

     

Program Duration: 40 hours

Credentials Provided: Certificate

Fees: CAD $850.00

Required Course Materials : The Art of Leadership, 6e, G. Manning
Delivery Methods:
Online| On-campus| Combined
Modules
Topics
1
Types of leaders Individual qualities
2
Environmental factors Individual and the environment
3
Learning to lead Leadership qualities
4
Empowerment Effective leadership
5
Leading a team Persuasion
6
Diversity Delegation
7
Leadership variables
8
Leadership theory Vision
9
Leadership ethics Values
10
Leadership authority Leader as coach
11
Burnout Managing performance
12
International perspectives
13
Risk management
14
Core competencies
15
Review
16
Final Exam and wrap up
Course sequencing may vary
The program is delivered in English. The program will employ an in-class lecture delivery format. There is no mandatory homework; however, it is recommended that you review daily lectures and exercises completed.
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