Inspired Leadership Specialization

Starts Oct 18

Inspired Leadership Specialization

Leading to inspire and engage others. Learn concepts and skills to inspire and engage others for performance, innovation and satisfaction.

About This Specialization

In this specialization you will learn how to overcome the ravages of chronic stress and renew your body and mind by building better relationships and positive approaches to leadership. You will learn the power of asking questions to become a more inclusive and self-confident leader, and how to effectively coach others toward sustained, desired change, learning or increased motivation in life and work.

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5 courses

Follow the suggested order or choose your own.


Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.


Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.

Intermediate Specialization.
Some related experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence

    12 hours videos, quizzes, and homework
    English, Arabic, French, Ukrainian, Chinese (Simplified), Portuguese (Brazilian), Turkish, Hindi, Romanian, Kazakh

    About the Course

    Emotional intelligence, hope, mindfulness, and compassion help a person reverse the damage of chronic stress and build great leadership relationships. The Positive and Negative Emotional Attractors inspire sustained, desired change and lear
  2. COURSE 2

    Women in Leadership: Inspiring Positive Change

    5 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week
    English, German

    About the Course

    This course aims to inspire and empower women and men across the world to engage in purposeful career development and take on leadership for important causes---to lead change with more conviction and confidence---and improve our workplaces and com
  3. COURSE 3

    Conversations That Inspire: Coaching Learning, Leadership and Change

    5 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week
    English, Spanish

    About the Course

    Coaching can inspire and motivate people to learn, change, and be effective leaders, among other roles in life. Although most attempts are “coaching for compliance” (coaching someone to your wishes or expectations), decades of behavi
  4. COURSE 4

    Leading Positive Change through Appreciative Inquiry

    6 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week

    About the Course

    Appreciative Inquiry is a collaborative and constructive inquiry process that searches for everything that gives life to organizations, communities, and larger human systems when they are most alive, effective, creative and healthy in their interc
  5. COURSE 5

    Be a Leader, Develop a Leader

    Upcoming session: Dec 17
    4 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week
    English, German

    About the Capstone Project

    The objectives of this MOOC are to enable you to learn from applying concepts, exercises and learning from the four other MOOCs in this specialization. Learners involved in our programs over the decades have repeatedly told us that going over the material


  • Case Western Reserve University

    Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University: Developing transformational ideas and outstanding leaders for the advancement of business and society.

    Case Western Reserve University is a leading national research university located in Cleveland, Ohio. Through its seven schools and college, Case Western Reserve offers top-10 programs in health law, organizational behavior and social work and top-25 programs in biomedical engineering, international law, medicine and nursing. More than 4,000 undergraduate and nearly 6,000 graduate and professional students are enrolled at CWRU, representing all 50 states and more than 90 countries.

  • Diana Bilimoria, PhD

    Diana Bilimoria, PhD

    KeyBank Professor and Chair of Organization Behavior
  • Melvin Smith

    Melvin Smith

    Professor of Organizational Behavior, Faculty Director, Executive Education
  • Ronald Fry

    Ronald Fry

  • Richard Boyatzis

    Richard Boyatzis

    Distinguished University Professor, and a Professor in the Departments of Organizational Behavior, Psychology, and Cognitive Science
  • Ellen  VanOosten, PhD

    Ellen VanOosten, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, Director Coaching Research Lab