Leadership Fundamentals

    EXLDR 5620 is offered this spring, summer and fall:

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.
Jun 8, 2022Jun 10, 2022
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Thursdays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Fridays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Saturdays

Sundays

There will be an assignment due after the last day of the course.

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

Paul Rachmistruk

Your Instructor

Paul RachmistrukID: paul-rachmistruk

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
  • Open for registration until June 8, 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
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.
Jul 5, 2022Jul 26, 2022

There will be an assignment due after the last day of the course.

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

Your Instructor

Nolan CrouseID: nolan-crouse

The former mayor of St. Albert (Alberta), Nolan Crouse spent 30 years in management and executive roles in companies such as Procter and Gamble, West Fraser Timber, and Alberta Energy Company (EnCana). He is a past recipient of the prestigious Pulp and Paper John Bates Award, received the Rotary Paul Harris Award, and was a recipient of the Queen’s Jubilee Silver Medallion. Nolan has a history of serving his community and industry in many aspects, including the United Way, Canada Winter Games, and as general manager of AJHL hockey franchises in both Brooks and Fort Saskatchewan.

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.
Sep 14, 2022Oct 5, 2022

There will be an assignment due after the last day of the course.

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

Your Instructor

Nolan CrouseID: nolan-crouse

The former mayor of St. Albert (Alberta), Nolan Crouse spent 30 years in management and executive roles in companies such as Procter and Gamble, West Fraser Timber, and Alberta Energy Company (EnCana). He is a past recipient of the prestigious Pulp and Paper John Bates Award, received the Rotary Paul Harris Award, and was a recipient of the Queen’s Jubilee Silver Medallion. Nolan has a history of serving his community and industry in many aspects, including the United Way, Canada Winter Games, and as general manager of AJHL hockey franchises in both Brooks and Fort Saskatchewan.

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.
Nov 4, 2022Nov 19, 2022
Nov 4
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm MT

Saturdays

Sundays

Nov 5
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

Saturdays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Sundays

Nov 18
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm MT

Saturdays

Sundays

Nov 19
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

Saturdays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Sundays

There will be an assignment due after the last day of the course.

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

Your Instructor

Nolan CrouseID: nolan-crouse

The former mayor of St. Albert (Alberta), Nolan Crouse spent 30 years in management and executive roles in companies such as Procter and Gamble, West Fraser Timber, and Alberta Energy Company (EnCana). He is a past recipient of the prestigious Pulp and Paper John Bates Award, received the Rotary Paul Harris Award, and was a recipient of the Queen’s Jubilee Silver Medallion. Nolan has a history of serving his community and industry in many aspects, including the United Way, Canada Winter Games, and as general manager of AJHL hockey franchises in both Brooks and Fort Saskatchewan.

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
  • Open for registration until November 4, 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:

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.

Looking for
different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

EXLDR 5620 is offered this spring, summer and fall: