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Leadership Matters Online

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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 20 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:


Technical Requirements:

Who should attend: Managers/supervisors and volunteer coordinators

Contact: Margo Herman or Carrie Olson


Feb. 9 - March 9, 2017

Introductory week: Feb. 9 - 15, 2017
Course content: Feb. 16 - March 2, 2017
Live webinars: Thursdays Feb. 16, 23 and March 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. (CST)
Course closes March 9, 2017

Cost: $100.00

Participants must purchase the book, Strengths Based Leadership (available in bookstores and online retailers) before the class begins and do the Strengths Finder assessment that will be a key portion of the course. (The book comes with a code for taking an online assessment. The code can be used only once. Do not purchase a used copy of the book unless you know assessment code has not been used.)


To request this course, contact us.

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