Principles of Leadership Micro-Course

Course Schedule: 8/3/22 - 11/28/22



This 8-week micro-course sees participants learning about leadership's theoretical and ethical foundations. Through this course, participants will understand emotional intelligence and leadership better, how to build authentic relationships with followers, servant leadership, and inclusive leadership. Participants will be provided with free digital access to the course materials. Enrolled participants will be required to dedicate 2-3 hours per week and will watch videos, read the course materials, learn about leadership from university leaders, engage in video-based discussion boards, and complete learning quizzes. Modules will be opened semi-weekly and require that participants stay on track with the cohort. Individuals who complete this free course will receive a digital certificate, online micro-credential, and digital badge to display on their LinkedIn profile.


Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the prominent leadership theories such as servant leadership and transformational leadership
  • Be able to describe the key characteristics of integrity as a leader and the ethical considerations of leadership
  • Have knowledge related to leadership's role in organizational change
  • Have the ability to explain servant leadership and the role a leader plays in serving others