University of Colorado Boulder
A Technical Leader's Qualities and Effectiveness
University of Colorado Boulder

A Technical Leader's Qualities and Effectiveness

This course is part of Principles of Leadership: Leading Technical Teams Specialization

Taught in English

Daniel Moorer

Instructor: Daniel Moorer

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

7 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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Progress towards a degree

What you'll learn

  • Understand and apply the principles of establishing a vision for an organization.

  • Understand the value of collaboration in bringing a team together under one vision.

  • Understand why stakeholders are important to any leader's actions and how to manage them.

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

7 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Progress towards a degree

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This course is part of the Principles of Leadership: Leading Technical Teams Specialization
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There are 4 modules in this course

Understand the value of vision, courage, and resilience as a leader.

What's included

4 videos8 readings3 discussion prompts

Understand the value of positive outlook, responsibility, and collaboration as a leader.

What's included

3 videos4 readings3 discussion prompts

Understand the value of continuing to grow as a leader while avoiding pitfalls.

What's included

2 videos3 readings2 discussion prompts

To survive as a leader in today's workplace, it is necessary for the leader to have some proficiency in various specialties. These include negotiation, office politics, stakeholder management, and having a mentor. Each of these helps the leader to negotiate the environment in which they will find themselves.

What's included

4 videos4 readings1 peer review4 discussion prompts

Instructor

Daniel Moorer
University of Colorado Boulder
9 Courses6,284 learners

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This course is part of the following degree programs offered by University of Colorado Boulder. If you are admitted and enroll, your coursework can count toward your degree learning and your progress can transfer with you.

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