Leadership Essentials

Leadership Essentials

Technical Diploma

About the Leadership Essentials Program

Recognizes and improves the student’s skills in planning and organizing work activities, leading teams, communicating with the organization, and overseeing daily business operations. Designed for employees who hold, or are seeking promotions to, management positions.

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Program Outline

Semester: 1
Course # Course Title Credits
1010213000 Principles of Management

Examines the overall functions of management and organizational structure and dynamics. This class will provide lessons in specific skills in cross-cultural competence, planning, quality initiatives, project management, human resource management, leadership, teamwork, and decision making.

1019613000 Leadership Development

For all the following leadership practices, demonstrate and articulate understanding of the concept and demonstrate application within case study situations: critical workplace components, motivation, change, communication, conflict resolution, employee development and coaching. Articulate the different leadership styles and assess own personal style.

Semester: 2
Course # Course Title Credits
1010211500 Human Resource Management

Examines overall functions of human resource management. Teaches specific skills in forecasting, recruitment, selection, appraisal, job design, compensation and benefits management, training, labor relations, employee rights, and Equal Employment Opportunity laws.

1080119500 Written Communication

Develops writing skills which include prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. A variety of writing assignments is designed to help the learner analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Also develops critical reading and thinking skills through the analysis of a variety of written documents.


At A Glance

Flexible options

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Optional Lab Support

Approximate Cost


*Based on 10-level courses - materials, books, and fees may be additional

What You'll Learn

  • Plan and organize work activities
  • Lead teams
  • Communicate within the organization
  • Oversee daily business operations

Your Potential Careers

  • Supervisor
  • Manager

Median Annual Salary

$32,843 $37,960 $37,877
Local State National

EMSI 2018.3

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