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About the Course

In this foundational course, you will learn about the “head and heart” of everyday leadership by exploring dynamics of individual and group decision making and the challenges of managing motivation. Central to the course is forming a nuanced understanding of why and how leadership skills are critical to an organization’s success. You will be able to: - Articulate why and how leadership skills are so critical to organizational success - Use leadership skills to work more effectively with others and organize teams to work more effectively together - Apply the foundations of effective leadership skills to everyday situations This course is part of Gies College of Business’ suite of online programs, including the iMBA and iMSM. Learn more about admission into these programs and explore how your Coursera work can be leveraged if accepted into a degree program at

Top reviews

Dec 16, 2020

I found this course to be very informative. I really enjoyed the Videos and i was very much surprised at the interactive sessions. I am encouraged to complete other courses.\n\nA huge THANK YOU!!!!!!!

Jul 3, 2020

Honestly, its one of the most effective online foundational course on effective leadership. I'm particularly overwhelmed by the much I have learnt about utilising the group decision making process.

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By Soretha V

May 20, 2019

Loved the course. The material is well presented and insightful. Can't wait for the next course.

By KAmran A

Oct 29, 2016

this course was so helpful to understand every day leadership and motivation in decision making.

By Alejandra C Z

Jul 25, 2020

Excellent course, very light but functional if you want to improve the way you work with people

By Waleed M

Jul 15, 2020

This is one of the most informative, organized, and well designed courses i have ever attended.

By D N K

Apr 12, 2020

very good course material with case studies. Helps you look at leadership in a different view .

By Joseph R B

Dec 7, 2018

Excellent course! Easy to follow but also very informative and actionable for managers/leaders.


Oct 8, 2018

Very solid course that set forth fundamental leadership principles in a straightforward manner.

By Timothy T

Mar 29, 2018

Practical and very useful, i go back and review content and videos. Makes me want to do the MBA

By Ahmed S N

Feb 25, 2017

Thanks professor for this great course and thanks to university of Illinois for these lectures.

By Georgios C

Oct 6, 2020

Really useful course which help me to enlarge my knowledge according to Group decision making.

By Jorge I E S

Jun 30, 2020

I found that the excitement for learning more was winning momentum in me with every connection

By Goh M K

Feb 7, 2020

This course provides a very structured approach for me to learn about leadership from scratch.

By Fábio J M

May 15, 2021

Amazing content! I'm surprised by the quality of the teachers, the content and the exercises.

By Roxanne G

Oct 2, 2020

This was a very informative course with really competent instructors. Best online experience!

By Zéf-Osée M

Jul 15, 2020

Professor Greg was incredibly great at teaching the course. He showed mastery of the subject.


Apr 30, 2020

This course is really important to further move toward leadership building and corroboration.

By Nuaima H A

Feb 12, 2020

I found this course really helpful- I learnt new key important concept of everyday leadership

By Charmis T

Aug 31, 2020

Amazing course! You can apply the skill set you learn to your day to day challenges in work!

By Sunny K

Aug 4, 2020

Super design and explanation and Case Studies best idea of implementation and understanding.

By Ryan B

Oct 17, 2019

The lectures were very insightful and I learned a lot from the case studies and assignments.

By vishrut b

Oct 5, 2019

Excellent class and very helpful case studies! Must recommended for the first time managers.

By Dennis D

Jul 30, 2019

Absolutely, the course appears interesting and well present an exciting challenge.

Thank you.

By Vanessa B

Feb 12, 2018

Really Good course, professors provide good lectures and materials. Very relevant and useful

By Nathan A A

Dec 29, 2020

Well structured and tutored course. Will recommend it to everyone interested in leadership.

By Aravind R

May 14, 2020

Really good course, learnt a lot of stuff which I can use in at my work on a regular basis.