Course Description

Examine different leadership styles, competencies and tools to help you develop the ability to lead complex projects and organizational change. At the same time, through the course’s exercises you will be able to guide yourself into the leadership journey.

This course uses Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner's Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® model for a team performance context.

Course Details

Course Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  1. Evaluate leadership styles
  2. Identify leadership competencies that build teams, motivate individuals and promote effective decision making
  3. Describe how leadership impacts organizational effectiveness
  4. Discuss the relationship between leadership and project management
  5. Create a plan to develop your own leadership qualities


Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Online Synchronous
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Jan 18, 2022 to Apr 12, 2022
Schedule and Location
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $745.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: The Leadership Challenge
Edition: 6
Authors: James Kouzes & Barry Posner
Publisher: Wiley
Print: ISBN-13: 978-1119278962 
Print: ISBN-10: 1119278961 
Digital: 978-1119278979 
Digital: 978-1119278986 

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

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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