Leadership Fundamentals: Management vs. Leadership

Leadership Fundamentals: Management vs. Leadership 

Few things are more important than leadership to any organization. Leadership is the ability to inspire confidence and support among the people who are critical to achieving organizational goals. Effective leadership at all levels enables a company to fulfill its mission and successfully make an impact in the industry or community. In this Leadership Fundamentals course you will compare management and leadership to understand the distinctions between them. You’ll learn the top-most respected traits of leaders and evaluate your own strengths in these areas. Leadership styles are presented and the dangers of micromanagement are explored. A section of this course is dedicated to leadership methods and tools you can use right away. These topics include how to step into the leadership mindset, managing up and action planning to work better with your boss. This course is for all levels of supervisors and managers, as well as those looking to demonstrate leadership in any role.


Hours: 1.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

National Alliance for Direct Support Professional Frontline Supervisor Training


SHRM Preferred Provider


This course is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals


This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: EL-LEAD2-HR-TRNKY
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2020
Learning Objectives:
1. Classify the distinctions between management and leadership.
2. Integrate key leadership methods and tools into your daily work.
3. Design an Action Plan for working with your manager.

I. Introduction A. Course Contributors B. About This Course C. Learning Objectives II. Management vs. Leadership A. Meet Rebecca And Nathan B. Interactive Assessment C. Comparing Management And Leadership D. Traits Of Leaders E. Leadership Styles F. The Managing Leader vs. The Micromanager G. Let’s Review: Management vs. Leadership H. Section Summary III. Leadership Methods And Tools A. Stepping Into The Leadership Role B. Managing Up C. Four Rules to Minimize Conflict D. Action Plan For Working With Your Manager E. Let’s Review: Leadership Methods And Tools F. Section Summary IV. Conclusion A. Summary B. References C. Congratulations

Instructor: Julia Jackson
Julia Jackson is the Director of Coaching and Training at Turnkey Strategic Relations headquartered in San Diego, CA. Her areas of expertise include leadership development, team dynamics, communications, conflict management, change management, career mobility and process improvement. Julia received her Technical MBA from the University of San Francisco and her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. She also completed a program at Coach University, with advanced curriculum in corporate coaching. Julia is certified as a coach by the International Coach Federation and a facilitator of the Coaching Clinic Program for managers. Julia has over 15 years of experience working with clients in fast-paced environments. She has held numerous corporate roles as a Consultant, Regional Manager and Business Director, which included overseeing $20M major account client portfolios. Julia also led technical teams within large-scale IT consulting projects for Accenture and ADP. These included Fortune 500 clients in the technology, telecommunications, finance, insurance, and hospitality industries. She also ran a vertical division as a Program Director and Professor at a business college. Julia’s consulting roles allowed her international experience, working in the US, Canada, and Europe. This led her to volunteer as a consultant to the United Nations in Chile, where she made recommendations on technical proposals for the Economic Commission. She was also a founding coach for a non-profit dedicated to coaching entrepreneurs in Africa. She has enjoyed being on the Board of Directors for non-profits, including the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD). Julia co-created and led Women in Leadership programs for the Organizational Development Network. Her professional associations also include the San Diego Professional Coach Alliance and Toastmasters International. Having written a workshop series to assist job seekers, Julia has facilitated at dozens of EDD and non-profit locations. Disclosure: Julia Jackson has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: intermediate level General Staff.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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