Course Description

This course focuses on learning to manage and lead people who report to you, across teams, and even your supervisor. You will learn through scenarios, case studies, and experiential learning, how what you say and do directly impacts outcomes. The roles of managers and leaders in health science companies have a direct impact on efficacy and success. In this course learners gain the skills to lead in real world situations. This course includes in-depth discussions of leadership skills, communication, conflict resolution, and goal integration. You will have the opportunity to manage and lead your own team to a desired outcome, analyze what works and does not work within the management systems, and suggest alternatives.

Learner Outcomes

When you complete the course successfully, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate leadership and management theory and philosophy.
  • Apply management skills to true-life situations.
  • Analyze management problems and challenges and present solutions to these problems, recognizing that there is no one right answer.
  • Formulate appropriate leadership and management strategies to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Apply principles of human interrelationships to research, design and development activities, with emphasis upon principles of communication. Both communication and interpersonal skill development will be practiced by classroom discussion and group assignments.


This course applies toward the Leadership Endeavor digital badge.

Textbook Information

There is no textbook for purchase required for this course.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

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