Leadership Skills

Are you looking to be promoted to an office manager or take on a leadership position?  Blackstone’s Leadership Skills certificate course will provide you with the fundamentals of supervising and working with others, leading and motivating a team, and managing human resources. Effective leadership requires an understanding of people and diversity, an ability to adapt to change, critical thinking skills, and knowledge of decision-making and planning processes, all of which are covered in this course. Knowledge of management and human resource principles and practices will give any student or professional insight into important processes such as hiring and conflict management, and provide a good model of behavior for those in leadership positions. Leading, coaching and teambuilding are skills that benefits those who want to expand their responsibilities.

  • Prerequisite: High School or General Equivalency Diploma
  • Study Method: Online study guides and exams
  • Program Length: Completion time ranges from 4-12 months. Students must satisfy all academic and financial obligations to graduate from their program.

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Leadership Skills Curriculum

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Unit 1: Blackstone's Skills for Success

  • Discover How You Learn
  • Find a Place to Study
  • Learn How to Study

Unit 2: Management Practices & Principles

  • The Supervisor: Manager and Leader
  • Effective Communication
  • Creating a Positive Work Climate
  • Building Teams and Managing Conflict
  • Delegation
  • Developing Job Expectations
  • Recruiting Employees
  • Selecting Employees
  • Orienting and Training Employees
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Disciplining Employees

Unit 3: Interpersonal Communications

  • Aspects of a Positive Workplace
  • Environment Communication
  • Diversity in the Workplace
  • Team Building

Unit 4: Critical Thinking Skills

  • Introduction to Critical Thinking and the PANIC Method
  • Inference and Judgment
  • Metacognition
  • Forming Strong Conclusions through Predicting
  • Rhetorical Strategies
  • Critical Theories
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Emotional Intelligence and Critical Thinking

Unit 5: Time & Stress Management

  • Life Time Patterns (Values)
  • The Power of Life Time Habits
  • Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes
  • Choosing Your Priorities
  • Planning and Scheduling Activities
  • Interruptions, the #1 Time Thief
  • Timelogs
  • Time Tips
  • Self-Esteem and Time Management
  • Stress Management

 

Leadership Skills Course Materials

Blackstone makes it easy for you to complete the Leadership Skills course by providing all of the materials needed. See further details below:

Leadership Skills

  • Blackstone's Skills for Success  - Study Unit
  • Management Practices and Principles -  Study Unit
  • Interpersonal Communications - Study Unit
  • Critical Thinking Skills - Study Unit
  • Time and Stress Management - Study Unit

 

Access to Blackstone’s Online Student Center

You will gain unlimited access to Blackstone's Online Student Center, where you can download your Study Guides, take exams and receive instantaneous Grade Reports, chat real-time with other students, participate in online discussions, and receive news about Blackstone.

In addition, Blackstone will also provide you with:

Financial Assistance

Blackstone’s financial assistance programs include sponsorship, interest-free financing with low monthly payments.

All tuition plans are interest FREE! Choose affordable education on your terms. Speak with an Admissions Advisor at 1-800-826-9228 or enroll online now.

Leadership Skills Tuition

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Available Payment Plans

1. You can choose to pay the $413.00 tuition in full or;

2. We offer a payment plan with a 100% approval rate for our courses—you will pay a $59.00 down payment & 6 monthly payments of $59.00.

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All tuition plans are interest FREE! Choose affordable education on your terms. Speak with an Admissions Advisor at 1-800-826-9228 or enroll online now.