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HLED 7110 - Fundamentals for Emerging Leaders in Health Care

Health Leadership Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

This online course covers the essence of leadership in the health sector across Western Canada. The course reviews leadership theories and practice, and introduces the LEADS Framework, a leadership capability profile which is being used in the development and practice of health leaders in Canada. The components of the framework, its relevance, and its impact on practice of emerging leaders will be explored. This course will enable learners to identify, understand, and demonstrate some fundamental behaviours and values of successful emerging health leaders.





Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 39357

Mon Sep 10 - Fri Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 30 Online


Kirk Mitchell

Course Outline




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Internet delivery course. Access is though Students must contact the BCIT Bookstore in order to order any associated print materials. Students can register up until 1 week after term start without needing program approval. Program approval required after then.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Evaluate and analyze the principles of leadership.
  • Explain the essence of leadership.
  • Apply the different types of leadership (transactional, transformational and servant leadership).
  • Compare and contrast Leadership key concepts with the key concepts of Management and know where the concepts diverge.
  • Analyze authentic situations to know when to use and apply a particular Leadership style.
  • Explain the full LEADS framework for health leaders.
  • Consider strategies for integrating and initiating needed leadership on all of the LEADS domains.
  • Integrate the LEADS Framework concepts to their own health leadership practice.
  • Apply LEADS framework domains and leadership principles to example health sector specific scenarios and constraints.
  • Appreciate the complexity of multidisciplinary and inter- professional teams in the healthcare environment and the need to demonstrate inter-collaborate practices.
  • Demonstrate professional judgment in identifying, documenting and communicating issues in leadership situations.

Effective as of Fall 2012

Related Programs

HLED 7110 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Health Science (Magnetic Resonance Imaging Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Health Science
  2. Health Leadership
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit for more information.

Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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Bringing Leadership To Life In Health
Author Dickson
Copyright 2014
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-44714-874-6
Price $120.95

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Leads Booklet (Pdf Format Only) Non-Returnable
Author Cchl
Binding Digital Version
Price $45.50

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Learning In Relationship: Foundation For Pers & Prof Success
Author Short
Copyright 1998
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-88725-901-9
Price $49.95

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Strengths Based Leadership
Author Rath
Publisher Gallup
Copyright 2009
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-1-59562-025-5
Price $32.95


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