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Leadership Program

Learn to adapt your leadership approach to the needs of your team and organization.

Learn to adapt your leadership approach to the needs of your team and organization.

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This program is offered by , an edX partner
8 weeks
7–10 hours per week
Starts May 17, 2023
Enroll by May 9, 2023
Instructor-paced
Instructor-led on a course schedule
8 weeks
7–10 hours per week
Starts May 17, 2023
Enroll by May 9, 2023
Instructor-paced
Instructor-led on a course schedule

About this Program

Duration: 8 weeks (excluding orientation)

Effective leaders know how to adapt to various situations and challenges within an organization. Whether your team is new, transitioning through change, or is under pressure to perform, choosing the correct leadership approach is vital. The Leadership Program from the UC Davis Graduate School of Management (GSM) gives you the frameworks to do this. Guided by the Situational Leadership Model, the program offers an experiential learning process whereby you’ll get the opportunity to lead a fictional team through a number of different scenarios while assessing your role within that environment. The curriculum focuses on three key areas: the self as a leader, leadership as a relationship with your team, and the environment in which teams are situated. Through these lenses you’ll develop practical strategies to build trust, lead through times of change and crisis, and motivate your team to reach their objectives.

The UC Davis Graduate School of Management Leadership Program was recently ranked as one of the top leadership certificate courses in the U.S. by CIO.

This leadership program is designed for professionals who want to enhance their careers, as well as those who are aspiring to step into a management or leadership position. It would also be beneficial to established managers or team leads who are looking to take on more responsibility, further build their teams, or develop their individual leadership style. The situational decision-aid you’ll walk away with is a useful tool for anyone who wants to align their leadership approach with the needs of their team and organization.

Learn to inform your leadership approach as you work through the weekly modules of this online program.

Orientation module: Welcome to your Online Campus

Module 1: Situational leadership: An organizing framework

Module 2: Leadership and personality

Module 3: Leadership and communication

Module 4: Understanding leadership as a relationship with followers

Module 5: Leading teams

Module 6: Leading in times of crisis

Module 7: Leading change

Module 8: Creating a situational leadership decision-aid

About the certificate

Develop your leadership skills and earn an official certificate of completion from the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.

Assessment is continuous and based on a series of practical assignments completed online. In order to be issued with a certificate, you’ll need to meet the requirements outlined in the program handbook. The handbook will be made available to you as soon as you begin the program.

Your certificate will be issued in your legal name and sent to you digitally upon successful completion of the program, as per the stipulated requirements.

Some facts about the subject

9%

The overall leadership effectiveness of an uninspiring leader.

Forbes (Nov, 2018).

80%

The amount of global organizations that have a shortage of leadership talent.

MMC (2019).

Why choose GetSmarter?

This program is provided by GetSmarter, an edX partner and an online learning expert with over 10 years' experience in developing high-quality online short courses from the world's leading universities.