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Leadership Matters Online

This online class takes an in-depth exploration into the key issues in supervision and leadership of youth work organizations. Online activities include both synchronized group time and individual self-paced learning.

Over the course of a month, participants can expect to spend an average of 5 hours/week, up to 15 hours total.  Setting aside intentional time devoted to online work is required to have the full professional development experience. 

Participants will engage with an online community to:

Cohort-based course:

This online course is designed and delivered as a cohort-based, professional development opportunity in which the participants learn, apply and share the information together. Participants work through the same material (2-3 modules) each week as a group. This includes live (same time) webinar experiences and pre-recorded presentations, forum discussions, etc that are completed on their own time during that week.  There is an expectation of completing 2-3 modules and interacting with the coinciding forum discussions and activities as outlined by the course schedule on a weekly basis. This is different than an asynchronous, self-paced course that you experience individually on your own time, without interaction with others.

Both interactive and self-paced learning will be experienced by:

How it works:


Technical Requirements:

Who should attend:

Those who have leadership and supervision roles in youth development.


Margo Herman

Cost: $100
Organizations that register five or more people for this course at the same time may receive a group discount of 25%. Contact the course facilitator for the promotion code to be applied at group registration.


Introductory week: Feb. 24 - March 2
Course content: March 3 - 21
Live webinars: March 4, 11, 18, 9:30-11 a.m.

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