Leadership Essentials (Online)

Eli Broad College of Business

Eli Broad College of Business

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Who should attend

The course in Leadership Essentials is designed for emerging leaders or those new to a leadership position who are:

  • Junior to mid-level managers
  • Recently promoted to a supervisory role
  • Aspiring supervisors or those preparing to take on a supervisory role for the first time
  • Supervisors with an established knowledge of management principles who are looking to brush up on their leadership skills

About the course

“Manager” may be a title that denotes a position of leadership, but “leadership” is a skill set, a knowledge base and a mindset that transcends job titles. Moving into that official leadership role for the first time can be exhilarating, gratifying and intimidating all at once. How do you act as a leader? Where do you start? Start with the basics to build up the essential skills and knowledge you need as a leader.

Leadership Essentials covers a wide range of fundamental concepts, methods and practices designed to help mold leaders responsible for translating the vision, mission, and objectives to an organization’s first-level or departmental employees. With four primary focus areas, the course will provide you with the strategies and techniques for effective leadership in a supervisory role, self- and team-discovery through the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Assessment, successfully leading people and processes and using leadership behavior to overcome challenges.

What You’ll Learn

Leadership in the Supervisory Role

  • Implement an employee performance review process that incorporates stated expectations, goal setting, ongoing feedback and formal review
  • Communicate employee appraisal results and indicate opportunities for performance improvement
  • Develop your own style and methods for leadership by exploring various practices of leadership, management and supervision
  • Adapt to and implement the latest theories and trends in leadership today

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Assessment

  • Gain a historically and psychologically grounded understanding of the (MBTI) Assessment
  • Discover your MBTI personality type and how this informs your attitude, actions and decision-making processes
  • Understand and lead the diverse personalities in your team through effective coaching
  • Better relate and respond to your own supervisor’s personality type, as well as the different personalities across the levels of your organization

Leading People and Processes

  • Assign and delegate tasks, projects and responsibilities to improve efficiency and empower team members
  • Establish managerial control processes by creating standards, measuring performance and correcting issues
  • Adopt methods for team and individual discipline using authority, constructive feedback and problem examination
  • Build a high-performing team by leading them in different ways through understanding the phases of forming, storming, norming, performing and transforming

Leadership Behaviors that Overcome Challenges

  • Learn and apply effective conflict resolution techniques and tactics
  • Respond to employee complaints and grievances with discernment, fairness and effective decision making
  • Understand various labor laws and maintain compliance with labor unions
  • Improve team efficiency and effectiveness using methods of time management, prioritization and scheduling

Leadership Essentials (Online) at Eli Broad College of Business

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