Become a better leader. Implement the Situational Leadership Model.
8 weeks, excluding
7–10 hours per week,
Leadership skills are a vital part of an organization’s success. With U.S. companies spending approximately $166 billion annually on leadership development, it’s a top priority for talent development departments.
In California there were over 162,000 job posts that listed leadership skills as a key requirement for prospective employees between July 2018 and June 2019. That’s a 65 percent increase in demand year-on-year, according to Burning Glass data retrieved on 10 October 2019. Additionally, leadership qualities are in high demand and well compensated. Top industries requesting leadership skills include professional services, retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and finance.
This course has been chosen by CIO as one of 15 courses in the U.S. designed to boost your leadership skills.
Over the duration of this online course, you’ll work your way through the following modules:
Personalized situational leadership decision-aid that you can use throughout your career to improve and guide your leadership approaches.
Practical skills required to adapt your behavior to achieve the goals of an organization.
Ability to apply personality theory to different leadership scenarios, and the management abilities required to navigate organizational challenges and promote team purpose.
Certificate of successful completion from the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, one of the top business schools in the U.S. and globally, further validating your leadership skills and knowledge.
Professor of Management, UC Davis
Kimberly Elsbach is a celebrated professor of Management at the University of California, Davis Graduate School of Management. An internationally recognized expert in organizational behavior, Elsbach’s research focuses on the perception and management of individual and organizational images, identities, and reputations. She was named the first recipient of the prestigious Stephan G. Newberry Endowed Chair in Leadership at UC Davis in 2010. She received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.
This UC Davis online short course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider, GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals who have already benefited from the opportunity to:
Gain verifiable and relevant competencies and earn invaluable recognition from an international selection of universities, entirely online and in your own time
Enjoy a personalized, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step
Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones
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