An actionable leadership improvement plan enables you to leverage strengths and close the gaps on weaknesses. In this personal leadership development planning and leading high performing teams course, you will build your own plan that you can put into practice immediately and realize goals within the next two years. It lays the foundation for an evergreen process of selection and prioritization of skills, and action planning for sustained leadership development.

Who is this for: This course is geared toward practicing engineers who are early in their careers, especially those who are either in or approaching their first leadership role.

Taught by:  David Van Kleeck, Professor in the Practice of Engineering Leadership

Created By: Rice University

Commitment: 4 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week

Coursework: Each course is like an interactive textbook, featuring pre-recorded videos, quizzes and projects.

Skill Level: Beginner

Help from Your Peers: Connect with thousands of other learners and debate ideas, discuss course material, and get help mastering concepts.

Example Syllabus: Week 1: 

Leadership Development Plan
10 videos, 5 readings, 4 practice quizzes

Graded: Journal Reflective Quiz

Graded: Module 1 Quiz
Certificates: Earn official recognition for your work, and share your success with friends, colleagues, and employers.

Reviews: Average rating 4.4

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