Estimated length: 22 1/2 hours
Access Time: 365 days
This online course teaches essential leadership skills to help learners stand out as leaders among their peers. The coursework discusses the theories of leadership and offers real-world practical explanations and definitions. Throughout five segments, learners will explore questions such as: What is leadership, and why is it important? How does a leader encourage change without triggering fearful resistance? What are the key elements to leading an effective team? What is the role of charisma in leadership? How can a leader achieve work-life balance? The self-paced course offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, case studies, and self-assessments that engage students and provide opportunities to practice leadership skills.
Topics covered in the course:
- Introduction to Leadership
- Body Language for Leaders
- Leading Teams
- Leading and Managing Change
- Leaders and Work-Life Balance
Download the complete syllabus with learning outcomes here.
This course has been evaluated by The American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) with a recommendation of 3 credits, lower division, in leadership.
Successful completion for the ACE CREDIT® designation is based on student performance on a final cumulative exam. The final exam is composed of 40 multiple-choice questions. Students will have 1.5 hours to complete the exam. The exam is proctored. For more information, please see the syllabus.
If students do not earn a passing score of 70% on their first attempt, they will have the opportunity to take the exam 1 additional time (2 total attempts). Students must wait 24 hours between exam retakes. A passing score of 70% of above is required to request college credit for this certificate.
- Badge and credit-awarding
- Games & Flashcards
- Video content
- Real-world case studies
- Audio-enabled in app
All courses in this certificate have an “Ask the Expert” feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.
This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.
Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.