Professional Course

Leading the Organization

edX, Online
10 weeks
249 USD
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Self-paced Online
10 weeks
249 USD
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Self-paced Online
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Course description

Leading the Organization

This course is intended for professionals and managers seeking new leadership responsibilities, those transitioning between leadership roles or organizations, as well as current leaders of organizations. Our faculty and industry experts will teach you the critical concepts to help you better understand, operate, and thrive in leadership roles in your organization.

We will challenge you to apply your learning in a realistic simulation based on real world leadership experiences. Key topics include:

  • Articulating vision
  • Decision making
  • Strategy development
  • Change management

Learn through a team of award-winning UQ Business School faculty and instructors with decades of experience in both leadership scholarship and demanding leadership positions. Through a series of engaging videos, interviews, case studies, written reflections, peer feedback, and other self-insight activities, learners will develop their capacity for implementing meaningful organizational change.

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  • Self-paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Who should attend?


English writing/reading proficiency (required) Some experience in managing people (recommended)

Training content

Module 1: Preparing to Lead

Focuses on How to Prepare to Take on a Leadership Role in the Organization.

Module 2: Assuming the Mantle

Examines This Critical Period in Taking Up a Leadership Position in an Organization.

Module 3: Articulating Vision

Examines How to Determine, Develop and Articulate a Vision for an Organization.

Module 4: Making Decisions

Considers Decision Making Theories Such as Rational, Behavioral, and Group Decision Making.

Module 5: Developing Strategy

Focuses on Determining and Developing a Strategy to Lead Your Organization to Success.

Module 6: Managing Change

Examines Change Management in Complex Organizational Situations.

Module 7: Developing Workplace Culture

Enables You to Explore Workplace Culture.

Module 8: Building Your Team

Considers Strategic Human Resource Considerations to Help Build Your Organization.

Module 9: Facing Challenges

Examines Facing Organizational Challenges.

Module 10: Sustaining the Organization

Considers Sustaining an Organization for the Challenges Ahead.

Course delivery details

This course is offered through The University of Queensland, a partner institute of EdX.

8-10 hours per week


  • Verified Track -$249
  • Audit Track - Free

Certification / Credits

What you'll learn

  • How to prepare for and assume a leadership role
  • Determining an organization’s current situation and a vision for its future
  • Developing a strategy, a team, and a culture for success
  • Sustaining your organization for the challenges ahead

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