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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

National Society of Leadership and Success | Evaluated Learning Experience

Advanced Leadership (ADV 202)


Varies, approximately 30 hours.

Various; distance learning format.

August 2019 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify specific listening trouble areas; describe 4 areas of emotional intelligence; create clear decision statements to direct a team towards action; explain the difference between inclusion and diversity; assess current leadership experiences and identify areas of further development; apply DISC styles within communication and interactions with others; evaluate nuances of emotional intelligence in action to gain buy-in, respect, and overall cooperation; evaluate and leverage personal strengths and the strengths of others; explain benefits of mentorship; perform community service; analyze and evaluate organizational cases; apply aspects of leadership processes to understanding character development, and trait identification in others; and identify areas of focus for personal and professional growth and develop a leadership plan. 


Major topics include: effective communication in interpersonal relationships; personal strengths as a leader; DISC styles; emotional intelligence; Andrew Hewitt’s "Six Steps for Finding a Mentor"; and leadership facilitation. The capstone project of this course includes two final projects: 1) a Leadership research paper; and 2) a Leadership Interview Analysis. Prerequisite: Foundations of Leadership (FOL 102). 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Management, Leadership, Strategic Management, or Strategic Leadership (6/20). NOTE: Students must successfully complete Advanced Leadership (ADV 202) and Executive Leadership (EXEC 302) to gain access to credit recommendations.