About the Leadership Essentials Program
Recognizes and improves the student’s skills in planning and organizing work activities, leading teams, communicating with the organization, and overseeing daily business operations. Designed for employees who hold, or are seeking promotions to, management positions.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
Introduces students to the topics of business and allows them to experience the expectations and rigor of the program. Students also participate in self-assessments to provide feedback and self-awareness of the relationship between interest and aptitude for the program.
|1010211500||Human Resource Management
Examines overall functions of human resource management. Teaches specific skills in forecasting, recruitment, selection, appraisal, job design, compensation and benefits management, training, labor relations, employee rights, and Equal Employment Opportunity laws.
Examine the role managers play in organizations including planning, controlling, leading and decision making. Students will learn and apply the key concepts that contribute to running an effective organization including quality improvement and project management. Students will explore the evolution and history of management and doing business in a global environment.
Leadership I introduces students to the difference between managers and leaders and discusses leadership best practices. Students will conduct a self-assessment of their leadership style so they may leverage strengths and put together a plan to address opportunities. Students discover the basic tenets of an effective workplace and a leader’s role in implementing them.
|1080119600||Oral Interpersonal Communication
Focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communications, and listening skills through individual presentations, groups activities, and other projects.
At A Glance
How You'll Learn
Multiple Start Dates
Optional Lab Support
2020 Start Dates
|January 8||May 8||September 2|
|February 3||June 1||October 5|
|March 2||July 6||November 2|
2021 Start Dates
|January 6||March 1||June 7|
|February 1||May 7||July 5|
*Based on 10-level courses - materials and fees may be additional
This program has a zero cost for textbooks. If you continue your education beyond this program to complete a full associate's degree, there may be additional costs for books.
What You'll Learn
- Plan and organize work activities
- Lead teams
- Communicate within the organization
- Oversee daily business operations
Your Potential Careers
Median Annual Salary
Your application can be submitted online, it takes just a few minutes to complete.