Course Description

Examine current thinking about leadership and the functions, activities and principles of leadership in organizational settings. Discover your own leadership style and strengths, and learn strategies for developing skills and abilities. This interactive course uses case studies, role-plays, self-assessment and other activities.

Course Details


This course is designed to introduce you to key aspects of leadership and provide a solid understanding of leadership, especially within organizations and your own life.  At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of popular leadership theories
  • display evidence of an enhanced self-awareness and reflection
  • know the importance of, and have the ability to, develop a leadership vision
  • explain systems thinking and how it relates to leadership
  • recognize the role of leadership in today's organizations
  • evaluate and critically discuss leadership theory
  • recognize leadership characteristics within yourself
  • assess the leadership potential in others


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M, T, W, Th, F
8:30AM to 5:00PM
Aug 15, 2022 to Aug 19, 2022
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $625.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Leadership Theory Application Skill Development
Edition: 6th
Authors: R. N. Lussier & F. Achua
Publisher: Nelson
ISBN: 978-1285866352

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Delivery format may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

Due to the intensive nature of this course there may be pre-work assigned. If there is pre-work your instructor will post it to D2L one week (7 calendar days) before the course start date.

Assignments and group work will be required throughout the course duration and a final assignment may be due after the course has ended.

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

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

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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