Online Class: Team Management and Leadership

In this course about Team Management and Leadership, we take you through topics and resources that will help you to be the transformative leader your team needs. We begin with an introduction t

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Course Description

Mastering the Art of Leadership: Navigating the Dynamics of Team Management

Unleash the transformative leader within you as you embark on this enthralling journey through the maze of team management and leadership. Designed meticulously for the aspiring changemakers of tomorrow, this course promises to mold you into the beacon of inspiration and guidance that every team craves.

We initiate our exploration by demystifying the intricate dance between the roles of manager and leader. Drawing insights from trailblazers of yesteryears to the visionaries of today, we dissect leadership theories and styles that have shaped world history and continue to influence contemporary thought.

Emotional intelligence isn't just a buzzword; it's the bedrock of impactful leadership. Delve deep into the facets of high EQ and understand how it elevates one's leadership prowess. Walk with us through the labyrinth of talent acquisition, nurturing them from their first steps in your organization, instilling your company's ethos, fostering camaraderie, and sculpting their professional prowess.

Leadership is as much about the subtleties as it is about the broad strokes. We dive into the core skills that forge an exceptional leader: articulate communication, adept delegation, proficient management, and the finesse of coaching. And as we traverse through the course, we shed light on the art of steering a team through tumultuous times and transitions, showcasing the resilience and adaptability every leader should arm themselves with.

The modern world demands versatility. Hence, we culminate our journey by contrasting the dynamics of managing remote teams versus on-site brigades, ensuring you're equipped to lead in any scenario.

Emerging from this course, you won't just be another manager; you'll be a symbol of innovation, vision, and strength. Whether you're stepping into the leadership arena for the first time or honing your skills further, this course promises to elevate your leadership narrative, crafting a legacy of excellence and innovation. Are you ready to shape the future? Your odyssey to legendary leadership begins now.

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Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
4.6 / 5 Stars (Average Rating)
"Extraordinarily Helpful"
(97 votes)

Lesson 1: Introduction to Leadership and Management

1. Define the dynamic role of the leader. 2. Identify and describe several models of leadership. 3. Define the highly skilled role of the manager. 4. Compare and contrast the differences between the roles of the leader and the roles of the manager. Additional lesson topics: Managing for Business Effectiveness; Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results; The Face Of Leadership -- and How Your Team Might Be Reading Into It 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete Assignment: Who am I?
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Quiz

Lesson 2: Qualities of a Great Leader

1. Define and recognize qualities of great leaders, including integrity, passion, enthusiasm, vision, decisiveness, self-awareness, and focus. Additional lesson topics: 8 Essential Qualities That Define Great Leadership; 101 Best Leadership Skills, Traits and Qualities – The Complete List 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Quiz

Lesson 3: Theories of Effective Leadership

1. Define Trait Theory of Leadership and recall its history and components. 2. Define Behavioral Theory Leadership and recall its history and components. 3. Define the Hersey-Blanchard Situational Leadership Theory and recall its history and components. 4. Define SLII Theory of Leadership and recall its history and components. Additional lesson topics: Understanding the Trait Theory of Leadership; The Major Leadership Theories; Theories of Effective Leadership Behavior 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Quiz

Lesson 4: What is Emotional Intelligence?

This lesson will focus on the definition of Emotional Intelligence and how it applies to Team Management. Additional lesson topics: Emotional Intelligence in Leadership; Emotional intelligence and the identification of emotion; What Is Emotional Intelligence?; What is Emotional Intelligence? +18 Ways to Improve It 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Quiz

Lesson 5: How to Build a Successful Team

1. Review the most effective format and information contained in a job description. 2. Describe the interview process and discuss the importance of interview skills. 3. Describe how to prepare to onboard new employees. 4. Define the review process. Additional lesson topics: Building A Strong Team: The Secrets Of A Successful Leader; How to Build a Successful Team; Steps to Building an Effective Team 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Quiz

Lesson 6: Strategies for Effective Team Management

1. Recognize some common mistakes leaders make when trying to manage their team. 2. Define transparency, collaboration, and communication, as well as how they benefit team management. 3. Review the daily huddle and its effect on efficient team management. 4. Define burnout and how it can be prevented. Additional lesson topics: Workplace Strategies to Avoid Burnout; Several Common Leadership and Management Mistakes; New Study Shows Transparency Isn't Just Good Ethics 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Quiz

Lesson 7: Team Building

In this lesson, we're going to talk about building lines of communication and relationships within your team. Additional lesson topics: 11 Ways to Build the Strengths of Your Team Members; Identifying and Leveraging Employees' Work Styles and Strengths; Several Ways to Effectively Determine Employee Strengths and Weaknesses; Examples of Strengths in the Workplace 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 7 Quiz

Lesson 8: Importance of Identifying Team Strengths

1. Understand the importance of identifying your team’s strengths. 2. Define strategies for identifying your team’s strengths. 3. Learn some strategies for identifying your teammate’s individual strengths and weaknesses. 4. Define the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment. 5. Define Strengths-Based Leadership and its effects on the team. Additional lesson topics: How to Do a SWOT Analysis for Your Small Business with Examples ; What Is a SWOT Analysis, and How to Do It Right With Examples ; SWOT Analysis Discover New Opportunities, Manage and Eliminate Threats 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Quiz

Lesson 9: The Importance of Identifying Your Own Strengths

1. Understand the importance of identifying your own strengths as the team leader. 2. Define the SWOT assessment and how it can be used to identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. 3. Understand how to identify weaknesses and strategies to improve those skills. Additional lesson topics: Why It's Important to Know Your Strengths and Weaknesses; Know Your Strengths to Be A More Effective and Successful Leader 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 9 Quiz

Lesson 10: The Role of the Coach

1. Define the role of the coach in the business sector. 2. Define the characteristics of the Leader-Coach. 3. Define the skills a Leader-Coach possesses, both formally and informally. 4. Discuss the outcomes of effective coaching on the team. Additional lesson topics: Business Coaching Styles; Collaborative Coaching: Changing the Mindset; What kind of coach are you? How to identify your career coaching style 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Quiz

Lesson 11: Communication Skills and Their Importance

1. Define why communication is important for leaders. 2. Describe and define the skills needed for effective communication. 3. List tips and techniques for effective communication. Additional lesson topics: Tips for Effective Interpersonal Communication; Importance of Team Communication Skills; Why Is Team Communication Important When in Teams? 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Quiz

Lesson 12: Why Leaders Don't Delegate

1. Define delegation and how it affects the Leader and the team. 2. Discuss the reasons why Leaders do not delegate. 3. Discuss why and how Leaders delegate. 4. Define the five levels of effective delegation. Additional lesson topics: 7 Strategies for Delegating Better and Getting More Done; to Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well; Great Leaders Perfect The Art Of Delegation 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Quiz

Lesson 13: Changes and Challenges

1. Discuss how to deal with personal and professional change. 2. Define the ways in which a leader can successfully lead their team through changes. 3. Discuss some things that leaders should not do during times of transition. Additional lesson topics: The Disadvantages of Change in an Organization; The Disadvantages of Teamwork in the Workplace; How to Manage your Team through Change: Several Powerful Tips; Successful Tips for Leading Your Team Through Change 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 13 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 13 Quiz

Lesson 14: Managing a Crisis Effectively

1. Discuss the personal skills a leader needs to handle a professional crisis. 2. Define the ten steps to lead a team through a crisis. 3. Discuss the role of external crisis management. Additional lesson topics: 10 Key Steps to Lead Your Team During a Crisis; Several Tips For Handling A Personal Crisis At Work; Several Tips for Managing Employees During a Personal Crisis 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 14 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 14 Quiz

Lesson 15: Leadership and Team Management in the Virtual World

1. Discuss why remote workers and their employers benefit from remote work. 2. Define strategies for effective remote leadership. 3. Discuss common mistakes to avoid concerning remote leadership. 67 Total Points
  • Lesson 15 Video
  • Lesson discussions: End of Course Poll; Course Comments; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
Total Course Points

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define the qualities of a great leader.
  • Describe the theories of effective leadership.
  • Define emotional intelligence.
  • Describe how to build a successful team.
  • Describe strategies for effective team management.
  • Describe team building.
  • Describe importance of identifying team strengths.
  • Describe the importance of identifying your own strengths.
  • Describe the role of the coach.
  • Describe communication skills and their importance.
  • Describe methods for managing a crisis effectively.
  • Describe leadership and team management in the virtual world.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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Course Title: Team Management and Leadership
Course Number: 9770580
Lessons Rating: 4.6 / 5 Stars (97 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, and Washington.
Last Updated: October 2023
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 1.0 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $120.00 U.S. dollars

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