Course Syllabus

Course Description
This leadership course is designed for leaders and aspiring leaders in healthcare and other industries. The course teaches a unique, proven and comprehensive approach to leadership development which helps participants create a personalized, continuously-improving leadership plan for people at any level of the organization to follow. It’s like precision medicine for leadership. The 6-week course follows the proprietary 5-step Elite Leadership Process™ detailed in the book. This leadership improvement program is designed to be learned once and adaptable to almost any situation the leader or potential leader may encounter.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Compare and contrast the differences between professional leadership and other programs.
  2. Explain the 5-steps in the elite leadership process and how they interrelate to create better leaders.
  3. Construct a personal leadership plan based on an assessment of the individual’s innate qualities & abilities.
  4. Formulate a self-reflection plan that incorporates individual quiet-time and environment assessments.
  5. Identify current and potential mentors and coaches and plan for regular encounters.

Required Readings and Resources
Required Readings:
We will be using chapters from The Path to Elite Level Leadership as the course book.
Assigned and optional readings will be posted on the course site, including timely news articles and academic research that you will read in order to complete some assignments and participate in discussion forums.

Required Software
Access to a modern web browser.

Grading and Evaluation
Assignments will not receive a traditional numerical or alphabetic grade but feedback will be given on all discussions, assignments  and reflections. Turnaround will normally be within a week from the due date. You will be notified if turnaround will be longer than one week.

Course Technology
This course will involve a number of different types of interactions. These interactions will take place primarily through the course system. Please take the time to navigate through the course and become familiar with the course syllabus, structure, and content and review the list of resources below.

Course Schedule
In each Module’s Roadmap page you will find a list of each module’s readings, resources and the assignments due. Links to videos, handouts, and other resources will also be located on the Roadmap. Since this is a Self-Study course, each student can work at their own pace with expected completion in 6 to 10 weeks.