Leadership Fundamentals

    EX 1111 is offered this fall and winter:

Lead­er­ship is all about build­ing rela­tion­ships and con­nect­ing with peo­ple. Reflect on cur­rent lead­er­ship prac­tices and explore fun­da­men­tal lead­er­ship the­o­ries as you dis­cuss dif­fer­ent lead­er­ship styles and strengths. Iden­ti­fy key plan­ning strate­gies to lead oth­ers toward a shared vision. Iden­ti­fy strate­gies on how to devel­op a cohe­sive, effi­cient, and effec­tive team. Under­stand the beliefs and bar­ri­ers that may hin­der the efforts of emerg­ing leaders.
Course at a glance
  • Fully online course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • Be introduced to the fundamentals of leadership as you reflect on your own leadership philosophy, examining who you are as a leader, articulating your values and behaviours, and generating a vision for your leadership practice.
  • 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:

  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of leadership.
  • Differentiate between leadership and management.
  • Identify effective leadership models for everyday work.
  • Compare values, behaviours, and practices of effective and ineffective leaders.
  • Know the key supervisory and management fundamentals.
  • Identify key planning strategies to lead others toward a shared vision.
  • Have an insight into getting off to a successful start when placed in a new supervisory position.
  • Have an improved ability to communicate to subordinates.
  • Understand the conflict resolution model.
  • Identify strategies on how to develop a cohesive, efficient, and effective team.

Offered:

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.
Nov 2, 2021Nov 23, 2021
Asyn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

21 hours of instruction

In asynchronous online courses, students are expected to move through the course material at the same pace as their peers, but there are no real-time virtual classroom sessions to attend. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Paul Rachmistruk

Your Instructor

Paul RachmistrukID: paul-rachmistruk

Class info
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.
Feb 11, 2022Feb 26, 2022
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6:15 pm – 9:15 pm MT

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Feb 12
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8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

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Feb 25
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6:15 pm – 9:15 pm MT

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Feb 26
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8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

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Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

21 hours of instruction

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Russ Pierozinski

Your Instructor

Russ PierozinskiID: russ-pierozinski

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • 21 course hours in total
  • Cost assistance: may be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant, the Canada Training Benefit, and the Skilled Immigrant Micro-Loan.
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    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until February 11, 2022. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
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

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject 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.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

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different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

EX 1111 is offered this fall and winter: