Leadership in 21st Century free online course

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Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 23440
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Partially FundedSelf Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

The Leadership in 21st Century free online course is designed based on a book, Harder Than I Thought: Adventure of a 21st Century Leader, written by Robert D. Austin, Richard L. Nolan, and Shannon O’Donnell. During this course, participants will engage with leadership challenges, ranging from strategy execution, with inspirational people, maintain an ethical approach. Interested participants who are willing to increase their leadership skills can apply.

Course details:

  • Course Developer: Copenhagen Business School
  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 38 hours
  • Instruction language: English (Subtitles: Arabic, French, Portuguese (European), Italian, Vietnamese, German, Russian, English, Spanish)
  • Course Start Date: Available Now
  • Type of course: Free online course

Course Instructors:

  • Robert Austin. Professor at management, politics, and philosophy department.
  • Shannon Hessel. Art, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship at Management, politics, and Philosophy Department.

Provided Lectures:

After completion of this course participants will gain the followings:

  • Implement your own unique leadership strategy based on your ongoing assessment of Jim Barton’s management of his leadership situation as well as from recognized leadership frameworks and concepts;
  • Steer clear of leadership strategies that may have worked in the past but are ineffective in the world of the 21st century, which is now much more complex;
  • Succeed in the treacherous new leadership challenges of the twenty-first century, such as greater reliance on specialized workers or the requirement to react to outside scrutiny in a more transparent world;
  • For a leader in the twenty-first century, avoid “slippery slope” ethical errors and consider the distinction between private and public life more carefully.

Gaining Skills:

  • Strategic Management
  • Leadership
  • Collaboration
  • Communications Management

Course contents:

  • Course Preview and Intro
  • Taking on a New Leadership Role
  • Getting Oriented and Assessing Your Team
  • Communication in an Age of Super Transparency
  • Leading Collaboration
  • Motivating and Inspiring
  • Effective Governance
  • Leading Change
  • Managing Talent
  • Leading in Crisis
  • Leading Innovation
  • Leading Execution
  • Public Life, Private Life
  • Cultural vision and role
  • The modern theories of leadership
  • A Study in Leadership Failure: The Financial Crisis (Part 1)
  • A Study in Leadership Failure: The Financial Crisis (Part 2)
  • Real Leadership Case Study: Lord John Browne, British Petroleum
  • Synthesis – Leadership in 21st Century Organizations

Course Benefits:

  • Set deadlines based on your schedule.
  • Receive a Certificate after finishing.
  • Begin right away and learn at your own pace.

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