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Leadership Development

Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals - ONLINE

Professionals working in British Columbia are increasingly aware of the need for adaptation strategies but may be unsure where to start. This 4-module, instructor-led online course will provide learners from a range of disciplinary and professional backgrounds with an overview of the current state of knowledge on climate science and a grounding in the core concepts supporting climate change adaptation. Participants will gain an understanding of regional climate trends, risks, and their implications for human and natural systems, the role of adaptation in risk reduction, and an understanding of how science-based information and tools can be used in strategic adaptation planning.
$325.00

Coaching for Performance: Creating Inspired Workplaces - ONLINE

It can be difficult to ask someone to perform better or do more! This 4-week online course offers, applies, and practices constructive supervisory methods to ensure organizational performance objectives and behavioral expectations are met. Participants will gain an understanding of governance requirements and the performance management process. They will learn about the value of setting expectations and objectives, and the methods of assessing progress and performance. And while applying the principles and values of effective leadership, participants will also develop the necessary skills for motivating and coaching to effect improvement and achieve results. These practical techniques will be applied to the participants’ own circumstances and managerial or supervisory challenges.

Integrated Learning Assessment: Pathway to Graduate Programs

Selecting the Integrated Learning Assessment option means that you are looking to have previous coursework in a specific topic area assessed to determine eligibility for credit towards a Graduate Program at RRU.
$595.00

Leadership Strengths and Styles - ONLINE

It’s often said that “leadership cannot be taught but it can be learned”. Leadership Strengths and Styles is an opportunity for both formal and informal leaders to take their learning to the next level, starting with dialogue and reflection about leadership and personal values. With a focus on self-awareness and self-management, this four-week online course uses the highly-respected StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment to help participants identify their key strengths and develop action strategies to utilize those strengths for maximum effectiveness. You will also learn about six key leadership styles and how to use them to teach, engage, motivate and inspire others.

Leading Virtual Teams - ONLINE

Leading virtual teams has suddenly become a mainstream occurrence and many managers are wondering how to shift their leadership practices to support their employees in this virtual context. In this course, you will develop a clear understanding of how to transition your in-person management practices into effective online formats while building momentum, cultivating trust and fostering accountability across your team. From leadership best practices to practical technology tools, this four-week online course will help you develop a roadmap for creating a high performing team in a virtual or distributed context.

Leading with Emotional Intelligence - ONLINE

This 4-week online course introduces participants to with tools and strategies to increase performance, improve overall effectiveness, develop a sense of well-being while improving emotional and social functioning. In this interactive, experiential learning course, participants will learn how to harness the EI skills needed to help attain professional and life goals. A customized EI profile (EQi 2.0) is included as part of the course.

The Neuroscience of Leadership: Leading With the Brain in Mind

Understanding the brain can positively impact how we lead ourselves and others. This course is designed for managers wishing to increase their effectiveness by bridging the gap between brain research, human behavior, and 21st-century leadership. The new normal and increased workplace pressures are challenging cognitive capacity, and leaders need to take action to fuel and protect the human brain—our personal leadership supercomputer. With an understanding of the application of neuroscience to leadership, students will learn how to lead with the brain in mind. The course highlights how an understanding of neuroscience can help solve common management challenges such as trust, inclusion, collaboration, focus, change agility, and well-being. The knowledge gained by students from this course will support their personal and organizational leadership strategies and impact.