University of Colorado Boulder
Accountability and Employee Engagement
University of Colorado Boulder

Accountability and Employee Engagement

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

Taught in English

Kathryn Tobey

Instructor: Kathryn Tobey

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

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24 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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Progress towards a degree

What you'll learn

  • By successfully completing this course, you will be able to apply different decision-making processes to different leadership situations.

  • You will also be able to describe how taking accountability is an essential part of being a leader.

  • And you will be able to put strategy, risk-management, and meeting stakeholder commitments into the context of corporate culture.

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

24 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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Progress towards a degree

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There are 5 modules in this course

This module leads off the second course in the Leading Technical Organizations Specialization that is the third specialization in the University of Colorado’s (CU’s) Engineering Management Program (EMP) leadership progression. This module explorers personal accountability, team accountability and how those contribute to an overall culture of accountability. Learners will study how great leaders, who are truly personally accountable, not allow excuses to veil their accountability for their results.​

What's included

7 videos9 readings1 quiz1 peer review

This module examines the processes of making decisions both big and small. It will look at the biases that every individual has and explorer ways to detect biases and minimize their impact on your decisions. We will explorer a couple different models for making classifying different types of decisions and following a structured process for making strategic decisions. With big decisions comes risk, you will learn how to evaluate the likelihood versus consequences to enable informed risk management choices.​

What's included

5 videos8 readings1 quiz1 peer review

There is nothing more powerful in the workplace that its culture and changing culture can be one of the most difficult missions for leaders to undertake. In this module, Guest Speaker Brynn Watson will share her knowledge of Leading Change & the Power of Culture. Brynn retired in April of 2022 as Vice President of Enterprise Innovation & Digital Transformation for Lockheed Martin Corporation. We will then delve into strategies for changing culture by looking at a couple of ways to model and evaluate culture and culture change.​

What's included

4 videos6 readings1 quiz1 peer review

This module explores conflict in the workplace. Effectively resolving conflict and mediating solutions that find a middle ground is an extremely valuable leadership skill. Learners will be introduced to strategies for engaging in crucial conversations and will hear how empathy can build trust and lead to a better outcome to a challenging situation.​

What's included

3 videos5 readings1 quiz1 peer review

In this final module of "Accountability and Employee Engagement", learners will delve into how being an authentic leader can greatly enhance trust with their team. Key to being an authentic leader is making ethical decisions. A guest speaker, T.J. Hasty, shares his views on ethical decision making in business that were shaped by years of military service followed by years of experience in corporate legal assignments. For learners taking the course for credit, the module ends with a culminating peer- reviewed paper.​

What's included

6 videos5 readings1 peer review

Instructor

Kathryn Tobey
University of Colorado Boulder
3 Courses3,491 learners

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