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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 Emmanuel R

Feb 22, 2021

Great course that is suitable for those who want to occupy managerial positions

By Vic D

Sep 11, 2020

Great materials from Professor Northcraft and practical exercises/case studies.

By Ehab N L

Jun 6, 2020

it's a very focused course that teaches me more about leadership and management

By Abhinav B

May 17, 2020

It’s a wonderful learning tool and gives you real examples and you learn a lot.

By Shahzad A

Oct 24, 2019

Well structured and to the point. Good educational videos and case discussions.

By Charles N N

Aug 31, 2017

great course the lecturer articulates course material in very simplified manner

By Kishok A K

Mar 25, 2017

The lecturer and materials were excellent on par with an ivy league institution

By Baris C K

Feb 9, 2016

It was a well-designed course given by a professor with great conveying skills.

By Gari E

Sep 15, 2021

great course! very competent instructors, informative lectures and good cases

By chanchal b

Jan 29, 2021

Excellent learning, am sure seniors also enjoying the same for implementation.

By Lam K l

Jan 31, 2021

What i learnt in this course on is it very useful to apply on my current job.


Aug 10, 2020

This course is good and nice, I wish I can study more about leadership skills

By Mario E

Jul 27, 2020

Really Interesting, well structured, study cases that support all the theory.

By Swarup G

Sep 9, 2018

It's a wonderful course with excellent teachers. Every leader should do this!

By Farhan A

Jan 29, 2021

If you think you cannot lead a team, Join this course. Your mind will change

By Luis L

Jul 10, 2020

Excellent course, very complety easy to follow and very valuable information


Jun 2, 2020

i think this is a very variety information which all managers should take it

By T C Y

May 28, 2020

More Informative where we can lot of new things about leadership foundations

By Raymond P

May 11, 2020

I loved this and will continue learning and implementing in my own business.

By Dilshan M D

Apr 20, 2020

Content is awesome and I'm really happy to learn from university of Illinois

By Supriya A

Feb 8, 2021

Thanks coursera for your contribution....more knowledgeable and informative

By kehinde O (

Jul 5, 2019

The information presented in this module is readily transferable to my job.

By Reena C

Jan 4, 2019

Excellent Course ! Learnt very good concepts and would recommend to people.

By Ahmed Z

Oct 7, 2021

I am really satisfied with the content and delivery methods and assessment

By Moisés D G H

Jun 22, 2021

Great material for having a better understanding of the value o leadership