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Innovative Leadership

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This course provides a foundation of understanding of leadership and its role in managing people and systems. This course will cover key leadership elements such as effective leadership behavior, power and influence, the differences between leadership and management, leading change, intrapreneurship, and how an innovative mindset impacts people and systems in a continually changing global and virtual environment.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    The Difference Between Leadership and Management

    • Discuss the essential components of leadership.
    • Differentiate between leadership and management.
    • Evaluate the roles of leaders and managers.

    Evolution and Interrelationship Among Leadership Theories

    • Examine the trait theories of leadership.
    • Express the behavioral theories of leadership.
    • Interpret the contingency models of leadership.
    • Assess the skills and situational approaches to leadership.

    Leadership and Power

    • Define relationship-based theories of leadership.
    • Compare and contrast power and leadership.
    • Analyze the five sources of power.
    • Describe tactics that can be used to motivate and influence others.

    Individual Leadership Styles

    • Explain the Five-Factor Personality Model.
    • Distinguish between management or transactional theories of leadership and positive theories of leadership.
    • Summarize principles of effective transformational leadership.

    Developing Leadership in a Changing World

    • Describe the Team Leadership Model.
    • Apply principles of motivational leadership within a variety of diverse cultures.
    • Appraise the effects of gender, culture, and diversity on leadership style and effectiveness.
    • Evaluate key aspects of leadership within transformational and global business environments.
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