Introduction to Servant leadership

Foundational

Skill Level

None

Prerequisite

60 Minutes

Time Commitment per Week

4

Number of Weeks

Leader Behaviors

This course strengthens your skills in the following leader behaviors:

Course Overview

Servant Leadership is an extremely powerful leadership approach and it is the epitome of selflessness. While other leadership philosophies are fixated on organizational goals, the servant leader remains focused on employee needs to maximize individual development and potential. On the surface, this philosophy might be appear to contradict organizational success. However, by giving employees what they need (such as accountability, nurturing, responsibility, coaching etc.) sustainable organizational success tends to follow. Servant Leadership can be summarized with the following… if you’re not serving others, then you are not leading.

Completing this course will help you:

Who is the course for?

We are all leaders – by choice or default. Although this course provides concepts, tools, and resources for all leaders, extra emphasis and application are directed toward:

  • Leaders who currently have a team of direct reports
  • Those who want to learn more about leadership in preparation for having a team

Learning Path

In this session, participants are introduced to the foundational ideas of servant leadership. This includes leading consciously, recognizing that people choose to follow leaders they respect, and knowledge that leadership must begin within oneself and then extends to others.

Virtual Session (30 minutes) + Online Journal (15 minutes) + Activity (15 minutes)

Participants in this session will continue to examine the values and goals of the servant leader through the priorities, principles and practices of a successful servant leader.

Virtual Session (30 minutes) + Online Journal (15 minutes) + Activity (15 minutes)

In this session, participants will explore how to recognize and draw upon the unique gifts and talents of their employees and determine how they can develop and leverage those talents to benefit the individual and the organization. In addition, participants will explore the Four Leadership Principles and how servant leaders apply them for success.

Virtual Session (30 minutes) + Online Journal (15 minutes) + Activity (15 minutes)

This session incorporates the ideas presented in the previous sessions and provides practical tips for applying the concepts into everyday activities. The session ends with a discussion of the foundational idea of the humble, service-oriented, yet action-driven leader, both of which can co-exist and complement each other.

Virtual Session (30 minutes) + Online Journal (15 minutes) + Activity (15 minutes)

Content Questions?

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Upcoming Courses

Dates and times listed below are for the 1st session of any course. For dates and times for other sessions, log into lab.leadershipedge.live.

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