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Approx. 24 hours to complete

Suggested: 12 hours videos, quizzes, and homework...

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Subtitles: Arabic, French, Ukrainian, Chinese (Simplified), Portuguese (Brazilian), Turkish, English, Hindi, Romanian, Kazakh...

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MindfulnessLeadershipEmotional IntelligenceCoaching

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 24 hours to complete

Suggested: 12 hours videos, quizzes, and homework...

English

Subtitles: Arabic, French, Ukrainian, Chinese (Simplified), Portuguese (Brazilian), Turkish, English, Hindi, Romanian, Kazakh...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Week 1: Resonant Leadership and the Neuroscience Behind It

Great leaders moves people through resonant relationships. Resonant relationships occur when the leader and the people around them are in sync or in tune. These relationships are characterized by the shared experience of vision and hope, compassion and caring, and mindfulness. and how people can be inspired to change and inspire change in others. We demonstrate. We explore the neuroscience behind resonant and dissonant leadership, in terms of the default mode and task positive networks....
4 videos (Total 27 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Watch: What Is Great Leadership?8m
Watch: Resonant Leaders Create Experiences of Hope, Compassion, and Mindfulness6m
Watch: The Neuroscience of Leadership10m
4 readings
Read: Navigating the Course10m
Read & Watch: Required, Recommended, and Supplemental Readings & Video List10m
Read: Required and Recommended Reading List10m
Read: Recommended Reading List10m
2 practice exercises
Reflection: PLA #1 (Module 1.1) Leaders Who Brought Out the Best in You2m
Test for Understanding: Week 1 Quiz8m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Week 2: Renewal As an Antidote to Chronic Stress

We examine the effects of emotional contagion, both positive and negative on relationship. We examine the psychological and physiological process with which our bodies and minds experience stress and how it hinders openness to new ideas, people and emotions. Chronic annoying stress causes cognitive, emotional and perceptual impairment. We examine the Parasympathetic Nervous System, the bodies only way to ameliorate the effects of stress and renew. We examine how hope/vision, compassion, mindfulness and playfulness both build resonant relationships and enable us to renew....
3 videos (Total 33 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Watch: Stress and Renewal16m
Watch: Strategies for Renewal and Building Resonant Relationships8m
3 readings
Read: Recommended and Supplemental Reading List10m
Read & Watch: Supplemental Reading & Video List10m
Read: Recommended Reading List10m
1 practice exercise
Test for Understanding: Week 2 Quiz8m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Week 3: Emotional Intelligence and Its Link to Leadership

Emotional, social and cognitive intelligence competencies are the drivers of effective leadership, management and professional jobs. We review the research in private, public and non-profit sector jobs in many countries of the world....
2 videos (Total 24 min), 3 readings, 5 quizzes
2 videos
Watch: EI and SI in Various Fields of Work11m
3 readings
Read & Watch: Recommended and Supplemental Reading & Video List10m
Practice: PLA #6A - Coding Introduction10m
Read: Required and Recommended Reading List10m
5 practice exercises
Practice: Incident #36m
Practice: Incident #416m
Test for Understanding: PLA #6 - Coding Quiz/ Incident #512m
Apply Skills: ALA #1: Me at My Best2m
Test for Understanding: Week 3 Quiz8m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Week 4: Inspiring and Motivating Sustained Development, Growth and Learning

Intentional Change Theory and decades of longitudinal research showing how it creates sustained, desired change is introduced. Learners examine who and how people have helped them grow in the past and link it to future possibilities. We explore the Positive and Negative Emotional Attractors (PEA and NEA), which are states that enable change, and help us become open to it. We need the NEA to survive and the PEA to strive and flourish....
2 videos (Total 23 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Watch: The Positive (PEA) and Negative (NEA) Emotional Attractors10m
2 readings
Read: Required and Supplemental Reading List10m
Read & Watch: Required and Supplemental Readings & Video List10m
2 practice exercises
Reflection: PLA #7 (Module 4.1) Who Helped Me Most?2m
Test for Understanding: Week 4 Quiz8m
Week
5
4 hours to complete

Week 5: Coaching with Compassion to Inspire Sustained Learning and Development & Peer Coaching: With a Little Help from my Friends

This week we examine the PEA and the NEA in depth in terms of emotional, relational and neurological factors. We examine the type of conversations that inspire the PEA in others and why we call this coaching with compassion.e ...
5 videos (Total 65 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Watch: Survive and Thrive: Balancing the PEA and NEA9m
Watch: Practicing Conversations That Inspire14m
Watch: Reviewing and Assessing a Coaching with Compassion Essay14m
Watch: Instructions for Reviewing and Evaluating a Coaching with Compassion Essay14m
5 readings
Watch: Supplemental Video List10m
Read & Watch: Supplemental Readings & Video List10m
Read & Watch: Recommended and Supplemental Readings & Video List10m
Practice: PLA #9A (Module 5.3) Preview, Conversations that Inspire10m
Prepare: PLA #9B Information10m
1 practice exercise
Test for Understanding: PLA #9B PLA Quiz4m
Week
6
1 hour to complete

Week 6: Inspiring Change through Hope and Vision – Discovery #1 in ICT

This week we explore all of the five the phases of Intentional Change Theory in depth: how we distinguished the Ideal Self from the Ought Self. We examine life and career stages, how to know when you are in mid-life crises....
3 videos (Total 34 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Watch: The Beginning of Your Personal Vision8m
Watch: Developing Your Personal Vision, Including Life and Career Stages12m
3 readings
Read: Required and Supplemental Reading List10m
Watch: Supplemental Video List10m
Read & Watch: Required and Supplemental Readings & Video List10m
2 practice exercises
Reflection: PLA #10a (Module 7.2) Components of Ideal Self/Personal Vision2m
Reflection: PLA #10b (Module 7.3) Developing Your Personal Vision2m
Week
7
2 hours to complete

Week 7: The Multilevel Nature of Sustained, Desired Change

Following on from last week's modules, this week we turn to change at the team and organizational level. We outline how resonant leadership and the establishment of and membership in social identity groups can facilitate change in dyads, teams, organizations, communities, countries and even global change. We will review recent research documenting the effectiveness of developing shared vision....
4 videos (Total 39 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Watch: Developing Shared Vision in Teams and Organizations8m
Watch: Recent Research on the Impact of Shared Visio9m
Watch: Team Change and Developing Social Identity11m
3 readings
Read & Watch: Required and Recommended Readings & Videos List10m
Read: Required and Recommended Readings List10m
Watch: Supplemental Videos List10m
2 practice exercises
Apply Skills: ALA #3: Shared Vision2m
Test for Understanding: Week 7 Quiz8m
Week
8
1 hour to complete

Week 8: The Real Self and Learning Agenda – Discoveries #2, 3, 4 in ICT

In our final week, we examine the remaining elements of Intentional Change Theory: drawing a distinction between The Real Self and Faux Self, establishing a learning agenda, and emphasizing the value of experimentation and practice in shaping and re-shaping our visions. We conclude with a review of the course and the summary of the materials covered to date....
3 videos (Total 32 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Watch: Experimentation and Practice8m
Watch: Review and Summary11m
2 readings
Read: Recommended and Supplemental Readings List10m
Read & Watch: Recommended and Supplemental Readings & Video List10m
1 practice exercise
Test for Understanding: Final Exam20m
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By GTSep 5th 2017

I really enjoyed this course. it helped me to refresh some of the concepts I had learned early in m career as well as see actual case study work as it applies to the corporate environment that im in.

By RJJun 11th 2018

Loved everything about this class. Dr Boyatzis is very passionate about the subject and engaging. I learned a lot of things I have been able to apply in my personal and professional life.

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Richard Boyatzis

Distinguished University Professor, and a Professor in the Departments of Organizational Behavior, Psychology, and Cognitive Science

About Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University is a leading national research university located in Cleveland, Ohio. Through its seven schools and college, Case Western Reserve offers top-10 programs in health law, organizational behavior and social work and top-25 programs in biomedical engineering, international law, medicine and nursing. More than 4,000 undergraduate and nearly 6,000 graduate and professional students are enrolled at CWRU, representing all 50 states and more than 90 countries....

About the Inspired Leadership Specialization

In this specialization you will learn how to overcome the ravages of chronic stress and renew your body and mind by building better relationships and positive approaches to leadership. You will learn the power of asking questions to become a more inclusive and self-confident leader, and how to effectively coach others toward sustained, desired change, learning or increased motivation in life and work....
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