Module 1 Roadmap

Module 1 Overview

In this module, we will cover some important leadership foundational material. We will differentiate between the concept of leadership as a skill versus leadership as a process. We will also discuss what research indicates are the innate qualities of leadership and why the best leaders are born with many of these qualities. Lastly, you’ll evaluate the leadership influences present in your current situation.

 Learning Objectives

  1. Compare and contrast the differences between elite leadership and other programs.
  2. Define the various components of the leadership definition.
  3. Explain the 5-steps in the elite leadership process and how they interrelate to create better leaders.

Assigned Reading


From The Path to Elite Level Leadership by Bennett, J. Bryan (2021)

1 – Leadership is Everything
2 – Leadership Situational Influences
3 – The Elite Leadership ProcessTM


Assigned Multimedia (Optional)

None this module


Short Essay 1:  The Professional Process

Assignment 1.1:  Innate Qualities of Leadership

Assignment 1.2:  Leadership Influences

Reflection 1: The Professional Leadership Process

Please refer to the following Module schedule for due dates (Guided-Study only):

Module ElementDue Day
Module StartTuesday
Live LectureTuesday, 7PM CST
Lecture Recording
Tuesday, Midnight CST