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Practical Guide for Leadership

What does it take to be an effective leader?  What qualities do great leaders share?

UMExtended Courses | Proffesional Development Program | Practical Guide for Leadership Course


March 26 - April 23

There is no class on April 2.

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: University of Montana campus
James E. Todd Building 
Hours of Instruction: 8
Course Fee: $289
Registration: Register Now
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Course Description:

This non-credit course is designed to provide a practical understanding of leadership, the required skills necessary to become an effective leader, and an understanding of what constituents expect of their leaders. Participants will gain extensive practical knowledge of leadership concepts and skills through lecture and realistic practical exercises.

Learn how:

  • Effective leadership skills can enhance bottom line results
  • Leadership is about behavior and leadership behaviors can be learned
  • To be a better leader by practicing day-to-day work activities
  • Effective leadership motivates staff and increases commitment
  • To use effective leadership techniques to take your organization to the next level

Practical Guide to Leadership Instructor: Karl JonesAbout the Instructor: Karl Jones

Karl Jones has more than 30 years of management experience in the private, military, and public sectors. He has seen first-hand what works and knows the kinds of challenges that today’s leaders face.  Karl has helped leaders develop throughout his career, and he brings practical and straight-forward tools to enhance leadership skills as a management advisor. 

  • School of Extended & Lifelong Learning
  • The University of Montana
  • 32 Campus Drive
  • Missoula, MT  59812
  • Phone: (406) 243-2900
  • Fax: (406) 243-2047
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