LEADERSHIP– Distance Learning Course

By: ACS Distance Education  08/08/2013
Keywords: Distance learning, correspondence courses, distance education

There are seven lessons: 1. Introduction to Leadership (nature and scope of leadership) • Defining Leadership • Leadership and Group Culture • Leadership & Accountability • Theories of Leadership • Leadership Styles • Situational Leadership • Contingency Theories • Style Theories • Informal Leadership • Inspirational Leadership • Path Goal Theory • Instrumental Theories • Four Framework Leadership Model • Scope of Leadership • Leader Responsibilities • Sources of Power for a Leader • Professional Leadership 2. Leadership Characteristics/Qualities • Good Leader Characteristics • Leadership Potential • Emotionally Intelligent Leadership • Cognitive Barriers to Leadership • Nature vs Nurture: Leader Qualities • Self Assessment 3. Interpersonal Relationships • Interpersonal Skills • Empathy • Influencing Others • Perception • Self Knowledge • The Thought, Feeling, Action Cycle • Developing Self Awareness • Self Disclosure • Assertiveness 4. Communication Skills • The Communication Process • Body Language • Basic Principles of Communication • Factors Affecting Effective Communication • Awareness • Intent • Listening • Providing Feedback • Paraphrasing • Reflective Responses • Summarizing • Preventing Ineffective Listening • Open Questions • Communication Barriers 5. Team Building • Benefits of Teams • Elements of a Team • Establishing a Team • Types of Team Members (Collaborators, Communicators, Challengers, Contributors • Team Leadership • Team Leader Responsibilities • Decision Making in Teams 6. Systematic and Lateral Thinking • Metacognition • Perception Formation • Bases for Perception • Information and Perception Formation • Gestalt Theory & Patterns of Perception • Schemas • Perception Formation Implications for a Leader • Lateral Thinking • Win-Win Negotiation • Systematic Thinking • Legal Liability 7. Applications • Explain the significance of leadership for a specific project or event. • Identify the role and tasks of leadership, in the same project. • Integrate factual information with theoretical information to derive a sensible solution to a leadership problem in a sensible timeframe in the same project. • Plan the development and building of the team to achieve these aims in the same project. • Plan actions for sustaining and motivating the team to achieve the aims. • Provide information on the plan of action to organize the event. Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Business-and-Management/LEADERSHIP-BBS110-533.aspx Or email us at [email protected] for more information

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