Neuroscience of Leadership - Leading with Your Brain, Short Course | Part time online | Coursera | United States
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This Neuroscience of Leadership: Leading with Your Brain course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder leading with the Brain in Mind. Master the Science of Leading with Social Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology

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Overview

This Neuroscience of Leadership: Leading with Your Brain course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder examines leadership techniques through the lens of social cognitive neuroscience and psychology. Utilizing the latest research, we develop a leadership practice based on neuroscience. Consideration for leading oneself, leading others and leading organizations is covered.

 Topics include neuroplasticity, psychological safety, resilience, mental toughness, primal power of storytelling, improv and creativity, as well as the subtle power of influence.

This specialization can be taken for academic credit as part of CU Boulder’s Master of Engineering in Engineering Management (ME-EM) degree offered on the Coursera platform. The ME-EM is designed to help engineers, scientists, and technical professionals move into leadership and management roles in the engineering and technical sectors. With performance-based admissions and no application process, the ME-EM is ideal for individuals with a broad range of undergraduate education and/or professional experience.

This course examines leadership techniques through the lens of social cognitive neuroscience and psychology. Utilizing the latest research, we develop a leadership practice based on neuroscience. Consideration for leading oneself, leading others and leading organizations is covered. Topics include neuroplasticity, psychological safety, resilience, mental toughness, primal power of storytelling, improv and creativity, as well as the subtle power of influence.

This specialization can be taken for academic credit as part of CU Boulder’s Master of Engineering in Engineering Management (ME-EM) degree offered on the Coursera platform. The ME-EM is designed to help engineers, scientists, and technical professionals move into leadership and management roles in the engineering and technical sectors. With performance-based admissions and no application process, the ME-EM is ideal for individuals with a broad range of undergraduate education and/or professional experience.

Applied Learning Project

Learners will complete (knowledge check) quizzes every week to test their comprehension and advance their learning. Projects include developing comprehensive plans for achieving personal excellence, leading high-performance teams and transformational organizations. All based on the principles of neuroscience. Learners who subscribe will also have access to a companion eBook developed by the instructor to further support your learning.

What You Will Learn:

  • Understand how to leverage brain science to maximize individual performance in business and personal relationships.
  • Understand how to leverage brain science to maximize organizational performance in business and leadership situations.
  • Understand how to leverage brain science to maximize team performance in business and leadership situations.

Skills You Will Gain:

  • Psychology
  • Change Management
  • Leadership
  • Coaching
  • Storytelling
  • Influence
  • Innovation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Neuroscience of Personal Excellence
  • The Neuroscience of Leading High-Performance Teams
  • The Neuroscience of Leading Transformational Organizations

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 15 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner level

  • Prior knowledge of neuroscience is not required. Prior courses in leadership are recommended, but not required.

Tuition Fee

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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