Updated: Mar 13, 2020
edX Online Course - Becoming an Effective Leader
What is this course about?
This course will equip aspiring leaders with an understanding of what leadership is and how an individual can develop the skills required to become an effective leader in their organisation. Taught by instructors and presenters with decades of business and not-for-profit leadership experience, you will learn the difference between leadership and management, the importance of understanding others and building empathy and relationships, and gain a better understanding of the different leadership styles you may encounter throughout your career.
What you will learn?
What leadership means and how have we come to identify what it comprises
Leadership styles and the theories behind them
The relationship between power and leadership and how to influence others
The role of ethics and values in leadership
How to become a credible leader and business steward
The importance of followership for leader outcomes