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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 Shreeram T

May 10, 2020

Wonderful course explains leadership qualities one should posses with practical examples !!

By mahdi G

Jun 7, 2019

This lesson was applicable and well organized and it was very beneficial for me.

tanks a lot

By 孙大朋

Oct 17, 2018

The modle through demostration, question quiz, and case study is very helpful for learning.

By Ndudi M M

Feb 19, 2021

I quite appreciate the course and l want to say thank the team, and management.

Ndudi M. N.

By Rifqi F

Sep 22, 2020

Great experience! So many insight related to leadership. You only need "head" and "heart".

By Cliff K M C

Apr 13, 2020

Worth-taking course that lets you understand the advanced learning in everyday leadership.

By Deepen ( J

Sep 7, 2019

It was amazing to learn new concepts of head and heart as part of this foundations course.

By Rasmita P

May 25, 2021

this course is very helpful but i didn't get my certificate please provide my certificate

By Timothy K K

Aug 13, 2020

Great insights on leadership and decision making within a group and organization at large

By Joe Y

Aug 6, 2020

Important leadership fundamentals summarized in a clear concise manner. Excellent course!


Jan 15, 2020

Excellent course. Easy to grasp but very powerful ideas. Thanks to all the instructors!

By Brenda G G

Jul 25, 2017

Great Course, excellent material, good discussion forums, useful and applicable examples.

By christiaan r

Nov 16, 2016

Excellent course! I learned new ways to think about leadership that can work in practice.

By Martina M

Dec 9, 2020

cool course, focused and up to the point, with very interesting interactive case studies

By Kaizala Z

Sep 1, 2020

This has been an exciting course and really changed my Perceptions,diversity as a leader

By Daniel T M

Jun 27, 2020

I have got good knowledge of Leadership skills. Thank you I will proceed the next leavel

By Harish G

Apr 12, 2020

Its an amazing course. To the point and well balanced and science and art of leadership.

By Minerva E T

Apr 2, 2018

I'm just in the first week but I'm learning a lot! Excited for the upcoming weeks ahead!

By Fabian S

Oct 14, 2017

Very clear structured course combining both profound theory and vivid practice examples.

By Echo l

Sep 11, 2017

Biggest take away from this course I got the importance of making decision within group.

By Sachin S

Sep 27, 2020

Very good course for emerging leaders.

It changes your perspective on how to lead team .

By Allan A

May 24, 2020

Great content - very flexible. I learned a lot and was able to tailor it to my schedule

By Mahfuzur R F

May 23, 2020

Gives a depth view in leadership. Hoping for more depth knowledge in up coming courses!

By Natasha N

Sep 11, 2019

Great instructors -- enthusiastic, informative; assignments are reinforcing. Thank you!

By Sharon C

May 19, 2018

Learned a lot of valuable information about the decision-making process and motivation.