You have reached a point in your career when you feel ready to assume the role of supervising others. You feel that you can be effective—or even that you can do a better job than supervisors you have known. But are you really prepared to take on the new responsibilities that come with the new position? This class will help you develop a “leadership mindset” to enable you to analyze a supervisor’s responsibilities, the strengths that make you a good fit, the skills and knowledge you will need to develop, and your motivation for wanting the job. You will leave class feeling better prepared to make your decision and proceed with the next steps.
think like a leader
recognize the differences between leadership skills and individual-contributor skills
assess your readiness for a leadership role
demonstrate your readiness to those who can hire you
For anyone who is considering moving into a leadership position