Characteristics of Effective Leadership: Shadow a CEO

Est. Study Time: 1 hours
3 PDCs


Begin a direct mentorship with the CEO of Central Products, Robert Powers, as he takes you under his wing and offers first-hand experience in various issues of leadership. By utilizing video journals of his own musings, executive conference meetings, and even volatile situations within the company, itself, Robert will provide an overview of leadership practices and theories which can be employed by anyone within a position of authority. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
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Learning Objectives

  • Become familiar with various lines of thought on leadership
  • Understand the legal issues associated with leadership in organizations, and how to handle them
  • Recognize that good leadership is through example
  • Learn how to deal with unexpected complications and setbacks in leadership
  • Determine what is at the heart of effective leadership

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