Fundamentals of Leadership Effectiveness

Course Information

Course Code


Instruction Method

Online – login information will be emailed on the course start date


Domestic: $898
International: $1167


12 weeks – 4.8 CEU


Cecil Canteenwalla

Learner Outcomes

It concentrates on the below modules:

1. Authentic Self-awareness

Competency 1. Explore the foundations of effective leadership including authentic self-awareness.

2. Communicating with Stakeholders

Competency 2. Communicate effectively with all stakeholder groups to build relationships and engage them in achieving shared goals

3. Conceptual Framework for Leading Teams

Competency 3. Develop a conceptual framework for leading teams effectively

4. Conflict Management within Interprofessional Teams

Competency 4. Create an environment that supports conflict resolution within interprofessional teams

5. Conceptual Framework Leading Change & Managing Transitions

Competency 5. Develop a conceptual framework to lead change and manage transitions effectively

Course Objectives

This course establishes foundational skills necessary for demonstrating leadership effectiveness. Characteristic challenges of leadership are introduced and explored as the course progresses. The perspectives we will explore are personal, team-based, and organizational to support your leadership development.

This is a required course for both the ‘Leadership in Health Care Certificate Program’ and ‘Quality Management Certificate Program’.

Evaluation Method

Discussion boards,  Individual Assignment, Team Assignment, Poster

Intended For

Healthcare professionals interested in leadership


Fundamentals of Leadership Effectiveness is part of the Leadership in Health Care Certificate Program as well as the Quality Management Certificate Program.

This course qualifies for 1 credit under the “Developing Professional Practice and Leadership” domain of a de Souza Designation. For more information, please see To claim your credit contact de Souza Institute.



Text Book

Not required.

Certificate Program

Leadership In Health Care Certificate Program
Quality Management Certificate Program

Topics Covered

• The difference between the management role and the leader role in a team
• The question of whether leadership can be learned
• Leadership communication styles that are best practices in a variety of contexts
• The ability to resolve conflict situations
• Change management
• Theoretical approaches to leading change
• Project management concepts and thinking
• Showing leadership behaviours as you work in groups

Fundamentals of Leadership Effectiveness – FSQM110

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COVID Vaccine Requirement:

Proof of full vaccination (2 doses) for all learners is required for all onsite attendance at Michener.
Fully online courses do not require proof of vaccination.

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