Leadership: Teaching Managers to be Leaders

Become aware of modern challenges, adapt, preserve energy levels, grow capabilities, and know why change is necessary.
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  • Lectures 53
  • Contents Video: 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English, captions
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Published 4/2015 English Closed captions available

Course Description

Leaders in the 21st century must accommodate themselves to today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. You will learn the characteristics of a healthy organizational culture. you will learn about the right ways to energize employees. You will gain insight on how to effectively communicate with and empathize with employees. Knowledge is the most valuable asset most companies possess. Knowledge fuels innovation and represents a strong competitive advantage. Elements of Change in Business addresses the importance of change and why it’s essential to speak up when you see something that can be done better or handled differently. You will review the fundamental qualities of a great leader and learn how you can develop your own leadership style. This course qualifies for 6.00 PDU credit hours toward the PMP® certification from PMI.

What are the requirements?

  • No pre-requisites for this course -A computer with Internet

What am I going to get from this course?

  • After completing this course, you will be familiar with the standard model of most 21st century businesses. You will become aware of the impact an organization's structure has on how the company performs. You will come to understand how higher employee morale can yield positive results through better concentration levels.
  • This course qualifies for 6.00 PDU credit hours toward the PMP® certification from PMI.
  • This course will enable you to appreciate knowledge for the innovation and competitive advantage it creates. Teach you why change is necessary and how you can address a current process that requires change with your peers.
  • You will know what real leadership is all about while putting aside any common misperceptions that you had previously heard.

What is the target audience?

  • Professionals looking to deepen their understanding of human resource and management responsibilities, and how to effectively do them.
  • Existing project managers wishing to get certified in recognition of their skills and experience, or others who wish to train to become accredited project managers.

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Curriculum

Orientation Video
Preview
01:13
Section 1: Pre-Assessment
12 questions

Quizzes in your LearnSmart Online Training help you determine your level of command of the material covered in this training course.

This Pre-Assessment quiz is designed so that you will be able to see the progression you have as you complete the course. Whether you have pre-existing knowledge or not, the answers given do not effect any scores or required for certification, but helps get you ready and in the mind-set of what this course will be covering.

Section 2: Leadership Challenges
Challenges for the 21st Century
Preview
02:15
Characteristics of 21st Century Organizations
Preview
02:26
Chapter 1 Quiz
5 questions
Going Global
Preview
02:19
Using Technology to Reach Customers
Preview
01:05
The Virtual Workforce
Preview
02:41
Current Business Trends
05:47
Changing Employee Expectations and Motivations
00:59
Intellectual Assets
01:46
Knowledge Workers
02:15
Chapter 2 & 3 Quiz
3 questions
Infrastructure Assets
00:39
E-Business vs. E-Commerce
02:46
Course Summary
00:35
Section 3: Changes in Corporate Culture
Organizational Culture and Leadership
01:29
Healthy Organizational Culture
02:54
Workplace Behaviors
01:01
Strategic Process vs. Cultural Process
03:13
Chapter 1 Quiz
4 questions
Leading Cultural Change
02:18
Redesigning Your Leadership Approach
03:40
Characteristics of a Learning Organization
03:09
00:32

Attached are some resources to supplemental your learning, they can be used at any time during the course.

Section 4: Keeping Employees Energized
Energizing and Empowering Employees
02:28
The Right and Wrong Ways to Energize Employees
04:04
Communication and Empathy with Employees
05:03
Chapter 1 Quiz
4 questions
Building Moral
03:42
Building a Company Employees Seek to Work At
06:59
Summary
00:44
Section 5: Knowledge Management
Leadership and the Knowledge Worker
01:27
Leadership Styles
05:42
Chapter 1 Quiz
3 questions
Fostering Knowledge Workers
05:13
Sharing the Decision-Making Process
01:34
Managing Information
04:16
Knowledge Work in the 21st Century
00:48
Rewarding Participants in a Knowledge System
01:12
Ways to Share Knowledge
01:44
Summary
00:43
Section 6: Elements of Change in Business
Leading Change from the Front Line
01:57
Proactive Change
04:13
Ways to Enlist Help in the Change Process
03:51
Chapter 1 Quiz
3 questions
Consulting and Coaching
02:17
Confronting and Overcoming the Fear of Taking Risks
04:02
Disengagement
01:23
Office Politics
01:26
Management Respect
00:54
Summary
00:39
Section 7: Leadership Dynamics
Introduction
02:19
Dispelling Common Leadership Myths
03:01
Fundamental Leadership Qualities
09:02
Chapter 1 Quiz
3 questions
Principles of Self-Leadership
04:02
Building Strong Relationships
02:32
Influencing Co-Workers
01:03
Internal Leadership Development
02:16
Summary
00:56
Section 8: Final
Final
47 questions

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