This course provides a synopsis of the essential tasks of leadership setting direction, aligning people, and motivating others. You will learn how to recognize the skills and characteristics of effective leaders, create an inspiring vision, and energize people to support and work toward your goals.
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About Harvard ManageMentor® 10
Presented within a media-rich, interactive design, Harvard ManageMentor® 10 features more than 40 modules with practical advice, downloadable tools, and time-saving tips on key management topics to help managers build skills quickly for an immediate impact on performance. More than two million managers around the world rely on Harvard ManageMentor® and its high-quality management content drawn from foremost practitioners, renowned experts, and business leaders.
About Harvard Business Publishing
Headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts, Harvard Business Publishing is the leading provider of teaching materials for management education. HBP's offerings include:
More than 8,000 case studies, exercises, and industry notes. HBP also distributes case studies from other leading institutions, including Babson College, Darden School of Business, IESE, IMD, Ivey School of Business, Kellogg School of Management, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and University of Hong Kong.
Harvard Business Publishing Brief Cases. Written by a business professor or industry expert, these cases are rigorous and compact explorations of business dilemmas. 5-7 pages long plus some exhibits, each Brief Case is accompanied by a Teaching Note.
Articles from Harvard Business Review and other top management journals, including Business Horizons, California Management Review, Design Management Institute, and Sloan Management Review.
Harvard Business Press books and chapters from leading authors, accompanied in many cases by syllabi and case listings to help instructors integrate books into courses.
eLearning programs including online simulations and courses.
This course provides you with a lifelong peer-to-peer learning opportunity through a specific Performance Group created within the Career Ed Lounge, a learning community of career education professionals. This allows you to learn and share with your peers at any time you want, even after you complete the course.
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"I really enjoyed the course. I especially enjoyed the videos of leaders giving their personal perspectives."
"Thank you for a well designed course with relevant and concise videos."
"This was a great course to take online. I am able to take the skills learned and implement them into my daily life."
"This course has brought quite a bit of insight to me. I am using the skills that were taught to me on a daily basis. Thank you!"
"This course helped me to evaluate new ways to motivate and keep my staff on the path toward a vision. Keeping them motivated is always a challenge."
"This course was helpful in making me think about how I motivate and lead my team. I often found myself thinking of ways I could improve on my own leadership skills while studying the course content."
"The difference between management and leadership was well defined within this course. I will take away a lot of great points to help in my daily role. We can now take this information and improve both our management and leadership styles."
"This course not only enlightened me on new leadership styles and techniques. I feel it will enhance my current leadership skills and, in turn, help me to empower my team and create a more efficient work environment. The specific differences learned in this lesson between a manager and leader helps me to value and appreciate my manager even more. Learning more about a clear vision and how it relates to the mission was also beneficial. Most importantly, I was able to take away new tactics on how to motivate people who do not follow the vision or unmotivated employees. I think most companies experience this from time to time and being able to coach them properly is imperative. This course helped enhance my knowledge overall in the world of leadership and I feel sure others will benefit the same."
"I found the scenarios in this course very useful. I really enjoyed the emphasis on delivering a vision to a team. Also, motivating others to do what you want them to is a skill worth mastering and I look forward to working on this. Overall, very informative."
"The course is well designed. It provides a great deal of insight for identifying the characteristics of a leader and a manager. I had an eye opening experience and can't wait to put into practice all of the tools I learned."
"This course helped me put some of my thoughts in perspective as well as confirm some of my ideas about being an effective leader. It also gave me direction for the areas in which I was not as strong as I initially thought, which was an awesome learning experience for me. I enjoyed learning from this course."
"This course gave me a great opportunity to re-evaluate my leading and motivating skillset."
"I found ML111 to be informative on many different aspects. A strong takeaway that I had is when trying to convey a message, know the content, know yourself and lastly work the style that best suits you."
"This course made me look at my management and leadership styles. I realized the importance of celebrating successes, even the little ones. I am coming up with little ways to celebrate the achievements of the department, my instructors, and my students, and to just to say thank you for the work put in."
"I enjoyed the course. It was focused and presented key leadership concepts."
Leading and Motivating
Distinguish between managing and leading.
Recognize the skills and characteristics of leaders.
Understand that leaders use different styles.
Create an inspiring vision and align people to achieve it.
Understand what motivates people, and how to foster an inspiring work environment.
Learn techniques for energizing problem employees.
Can Start Anytime
Self-paced (within course enrollment timeframe)
4 Hours of Activities
Study Course Content
Pass ALL Required Quizzes
Certificate of Completion
4 Hours of Continuing Education
Available for download at the end of the course
This course provides a Certificate of Completion with 4 hours of continuing education credits.
This course provides credit toward the Certified Higher Education Professional (CHEP) credential in the following specialization area(s):
CHEP in Leadership
This course provides credit toward the continuing education requirements for CHEPs in all areas of specialization.