Who should attend
This course is intended for mid- to upper-level managers, high potentials, and senior leaders. Learners may come from every continent and from a diverse range of organizations, including for profits large and small, NGOs, and governmental agencies.
This course would also benefit any level of manager or individual contributor with over three years of experience who wants to gain a better understanding of where they can gain sources of power in order to accomplish goals at work and in their life.
About the course
Leaders at every level need to be able to execute on their ideas. In virtually every case, this means that leaders need to be able to persuade others to join in this execution. In order to do so, understanding how to create and utilize power in an organization is critical.
In this course, developed by Professor Glen Dowell, Ph.D., of Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management, students will focus on their personal relationship with power as well as how power works in their organization and social network.
Participants who complete this course will be able to...
- Assess how powerful you are within your professional circumstances
- Analyze what creates power and take stock of where power resides
- Analyze, enhance, and activate your network to achieve goals and improve your ability to exercise power
- Consider what constitutes responsible use of power and the limits of power
Module 1: Power Situations
Module 2: Sources of Power
Module 3: Networks
Module 4: Responsible Use of Power
Biography Professor Glen Dowell is an associate professor of management and organizations at the Johnson Graduate School of Management. He researches in the area of corporate sustainability, with a focus on firm environmental performance. Recent projects have investigated the effect of local demo...
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