Improving Leadership Skills (1 Hour)
Course participants learn about the characteristics people look for in an inspiring leader, the traits and behaviors that inspirational leaders exemplify, and how words and actions can help persuade your employees to believe in a vision. Additionally, the course addresses the role of clear, credible, and persuasive messages in inspirational leadership. This course includes guidance on monitoring progress as a leader to ensure success in team collaboration. Learners explore how to self-assess your teamwork and leadership competencies to improve skills when managing teams. The course provides knowledge about leadership techniques for self-assessment, such as reflective journaling, surveys, and checklists, and 360-degree feedback. Finally, course participants learn ways to increase motivation and manage learning by creating a leadership development plan.
Approval Number: 20-867074
Provider Number: 50-31808
Improving Leadership Skills – 1.0 Hour
Becoming an Inspirational Leader
People are inspired when they trust their leaders and are mobilized by common goals. When you strive to inspire others through your leadership, you demonstrate credibility and create a community with a shared vision. In this course, you’ll learn about the characteristics people look for in an inspiring leader. You’ll explore the traits and behaviors that inspirational leaders exemplify, and how your words and actions can help persuade your employees to believe in a vision. Finally, you’ll learn about the role of clear, credible, and persuasive messages in inspirational leadership.
Assessing Your Own Leadership Performance
If you’re working on a team in a team leadership position, monitoring your own progress as you develop is a simple and effective way to ensure success in your team collaboration. Knowing how to self-assess your teamwork and leadership competencies will help you improve your skills when managing teams in the future. In this course, you’ll learn about techniques leaders can use to carry out a self-assessment, such as reflective journaling, surveys and checklists, and 360-degree feedback. You’ll also learn ways to increase your motivation and manage your own learning by creating a leadership development plan.
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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 2 learning modules. Individuals are eligible to receive a total of 1.0 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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