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Course Description

This course is designed to help students develop critical managerial skills such as self-awareness, managing conflict and stress, communicating effectively, and decision making.


Learning Outcomes

  • Explore the concepts, principles, and research findings related to managerial and leadership competencies;
  • Describe the role of managerial and leadership competencies in fostering individual, group and organizational success;
  • Analyze and evaluate information about managerial and leadership competencies;
  • Diagnose work situations in which specific managerial and leadership competencies might prove beneficial and demonstrate an ability to apply knowledge of such competencies to foster individual, group and/or organizational effectiveness;
  • Implement managerial and leadership skills more effectively than before the course was taken; and
  • Exercise the professionalism and commitment to excellence that is characteristic of the best managers and leaders.

Course Topics

  • Introduction to leadership competencies and skills
  • Understanding oneself and self-reflection
  • Developing teams and maximizing teamwork
  • Effective and meaningful communication practices
  • Managing conflict and difficult situations
  • Fostering well-being and managing stress
  • Manifesting our motivation
  • Problem analysis and solution generation
  • Leveraging power and influence appropriately
  • Building engagement through empowerment
  • Enacting positive change leadership
  • Continual learning and self-development

Additional Requirements

Pre-Requisite(s): 9.00 credits including (HROB*2090 or HROB*2100)

Restriction(s): This is a Priority Access Course. Some restrictions may apply during some time periods.


Assessment Item Weight Learning Outcomes
Quizzes (5 x 2%) 10% 1, 3, 4
Self-Assessment & Development Reports (2 x 20%) 40% 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Leadership Coaching Group Project 30% 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Online Final Exam 20% 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Total 100%  



Additional Technical Requirements

This course will use the following:

  • Respondus tool to invigilate one or more exams. 

Please view the Technical Considerations.

Technical Requirements

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*Course details are subject to change.


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