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    Certificate in Leadership

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    28 Students Enrolled

    Additional information

    Hours: 20
    Duration: 4 months

    Language: English

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    Certification included

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    Online courses are accessible 24/7/365 and self-paced, allowing you to progress at your own pace on your own schedule. They can be taken from anywhere in the world from the comfort of your own home. Classroom courses have a set schedule of the days and times the courses will be held, and you must attend during those specific times.

    Find out if online learning is right for you by contacting our team of registration advisers. Our team is available to answer any of your questions about taking an online course before you commit to enrolling. We will walk you through what to expect to ensure you are making the right decision. You can contact a registration adviser today via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

    No, you are not required to have a diploma or higher education degree to enroll in an online course. However, some occupations may require minimum educational thresholds for employment or certification. For more information on your desired career requirements, please contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

    To take an online course, you will need to have access to an internet connection and an internet ready device such as a laptop, PC, or tablet. For course specific requirements, please visit the course page or contact a registration adviser today.

    Our courses are developed with multiple formats including text, audio, video, and interactivity. Our courses also include multiple resources and tools which can include flashcards, games, activities, and more.

    No, you can take the online courses from anywhere in the world.

    We participate in several financial assistance options including third party funding, both military and non-military. To request more information on the financial assistance options available and check your eligibility, contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

    Duration is the amount of time you will receive access to your course. Durations vary by course and range between 1 month and 12 months. If you complete your course before your duration ends you will continue to have access to your course until the duration period ends.

    Many of our career training programs include certification vouchers. This means that at the successful completion of your course, at no additional charge, you will receive an exam voucher for the corresponding industry certification. This voucher will allow you to register and sit for the appropriate certification exam to obtain your industry credential.

    Our online courses are open enrollment, so you can start immediately. If you are using any third-party funding to cover your course tuition, your start date may be a future date determined by your funding program.

    Once enrolled, you will be assigned a client adviser who will provide you with customer and technical support. Your client adviser will supply you with your course access information, any needed materials, and be available to answer any questions you have during your training experience. They will regularly check-in with you to monitor your progress and assist you with staying on track. You will also be assigned to a course mentor who will provide curriculum support throughout your training. Your mentor is available to answer any questions you have on your course curriculum, will monitor your progress and understanding of the curriculum, and may give assignments or quizzes.

    If you experience any trouble accessing your course including technical issues or lost login credentials, please contact your client adviser at helpdesk@worldeducation.net.

    We strive to provide a fully online experience for students however some of our training courses include physical materials or equipment. Courses that have materials shipped directly to students will be shipped within 7 business days of registration. Some training courses have material for different sections and these courses may require multiple shipments as you completed stages of your course.

    Our goal for students is to successfully complete their training course and achieve their career goals. We understand that extenuating circumstances can interfere with your ability to complete your course in the duration given. Because of this we have free or low-cost extensions available for our courses upon request. To discuss or request an extension please contact your client adviser at helpdesk@worldeducation.net.

    Upon successful completion of your course and fulfillment of any outstanding financial obligations, you will receive your certificate of completion. Certificates are provided to you within 30 days of completion. Your certificate will validate the training course you completed with a stamp of completion.

    Students that successfully complete our career training programs are assigned a career development adviser who will coordinate placement at a local externship or hands on opportunity. These opportunities are optional and may vary based on availability and occupation. Your career development adviser will also provide job search services such as: resume building, mock interviews, job opportunity resources, and more. Our professional enrichment courses do not come with a career adviser or career services.

    Program Description

    This highly interactive leadership certificate program is designed for adults who want to acquire professional leadership skills and secure employment in leadership positions at various companies. Our program includes a variety of interactive materials such as games, flashcards, activities, and more that you can use to make your learning experience more engaging and fun. This certificate program is developed around the book called Leadership: How to Lead, How to Liveby D. Quinn Mills,and thus, covers a lot of material. Also, this book is used at the Harvard Business School as a valuable resource. Some of the topics we will cover include: • What leadership is • The value of good leadership • Nine key qualities for leadership • How leadership must fit into an organization • Work-life balance for leaders • How to guide a professional team • An eight-step process for change • How to foster a productive and positive work environment The program also includes multimedia presentations so you can increase your knowledge and make a successful career for yourself. It includes video segments that introduce Dr. Mills and various other leaders who discuss the following: • How leaders become leaders • The differences between leaders, administrators, and managers • Leadership ethics With the right skills, knowledge, and tools, you can become an effective leader and be a source of positive change at an organization.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this course, students will know: • What leadership is and how valuable good leadership can be • How leadership fits into every organization • Nine key qualities for Leadership • Work-life balance for leaders and those they lead • Eight step process for change • How to guide teams and foster a positive and productive work environment

    Courses Included

    • Introduction to Leadership
    • Leaders and Work-Life Balance
    • Leading Teams
    • Leading and Managing Change


    Certificate in Leadership Module 1 - Introduction to Leadership • Leadership and explain its importance • The better-known leadership theories (Fiedler's contingency theory; Path-goal theory; Vroom-Yetton-Jago theory) • Leadership versus management and administration • The role of leadership in setting the ethical tone for an organization • The principles for building an ethical culture • How leadership requires setting an ethical example • How leaders can deal with ethical lapses • The role of leadership during an ethical crisis • Ethical principles to workplace scenarios • The positives and negatives surrounding charismatic leadership • The importance of training, learning, and role-playing in leadership • Seven bases for leadership • Why formal authority alone does not guarantee leadership • Nine key qualities for leadership • Five central skills needed for effective leadership and explain ways to strengthen or develop those skills in a leader • The role of leadership in shaping an organization's culture Certificate in Leadership Module 2 - Leaders and Work-Life Balance • Major sources of work-life balance conflict • The myths about work-life balance including the "make time later," division of labor, and "quality time" myths • Strategies to achieve balance, including balancing by week, over a year, and via a short career • Ways to maintain work-life balance • What defines personal fulfillment • Significant elements that play a role in a leader's life • Nine ways of viewing life's choices • A Personal Work-Life Balance Plan Certificate in Leadership Module 3 - Leading Teams • Key characteristics and types of teams • Benefits and challenges of empowered teams that leaders need to be aware of • Differences in the primary and secondary roles filled by empowered teams and team leaders • Key sources of motivation for empowered teams • Tuckman's model of team development • Key qualities and skills of a team leader • The value of using the "checklist for team leaders" • Suggested approaches for managing conflict in teams • The different approaches needed for leading virtual teams Certificate in Leadership Module 4 - Leading and Managing Change • Organizational change and the forms it can take • Kotter's Eight Step Process recommended for implementing change successfully • Lewin's model of change and discuss its limitations • Factors a leader or manager can employ to promote change • The change initiative planning process • The role of a leader in communicating change • Methods to foster participation • The underpinnings of resistance to change and how to overcome it • Other models of change management (ADKAR, GE CAP, Cisco Change Roadmap) • Change management models to specific scenarios • Strategic change and mastering a changing environment



    There are no specific prerequisites for this course.


    • All materials accessed online, and are included in course

    Technical Requirements

    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements: Internet Connection • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless) Hardware Requirements • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended Software Requirements • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended • Cookies MUST be enabled • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)



    • 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content • Industry Certification Exam, when applicable • Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion

    Career Services

    Students that successfully complete our career training are given a full years access to our modern day career services. With our career services, students are provided a multitude of career development tools to help launch their career quickly and successfully. These tools include:

    • Certification Exam Voucher and Registration Assistance (If Applicable)
    • Resume Building Assistance
    • Externship or Shadowing Placement
    • Career Coaching
    • Employer Skills Matching
    • And More!

    We are dedicated to serving our students on their unique career development journey. Whether you are transitioning to a new career, entering the workforce for the first time, or an experienced professional looking to climb the corporate ladder, our career services team can provide you with professional development tools applicable for any stage of your career.

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