About this course
Leaders must first recognize their own strengths and style before they can effectively lead change. Learners will have the opportunity to assess their personal style of leadership by learning more about their strengths and areas of improvement based on leadership theories and style discussed within the course.
Executive leaders promote individual employee growth, while securing organizational outcomes. Learners will review theories related to coaching, mentoring, and motivation. Team development will be explored through the topics of facilitation and collaboration.
This course is part of the Certified Lifestyle Medicine Executive MicroMasters program. For an introduction to lifestyle medicine, see the Lifestyle Medicine Competencies Professional Certificate program.
What you'll learn
- Discuss how individual development including communication skills, coaching, mentoring, negotiation, and motivation theory works.
- Examine individual and team development.
- Conduct self-evaluation of leadership style, strengths and areas of improvement.
- Apply practical strategic thinking practices and leadership theories.
- Compare how different leadership styles think and act strategically.
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Who can take this course?
Unfortunately, learners from one or more of the following countries or regions will not be able to register for this course: Iran, Cuba and the Crimea region of Ukraine. While edX has sought licenses from the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to offer our courses to learners in these countries and regions, the licenses we have received are not broad enough to allow us to offer this course in all locations. EdX truly regrets that U.S. sanctions prevent us from offering all of our courses to everyone, no matter where they live.