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Leadership Foundations (LinkedIn Learning)

Started May 28, 2020


Full course description

Term: Summer 2020
Date, Time & Location: Online Self-Paced Course
Instructor: Dr. Shirley Davis
Curated By: Talent Development via LinkedIn Learning


The course Leadership Foundations (LinkedIn Learning) recognizes that leadership—the art of influencing and developing others to achieve their highest potential—is often identified as the most critical role in an organization. But what is effective leadership and how do you cultivate it?

In this course, leadership consultant and global workforce expert Dr. Shirley Davis covers the basics of leading yourself and others. Along the way, she identifies the critical competencies and best practices for effectively leading today and in the future. Learn how to lead across differences and cultivate a more inclusive workplace; establish trust; build relationships up, down, and across the organization; lead change through agility and resilience; have difficult conversations; and more. Be sure to check out Dr. Davis’ Summary of Takeaways and Reflection Questions in the course exercise files.

Learning Objectives:

  • Leading yourself and others
  • Critical leadership competencies
  • Cultivating an inclusive work culture
  • Establishing and maintaining trust
  • Addressing difficult situations
  • Leading change through agility and resilience
  • Communicating with impact
  • Building business acumen


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