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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

The Leadership Advantage (0013)

Formerly Leadership Training for Managers Seminar
Location: 
Various locations worldwide.
Length: 

Version 1, 2, 3, and 4: 24 hours (3 days).

Dates: 

Version 1: March 2004 - December 2004. Version 2: January 2005 - August 2010. Version 3: July 2015 - September 2018. Version 4: October 2018 - September 2021. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: apply effectively the principles of management and team building that enhance management performance. Version 2: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: effectively apply the principles of management and team building that enhance management performance. Version 3 and 4: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify leadership styles and strengths; understand the importance of networking; learn to network in different settings; and identify the challenges and rewards associated with teamwork.

Instruction: 

Version 1: Major topics include: creative process, planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and delegating, controlling, decision-making, communicating, motivating, and interpersonal skills. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, outside readings, trainer evaluation of classroom exercises, case studies, and three required papers. Major topics covered in the course are self-direction, people skills, process skills, communication skills, and accountability. Version 2: Major topics include: developing personal leadership; understanding the innovation process; performance; problem analysis and decision making; delegation; communication and turning ideas into action. Methods of instruction include self-assessment, reports, small group work, projects, large group discussion, demonstrations, case studies, role play, instructor coaching, use of examples, project reports, mid-point evaluation, final evaluation, and use of a leadership plan. Version 3 and 4: The methods of instruction include: practical exercises, learner presentations, lecture, discussion, and classroom exercise. The general course topics include visionary leadership; develop strategy; provide solutions; increase communication; appeal to motives and gain commitment; evaluate processes; and motivate others.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1, 2, 3, and 4: In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Leadership or Management (5/04) (8/07) (7/15) (10/18). NOTE: Credit should not be awarded, if students have already received credit for the course Leadership Training for Managers (DLCR-0002).

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