Course Description

An authentic leader is an authentic person – a person of character, integrity, empathy and compassion. They are leaders driven by a desire to serve others.

An authentic leader inspires creativity, motivates the team toward higher productivity and supports individuals through change by demonstrating and fostering a culture of empathy and authenticity. In this seminar discover the tools to enhance your self-awareness and uncover how to use the power of empathy and authenticity within your team.

Course Details

Upon completing this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Recognize the patterns, beliefs and values that support or inhibit authenticity
  • Examine the research that identifies the benefits of empathetic and authentic leadership
  • Identify the links between empathy, innovation and engagement
  • Analyze key moments where empathy is critical
  • Assess the tools involved to build trust within a team
  • Develop an atmosphere of authenticity, empathy and growth


There are no prerequisites for this course.


Certificate for Front Line Leaders: Leading Self

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Feb 02, 2022 to Feb 08, 2022
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $389.00
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Please note there are live sessions included in this course.  We will update this page, and notify all registered students as soon as dates and times are confirmed.

To fully participate in the live sessions you will need to have access to a reliable headset with microphone.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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