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Becoming a Better Leader

Self-Paced3 Course Hours | 12 Weeks
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Becoming a Better Leader


This completely online and self-paced one-module course utilizes Inc. Magazine's prize-winning editorial content to introduce basic concepts of business leadership, including communication and motivation; leading teams; leading virtual workers; and leading during times of change. The focus is on providing practical, hands-on advice to entrepreneurs and small-business people, including video segments with analysis and commentary from industry-leading practitioners and subject matter experts. The course also offers real-world examples, how-to lists and advice, interactive games, and review questions to ensure mastery of the material.

Included with your course is a six-month complimentary subscription to Inc. Magazine. Your subscription will start with the current issue. Inc. Magazine publishes 6 issues a year.


  • PMI PDUs: 3
    • Leadership PDUs: 2.25
      • Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 0.25
        • Technical PM PDUs: 0.5
          • IACET CEUs: 0.3
            • HRCI Credits: 3
              • SHRM PDCs: 3


                • Mobile-friendly
                • Audio-enabled
                • Badge and credit-awarding
                • Real-world case studies
                • Fully accessible
                • Games & Flashcards
                • Expert-supported
                • Video content

                learning Outcomes

                • Explain what makes a good business leader
                • Distinguish between different leadership styles, and explain the advantages of each
                • Explain the importance of communication in successful leadership
                • Distinguish between leadership and formal authority
                • Lead teams effectively
                • Recognize the importance of leadership in managing organizational change
                • Outline a strategy for leading virtual workers
                • Strengthen your own leadership skills
                • Identify employees with leadership potential
                • Groom employees for future leadership roles
                • Articulate the need for succession planning
                • Explain the role of leadership in shaping an organization's culture

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