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Leadership - New Ideas from the Leading Edge


Course Description

What are the skills, traits and character marks of effective leadership in today's organizations? This course explores new and innovative approaches to leadership, with a focus on people and building strong relationships. Learn to identify strengths and skills within your work team and coach for leadership succession.

 Move beyond traditional approaches to leadership
 Compare a variety of innovative leadership styles
 Separate the fads from the facts about leading people
 Use emotional intelligence to develop strong relationships
 Understand your personal responses to adversity and assist your team to deal with adversity & organizational change
 Learn about individual talents and how to apply the talents of your team members

This course is part of the Advanced Skills for Supervisors Certificate Program.

This course is approved for:

1. The "Achievement in Business Competencies" (Blue Seal) program through the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Department. For more information on the Blue Seal Program go to:

2. 1.2 Continuing Education Unit Credits for Alberta Environment Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Program. For more information on the Certification Program including approved CEUs go to:

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No Pre-requisites

Withdrawals and Refunds

Tuition will be fully refunded when notice of withdrawal is given 7 days before the course start date. If you are unable to attend your course, you may arrange for someone to take your place by contacting Continuing Education & Corporate Training at or 780-849-8623


Northern Lakes College reserves the right to re-schedule or cancel a course that lacks sufficient registrations to provide a satisfactory learning atmosphere. In this event your registration fee will be refunded in full or applied to the re-scheduled course.

Fee Payment

Fee Payment: Fees are due at the time of registration. Northern Lakes College accepts cash, cheque, money order, debit, VISA, MasterCard, American Express. Invoicing to a company requires a Purchase Order (PO).