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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.
Facilitator: Sandra McDowell
Leadership Strengths and Styles - ONLINE
Start Date:May 15, 2023
End Date:Jun 11, 2023
Delivery:4 weeks, Asynch and Synch Online
Price:$795.00 + GST
Course code: PALE086_Y2223P-01

Learning Outcomes:

  • Begin an exploration of what “leadership” means to each of us
  • Articulate your core personal values and share how they guide your approach to leadership
  • Learn how to apply a strengths-based approach to developing self and others
  • Develop an understanding of the fundamental concepts of Emotional Intelligence, focusing on self-awareness and self-management
  • Explore how six key leadership styles can be applied effectively in the workplace

Learner Effort:
3-5 hours per week

Required Textbook (additional cost):

Synchronous Sessions:
While the majority of this course is delivered asynchronously, there will be weekly 45 minute synchronous sessions Wednesdays at 4 pm.

Join the cohort for a weekly group discussion via Zoom to share, ask questions, and gain insight from your instructor on the week's curriculum.

Computer Requirements:

A week prior to the course start date you will receive an email from us with information on how to access the online course. At that time you will be encouraged to visit a short orientation website to familiarize yourself with our online learning platform. You will find the computer requirements for this course through this link:

This course can be taken on its own or as part of the Professional Certificate in Management & Leadership and the Professional Certificate in Management Skills for Environmental & Sustainability Professionals.