Leadership Communications

    EXLDR 5621 is offered this fall and winter:

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.

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.
Sep 30, 2021Oct 15, 2021
Sep 30Oct 1
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Fridays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Saturdays

Sundays

Oct 15
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

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

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
  • Cost assistance: may be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant, the Canada Training Benefit, and the Skilled Immigrant Micro-Loan.
    — view all 27 funding opportunities
    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 September 30, 2021. 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.
Feb 10, 2022Feb 18, 2022
Feb 10Feb 11
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Fridays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Saturdays

Sundays

Feb 18
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

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

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
  • Cost assistance: may be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant, the Canada Training Benefit, and the Skilled Immigrant Micro-Loan.
    — view all 27 funding opportunities
    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 10, 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.
Mar 3, 2022Mar 24, 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
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.

EXLDR 5621 is offered this fall and winter: