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INT-1019-VO01F - Effective Leadership & Collaboration

Flex Class

Flex courses are online courses with flexible assignment submission, allowing students to manage their completion pace during the semester. Flex courses remain open for enrollment throughout the first half of the semester. Flex course enrollment for Fall 2021 ends on October 29.

Synonym: 207922
Location: Online
Credits: 1
Day/Times: Meets online
Semester Dates: 09-07-2021 to 12-20-2021
Last day to drop without a grade: 09-27-2021 - Refund Policy
Last day to withdraw (W grade): 11-08-2021 - Refund Policy
Faculty: Fern Fryer | View Faculty Credentials
Open Seats/Section Limit: 14/17 (as of 07-28-21 9:05 AM)

Course Description:

This course explores the nature and elements of effective leadership. Topics covered will include leadership styles, strategic application of leadership approaches, situational leadership, and effective collaboration toward a common goal.

Essential Objectives:

1. Identify various leadership styles and approaches.
2. Compare and contrast the effectiveness of various leadership styles as applied in differing contexts.
3. Demonstrate initiative by successfully motivating others and taking responsibility in the absence of a formal leadership title.
4. Demonstrate the ability to collaborate productively with diverse individuals and groups toward a common goal.
5. Develop a personal leadership philosophy based on self-awareness.


This course provides an introduction to effective leadership skills and working collaboratively. What does it take to be an effective leader and why is it so important? Some might think being a leader is desirable because it has prestige or power. While it’s true that effective leaders may feel personal success, the role is so much more than that. Strong leaders have better relationships with others and can manage conflict effectively- an important skill in today’s world. They can guide and motivate others to achieve goals and visions. They serve their organization by energizing others to produce results.

We’ll be partnering with Education Design Lab to help you earn 21stCentury Skills Badges, specifically Resilience, Initiative and Collaboration.

This is a self-paced course. The pattern for each module is: overview & objectives, lecture, readings/resources, demonstrate your learning (a discussion forum), assignment and/or assessment for the badges.

Module topics:

1. Demonstrate Self-Awareness and Learn from Experience

2. Strengthen Relationships by Incorporating Diverse Perspectives

3. Lead without a Title and Act as a Catalyst

4. Flexibility and Leadership Styles

5. A Leadership Philosophy


Demonstrate Your Learning Forums

Assignments 20%
Badge Assessments 50%


INT-1019-VO01F Link to Textbooks for this course in eCampus.

The last day to use a Financial Aid advance to purchase textbooks is the 3rd Tuesday of the semester. See your financial aid counselor at your academic center if you have any questions.

Contact Faculty:

Email: Evelyn Fryer
Hiring Coordinator for this course: Dana Lee

Accessibility Services for Students with Disabilities: CCV strives to mitigate barriers to course access for students with documented disabilities. To request accommodations, please

  1. Provide disability documentation to the Accessibility Coordinator at your academic center.
  2. Request an appointment to meet with accessibility coordinator to discuss your request and create an accommodation plan.
  3. Once created, students will share the accommodation plan with faculty. Please note, faculty cannot make disability accommodations outside of this process.

Academic Honesty: CCV has a commitment to honesty and excellence in academic work and expects the same from all students. Academic dishonesty, or cheating, can occur whenever you present -as your own work- something that you did not do. You can also be guilty of cheating if you help someone else cheat. Being unaware of what constitutes academic dishonesty (such as knowing what plagiarism is) does not absolve a student of the responsibility to be honest in his/her academic work. Academic dishonesty is taken very seriously and may lead to dismissal from the College.

Course description details subject to change. Please refer to this document frequently.

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