Class Overview

Certificate in Leadership for the 21st Century -- Continuing Education at Seattle Central CollegeLeadership today demands increasingly more sophisticated skills.

Executives need to know traditional leadership principles and standard practices.

At the same time, our economy is moving swiftly out of the industrial age into the new economy of the Internet, knowledge and innovation.

Gain a new perspective on leadership and the external environment, as well as new tools to lead one’s internal organizational structure and way of doing business.

This unique certificate addresses these sets of skills in this online certificate program comprised of three one-month courses.

Learn information about how the marketplace and business is changing that is not available anywhere else.

Find out what you as an executive need to know about the external environment and how the workplace is changing rapidly internally.

Take away a new perspective about how to position your organization for success, and what new leadership skills executives in the 21st century.

Then review cases of real leaders in business, education, and government who experienced initial success but ultimately failed because of their own actions.

Find out the leading fatal leadership errors, and acquire practical recommendations to help you minimize these errors and help you perform your leadership role to an optimal level of efficiency.

Finally, you will get information about leadership styles, traits, and values.

Find out how leaders behave and speak differently from others in the organization in order to be effective and supportive.

Discover why empowering leaders are more successful than others.

After successfully completing this Leadership Certificate program, you will have new information about leadership today, a new perspective on the external environment and workplace, and an understanding of the leadership skills needed to position your organization, and your career as a leader, for success.

Leadership in the 21st Century

Discover information not available anywhere else about how the marketplace and business is changing.

Then find out what executive leaders need to know about the new economy to position your organization for success moving forward.

The nationally acclaimed book, Nine Shift: Work, life and education in the 21st Century, by William A. Draves and Julie Coates, is included in your course fee.

How to Avoid Fatal Leadership Errors

Discover how fatal leadership errors begin.

Review cases of real leaders in business, education, and government who experienced initial success but ultimately failed because of their own actions.

Find out the leading fatal leadership errors, inappropriate dispositions and attitudes, and lack of knowledge and skills.

You will take away several practical recommendations to help you minimize these errors and help you perform your leadership role to an optimal level of efficiency.

Leadership Principles

Find out what it takes to become an effective leader.

Discover your style of leadership.

Discuss task completion, building relationships with your subordinates, becoming socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, utilizing your emotions in a positive and effective manner, and addressing challenging goals.

Finally, the course offers the opportunity to perform a case study analysis of workplace conflicts that require effective leadership, allowing you to apply your unique leadership characteristics revealed through completing the class.

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain new information about leadership today
  • Explore perspectives to better understand the external environment and the modern workplace
  • Develop an understanding of the leadership skills needed to position your organization, and your career as a leader, for success

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Professionals who would like to develop their leadership potential and career opportunities
  • Executives seeking to advance their understanding and gain perspective of their roles and the modern workplace
  • Leaders interested in strengthening skills, gaining knowledge and expanding their perspectives of the role of modern leadership

Session Details

    • Class ID: 8208
    • Instructor: Seattle Central Staff
    • When: 9/4/2018 - 11/30/2018
    • Total Number of Hours: 48
    • Where: Online
    • Fee: $495
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