Micro Course Information: LDEQ120 - Developing the Leader Within
Regardless of your title, you have the opportunity to serve as a leader. It might be at work, within a faith organization, or as a member of your community. While people often assume that to be a leader, you must be in a supervisory or management role, real leadership is about more than a person's title or position. In fact, many organizations increasingly expect their employees to be leaders in their everyday work. In this micro course, you will explore various leadership skills, styles, and strengths - including your own. This micro course is for anyone who wants to be a leader in their current position, has recently taken on a managerial role, or aspires to take on a future leadership role. Regardless of whether you have a traditional leadership role within your company or organization, you will come away from this micro course with strategies on how to lead through challenging situations and boost your effectiveness as a leader.
After successfully completing this micro course, you'll be able to:
- Describe a variety of leadership styles and their application to various workplace situations
- Identify ways to demonstrate leadership qualities regardless of title or position
- Articulate your own leadership philosophy
- Demonstrate the impact leadership has on an organization
Micro Course Outline
Unit 1 - Explore various types of leadership and examine your own leadership style.
Unit 2 - Discover which leadership style is most effective for different circumstances, and examine how leaders leverage these styles to influence others.
Unit 3-Explore your personal leadership experiences and discover personal traits that contribute to your organization.
Unit 4 - Identify your personal strengths in the context of your community and/or organization, and construct a personal leadership philosophy.
Unit 5 - Explore the value and impact of positive leadership.
This micro course is 100% online, features 15 hours of engaging content, and is self-paced over 4 weeks. You will receive access to the micro course on the 1st of the month, but you are free to work through the material when it works best in your schedule! More information is available on our CareerPLUS website or on our FAQ page.