University of Colorado Boulder
Leadership Style and Building a High-Performance Team
University of Colorado Boulder

Leadership Style and Building a High-Performance Team

This course is part of Principles of Leadership: Leading Technical Organizations Specialization

Taught in English

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Kathryn Tobey

Instructor: Kathryn Tobey

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Recommended experience

25 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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Progress towards a degree

What you'll learn

  • By successfully completing this course, you will be able to describe your personal leadership style.

  • You will also be able to define value creation and explain how building a high-performance team is an essential aspect of leadership.

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5 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

25 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Progress towards a degree

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This course is part of the Principles of Leadership: Leading Technical Organizations Specialization
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There are 5 modules in this course

This module will introduce the Leading Technical Organizations Specialization and describe how it fits into the University of Colorado’s (CU’s) Engineering Management Program (EMP) leadership progression. The learner will also complete assessments that will inform them about their predominant personality type and strengths. This unique personality type and strength information will be used to throughout this course and specialization to create peer-reviewed responses that are unique to the learner.

What's included

7 videos14 readings1 quiz1 peer review

This module will give learners six specific areas to focus on throughout their career in order to meet their full leadership potential. It will discuss how leadership expectations have changed and how corporate organizational structure vary and are evolving. It will introduce a fictitious corporation called “LTO” that will be used as a backdrop for Leadership Learning Scenarios across the course and specialization.

What's included

5 videos6 readings1 quiz1 peer review

This Module starts with an examination into the importance of developing individuals and how that is critical to outstanding performance of the whole organization. It then introduces the importance of embracing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and the associated benefits, and concludes with the question; “are you ready to take the Leadership Leap?”

What's included

4 videos7 readings1 quiz1 peer review

This Module is dedicated to the analysis of executive presence, different models that help learners to understand it and ultimately taking an introspective look to define how you want to shape your executive presence. Personality type and strength assessments from module #1 will help learners form the executive presence that is best suited for them.

What's included

2 videos3 readings1 quiz1 peer review

This final Module in Course #1 of Leading Technical Organizations examines aspects of building an effective team with an emphasis on leading through leaders. The concepts of career and succession planning as well as delegation are important because they are some of the first responsibilities that leaders of leaders are often exposed to.

What's included

6 videos4 readings1 quiz1 peer review

Instructor

Kathryn Tobey
University of Colorado Boulder
3 Courses3,515 learners

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