Long-term success and growth as a manager requires more than the requisite technical skills. How can you differentiate yourself from the many other managers in the global job market? Strong leadership skills enable you to stand out in the crowd and demonstrate your unique value to your team and the organization. A manager with a combination of effective technical skills and strong leadership skills will find him/herself in a position of strength within their team and organization. Are you one of these managers? If not, this course is designed for you and will help you create a personal plan for continued development. Topics include leadership styles, being a leader your team wants to follow, communication styles that resonate with others, the reality of office politics, and operating in a post-capitalist society. This course is a requirement for the accelerated online graduate Advanced Certificate in Project Management. It may be used as an elective in other master’s or certificate programs, with your advisor’s approval.