Leadership Communications

Lead­er­ship at all lev­els depends upon com­mu­ni­ca­tion. Top­ics may include: per­sua­sive com­mu­ni­ca­tion; gen­er­at­ing buy-in; inter­nal and exter­nal com­mu­ni­ca­tions strate­gies; influ­ence and influ­enc­ing oth­ers; and com­mu­ni­cat­ing through conflict.

Course at a glance
  • Fully online course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • Aimed at emerging leaders, supervisors, and mid-level managers who seek to move up within their organization by improving their leadership skills.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Connect the concepts of leadership and communication.
  • Implement strategies for persuasion and influence.
  • Select and design effective leadership documents and other media.
  • Implement communication strategies for effective teams and meetings.
  • Implement leadership communication strategies for organizational, transformational, and external audiences.
  • Plan leadership communication strategies.
  • Plan for and make presentations.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

  • All course resources and learning materials will be available through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • This is a graded course; assessment includes post-course work to be completed via eClass.
Currently counts towards:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

When will
this course be offered?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

Course not yet scheduled

This course is not currently scheduled, but may be offered in an upcoming term.

New course schedules are announced each June and November.


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