Developing Leadership Skills (1.75 Hours)*
This course provides an understanding of the importance of inspiring and motivating strategies as a leader, as well as practical techniques to inspire employees to work together toward the goals of the organization. In addition, the course includes a general introduction to communicating vision, including its nature and its purpose, and guides participants through methods to successfully communicate vision, such as personalizing and multiplying a clear message, communicating enthusiasm in an authentic way, and making the organization’s vision for the future the employees’ vision. Additionally, the course presents strategies for being persuasive and effectively influencing a team to accept ideas. Course participants learn the importance of political awareness, the essential skills involved in using positive politics, and skills to avoid negative politics to persuade others. Learners also have an opportunity to practice methods for influencing effectively and ethically. This course delivers an understanding of how emotional intelligence (EI) abilities impact success as a leader. Finally, the course covers the practical, positive techniques for promoting and improving the emotional intelligence quotient (EIQ) to navigate emotions and relationships within the business environment.
Approval Number: 20-866958
Provider Number: 50-31808
Developing Leadership Skills – 1.75 Hours*
Motivating Your Employees
Motivation is what drives people to accomplish things. Without motivation, things simply would not get done. As a leader, your capacity for inspiration and motivation plays a key role in the success of your organization. Motivating your team requires an understanding of what can inspire and drive each individual. This course provides you with an understanding of why inspiring and motivating strategies are important as a leader. It also provides you with practical techniques to help you inspire employees to work together toward the goals of your organization.
Communicating Vision to Your Employees
Leaders should strive to communicate vision with a sense of integrity and authenticity. Engaging your team with enthusiasm and honesty will help build trust in your leadership and belief in your message. This course provides a general introduction to communicating vision, including its nature and its purpose. You will be guided through numerous techniques and methods to successfully communicate vision, such as personalizing and multiplying a clear message, communicating enthusiasm in an authentic way, and making the organization’s vision for the future the employees’ own vision.
Leveraging Emotional Intelligence
To be an effective leader, you must be able to manage relationships in a positive way. This means working on your emotional quotient (EQ) by improving your self-awareness, empathy, and ability to deal sensitively with the feelings of others. This course provides you with an understanding of why emotional intelligence (EI) abilities are crucial to your success as a leader. It also provides you with practical, positive techniques for promoting and improving your emotional intelligence quotient (EIQ) so you can navigate emotions and relationships within your business environment.
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The course SME reports no financial relationships relevant to the content of this course.
Methods and CE Requirements:
This online course consists of a combined total of 3 learning modules. Individuals are eligible to receive a total of 1.75 hours of continuing education by completing all modules within this course. Participants must complete the media-based video lectures, lesson tests, and all required course components to claim continuing education credit.
Martinsburg College shall furnish a written statement of completion to each participant who completes each continuing education program. The statement shall be signed by the instructor or an individual designated by the instructor and shall contain the name of the continuing education program; the number of credit hours; the date of the continuing education program; the name of the participant; and the approved provider number.
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