British Columbia Institute of


BTCW 0111 - Leadership 1 - Leading Self

Business Workshops Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Self as Leader - is designed to enable participants to develop their self-awareness including an awareness of our perceptions, assumptions and biases. Additionally, participants will begin to explore what it means to lead in their specific context and their specific strengths and challenges in doing so. Participants will have an opportunity to explore emotional intelligence and its relationship to leadership effectiveness in addition to the opportunity to develop their ability to better communicate with and give feedback to those they lead and work with. This interactive, applied workshop uses a combination of group interaction, practice sessions lecturettes, and experiential activities.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify challenges facing leaders today and the rewards of leadership.
  • Describe some of the most important leadership competencies.
  • Develop enhanced self-awareness and confidence.
  • Describe the importance of and demonstrates the ability to engage in reflection.
  • Describe a model of emotional intelligence and its application to leadership.
  • Explain the influence of assumptions and perception on leadership effectiveness.

Effective as of Winter 2015


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