Setting a Foundation of Leadership

Designed to empower you with a robust set of skills and knowledge, Setting a Foundation of Effective Leadership provides a comprehensive overview of essential leadership principles. 

Throughout the course, you’ll benefit from a wide range of topics, including leadership styles, effective communication strategies, delegation tactics, emotional intelligence, performance management, leadership ethics and more. The course will also equip you with conflict resolution skills, time management skills and other competencies crucial to becoming an effective leader. By the end of this course, you’ll have the tools and insights necessary to continue your leadership journey and contribute positively to your organization. 


Kobena-Marcus Collins

Kobena-Marcus Collins

Kobena-Marcus J. Collins is a diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging (DEIB) professional. Holding several certifications in DEI, marketing and leadership, two degrees and a lifetime of experience, Kobena has been an advocate for DEIB in a professional capacity since 2008. ... read more

Who Should Attend

  • New managers/new supervisors  
  • Individuals who would like to transition to a leadership role 
  • Current leaders who would like to get a better understanding of their leadership styles and how they lead 
  • Anyone who would like to improve their understanding of what it takes to be a leader  

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Identify leadership fundamentals. 
  • Enhance participants’ communication and team leadership skills.
  • Develop conflict resolution and time management skills.
  • Create personal leadership development plans.

Course Outline/Topics

  • Introduction to Leadership  
  • Leadership Styles  
  • Effective Communication  
  • Building and Leading Teams 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Time Management and Delegation 
  • Emotional Intelligence 
  • Coaching and Mentoring  
  • Performance Management  
  • Change Management  
  • Leadership Ethics and Values  
  • Leadership Development Plans 

Date: Wed-Thu, Sept 18-19, 2024

Delivery Method: In-person

Time: 8:30am-4pm CT

Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Kobena-Marcus Collins


$845 by Aug 28, 2024
$895 after Aug 28, 2024

CEUs: 1.2

Enrollment Limit: 25

Program Number: 5050-16211

Registration Deadline: Sept 13, 2024

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