A dynamic course for new or aspiring supervisors. Students develop strong interpersonal skills and increase their awareness of the importance of people skills in today's organizations. Students develop critical core inter-personal skills along with individual performance through group interactions, role playing, lectures and practice sessions.
Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
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Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Describe the importance of the engagement in continuous learning to leadership.
Describe the importance of self- awareness and confidence to leadership effectiveness.
Describe the importance of and demonstrate the ability to engage in reflection.
Relate ethics and values to leadership effectiveness.
Explore the relationship of charisma to leadership.
Develop strategies to enhance resilience and encourage optimism.
Describe a model of emotional intelligence and its application to leadership.
Explain the influence of assumptions, perceptions and mental models on leadership effectiveness.
Demonstrate critical thinking skills.
Describe the significance of and strategies for networking.
Describe their individual response to conflict.
Acquire strategies to enhance conflict competence.
Increase awareness and appreciation of diversity.
Describe how to give effective feedback.
Describe and demonstrate the written communication skills fundamental to leadership effectiveness.
Distinguish between dialogue, debate and discussion.
Develop goal setting strategies.
Identify barriers to personal productivity and strategies to address the identified barriers.
Describe select theories of change.
Identify barriers to personal change and strategies for facilitating and supporting change.
Effective as of Winter 2017
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