Course Name
Leadership Best Practices

Contact Hours: 24

Course Description
Developing your leadership style takes time. Let this fascinating course accelerate the process. From Stephen Covey and Jim Collins to Barry Posner and John Maxwell, it surveys the traits, competencies and best practices of legendary leadership thought leaders. And it distills them into a practical road map to success in your own leadership role, career and organization.

Chad Prewett explores time-tested practices exemplary leaders possess, shows you how to shake loose your hidden talents, fire up your passion to be the best leader possible—and succeed!

In this series learn what you can do right now to motivate, inspire and influence others and develop your own successful leadership style based on their best practices.

This course can be completed as quickly as you care to progress through it. As a benefit, the e-learner is provided 1 year post course completion access to this course including any updates that are made to the curriculum from the time of official enrollment.

You will learn:

  • The best practices of leadership and how to apply them—right now
  • About the nine top leaders in leadership and lessons that can be learned
  • About the leadership types and styles—what really works
  • How to develop your own leadership best practices and style
  • About the best practices of the world's great leaders and how to build your own successful leadership style around them.

This course allows for self-directed work and does not require that you take a test. Apply what you have learned to your own projects.


Lesson Plans

The Leaders in Leadership

  • Learn from the leaders in leadership how you can become a better leader
  • Leaders are born: Myth vs. truth
  • If management is not about control, what is it really about?
  • Five practices of exemplary leaders

Four Competencies of Great Leaders

  • Discover the things that great leaders do exceptionally well and how to model them.
  • How to gain attention and draw others to you
  • Authenticity, transparency, trust: Why you must stay true to who you are
  • Take a hard look at how you really come across to others

The Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

  • Many Leaders set out laws they believe are certain, undeniable and indisputable. Explore which ones have the most validity in your career.
  • The 21 irrefutable laws of leadership--agree or disagree
  • Seven negative self-talk statements that hold leaders back
  • Challenges every leader faces sooner or later

Five Practices of Exemplary Leaders

  • Examine what exemplary leaders do when they're at their "personal best" in leading others and how to align your own behavior.
  • Model the way: Know what to do--and have the knowledge and skills to do it
  • Understand the past, acknowledge the present and have a vision for the future
  • Shake things up so new ideas can flow in

Developing Your Own Leadership Best Practices

  • Take the "best of the best" insight from top leader and develop your own individual style.
  • The risks in taking on a leadership role--perils you can expect to face
  • Three primary goals you should always strive for
  • Treating employees like people--and other practices that are worth following