About This Course
Effective leadership requires introspection and intentionally operating from key principles — individually and organizationally. This means gaining clarity on and analyzing alignment between personal and organizational mission, vision, and values. With focus on these areas, and combined with time-tested strategies for persevering despite challenges and setbacks, this course lays an important foundation for organizational leadership development.
High performers are often promoted to management positions given their specific skills related to their areas of expertise. However, they may not be fully prepared for the complex spectrum of management responsibilities, which includes managing people, motivating teams, managing budgets, and creating...
What You’ll Learn
Upon completion of this course, students will have gained the knowledge to:
- Develop mission, vision, and values on both personal and organizational levels;
- Understand the importance of boundaries in setting expectations;
- Develop actionable, measurable goals and plans to move toward a vision.
The Learning Environment
This course is delivered in a virtual format and combines lectures, discussions, and group activities.
Courses may be taken individually and in any order unless otherwise noted. Five courses are required to complete the certificate. If pursuing the certificate, all courses in the certificate program must be completed within three years. Visit the program page for a recommended sequence.
Lori Emerick, principal of the Aspen Group, brings more than 20 years of organizational and leadership development expertise to her teaching work, including experience at Intel, Nike, and Kaiser Permanente. Lori’s roles have spanned human resources, leadership, diversity and inclusion, team facilitation, and process excellence. Lori earned an MBA in Human Resource Management from Seattle Pacific University.