Last updated : 07 Aug 2016

Building Your Leadership Skills

Summary

When taking this course, you will raise your own self-awareness and gain self-confidence for a better leadership. You will discover a new approach to leadership based on trust and sense.

Programme

Part 1 of a 4-course series, the Inspirational Leadership: Leading with Sense Specialization (https://www.coursera.org/specializations/inspirational-leadership)

Syllabus

Week 1

Your inspirational leadership journey

Welcome to module 1

1- Introduction, Testimonies, Methodology // Experiential

2- Inspiring leaders and characteristics of leadership // Critical

3- Defining savoir-relier and leading with sense // Analytical

Assignment: Describe your most inspiring leader

Quiz: Graded Quiz

Week 2

Introspection to grow your self-awareness and sensibility

Welcome to module 2

1- Self-Portrait - introspection //Critical & Experiential

2- Senses // Analytical and Experiential

3- Ladder of inference and Listening//Analytical and Experiential - Using your 5 senses: introduction to the value of your senses

Assignment: Reflection on the Self-Portrait

Quiz: Graded quiz

Week 3

The conversation, learning to manage quality relationships

Welcome to module 3

1- Sense and implications to leadership // Analytical and critical

2- Conversation // Experiential

3- Your next steps // Critical

Assignment: Reflection to the Conversation

Quiz: Graded Quiz

Learning outcomes

In this first MOOC of the "Inspirational Leadership" specialization, you will practice the first two steps of the method for successful leadership: Introspection and Conversation. You will get to know yourself better during the Introspection part and get a chance to improve your communication skills in order to better interact with others. You will meet people like you who will share their stories and their experience with Savoir-Relier and why it is so inspiring for them in their life. Together, you’ll develop greater self-awareness by developing a leadership self-portrait and going through fun activities to increase your empathy and communication.

Teaching-Learning methodology

Communication forum, video lectures, materials, assignments and quizzes.

Assessment

Assignments and graded quizzes.

  • Soft skills Leadership, Communication
  • Language English, French
  • Other languages (eg. Subtitles) Unknown
  • Period of activation Unknown
  • Date Unknown
  • Duration 3 weeks
  • Level of commitment required 2-4 hours/week
  • Cost Free MOOC, Paying certification * See platform for details
  • Providing institution HEC Paris
  • Mooc Platform Coursera
  • Target group StudentsYoung workersManagers
  • Instructor Val, Val
  • Level of assistance offered Availability of teacher in paid version.
  • Keywords Leadership, communication, It basic knowledge, it security