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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 pratika g

May 21, 2020

really enjoyed studying cant wait to study more

By Pieter V

Apr 21, 2020

Thoroughly enjoyed the course, very insightful!

By Bader H F

Jul 20, 2018

Great Course and extremely beneficial materials

By Asif A

May 6, 2018

It was a great experience learning this course.

By Wonder N

Aug 28, 2017

Very interesting course and easy to understand.

By Andrey M

Oct 15, 2016

Great course to get familiar with foundations )

By Brian H

Sep 6, 2020

Great class and content! Enjoyed it very much.

By Jeffry H

Jun 7, 2020

Good course to improve decision making ability


May 20, 2020

it was fun. the course structure is very good.

By Mingyung S

Feb 18, 2020

It was great course to lean leadership skills.

By Ahmad D A

Feb 11, 2019

Obviously one of the best course in leadership

By Sudhan K

Feb 2, 2019

Excellent structure and content of the course!

By Amen Y

Nov 21, 2020

GIES courses are the best I taken in Coursera

By Dulce E A Z

Oct 9, 2020

i liked this course and I learned many things

By Marlène A

Sep 14, 2020

Key principles well exlained and illustrated.

By Mehmet H

Apr 12, 2020

nice touch adding the lecture notes as a pdf.

By Klod M

Feb 23, 2018

Thank you very much for your help and support

By Okwukwe D

Oct 9, 2016

Wonderfully rich and practically resourceful.

By mbukhari 7

Jun 2, 2021

An Excellent course I recommend to everyone.

By Ahmed a j

Dec 22, 2020

this course so best knowledge of leader ship

By Jeronimo J

Oct 19, 2020

Really instructive and good course, loved it

By Mohamed B

Sep 5, 2020

excellent material and real life engagements

By Laura O

Feb 7, 2020

Content and presentation kept me interested.

By Raed A

Aug 13, 2017

Very nice course. I have gain a lot from it.

By Denise M

Apr 27, 2017

Fantastic course! Loved every minute of it!