Personal Leadership Development
As biomedical organizations grow and mature, leadership needs also evolve. Developmental leadership theory suggests that leadership skills can be learned. This course leads the student through the elements of a successful developmental process for leaders in organizations. Students will learn characteristics and styles of effective leaders and examine ways to overcome resistance to change. Students will learn to control their thinking and how effective communication leads to better outcomes.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
When you complete the course successfully, you will be able to:
- Apply the skills acquired in this course to your own professional situation;
- Practice general principles of effective leadership;
- Demonstrate knowledge of different leadership styles;
- Recognize your own leadership style and the ramifications of that style;
- Develop leadership skills that are applicable to your own professional situation;
- Produce a self-reflective essay on your own leadership.