Self Awareness and the Effective Leader

Provided by: Coursera

Part of being an effective leader is learning how to play to your strengths and overcome characteristics that don't lend to good leadership practices.

Course Objectives:

  • To examine your own strengths and learn ways to use them in a leadership role. Learn to manage stress and solve problems creatively. To also build a tool kit of useful techniques that you can begin using right away in your engineering career.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for engineers transforming into leadership roles and managers

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart People


Rice University

Employee Type

Leadership, Change Leaders, 1st level Supervisor

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

23 hrs



Can audit for free (no certification); Full Financial Aid Available for Certification