Course: Introduction to Leadership

Date published
Jan, 2008
Last updated
23 Jan 2020


This course provides a brief introduction to leadership, from the perspective that leaders are defined, not only by their title, but by their behavior. It can be taught in conjunction with Advocacy, Team Building, Coaching and Mentoring, Project Management or Building Health Programs that Work. When participants complete this course they will be able to:

  • Explain the role of the leader in setting the tone of the work environment Identify the necessary factors which motivate others to follow a leader
  • Explain the importance of effective communication with teams and work units
  • This course includes a participants workbook, facilitator guide, PowerPoint presentation and video.

Estimated course length: 2 hours

Target Audience: Public health professionals who lead teams, projects or organizations