Leadership and Decision Making

Price: $29.00

Approximate time to complete:  1 hour

Successful completion of this course is one of the requirements toward earning the following badge(s):

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Management and Finances


This self-paced course consists of reading and/or listening to content and answering assessment questions. 

By the end of this course, you should be able to

  1. explain the various theories of leadership (trait, behavior, contingency)
  2. describe the difference between transformational and transactional leaders
  3. explain the competencies associated with emotional intelligence
  4. explain the popular methods for increasing leadership effectiveness
  5. explain why people can’t make perfectly rational decisions
  6. describe the process known as the escalation of commitment
  7. describe how group decision making contributes to the commitment and acceptance of those participating
  8. explain the risky-shift phenomenon
  9. list and explain the eight dynamics that contribute to groupthink
  10. describe the difference between programmed decisions and non-programmed decisions
  11. compare and contrast the Delphi technique and the nominal group technique

Successful completion of this course requires passing all of the assessments at 100 percent. The assessments can be taken multiple times. Upon successful completion of this course you can download a certificate of completion and access the pre-approved Activity IDs from the Completed tab on the MY COURSES page.

This course will automatically be added to your user account within 5-10 minutes of placing your order. Access to HRrecert courses is granted for 24 months from the date of purchase. Internet access is required to view this course. 

The HRrecert courses are copyrighted material and may not, in whole or in part, be printed, copied, shared, or reproduced by any means for any reason without prior written consent. Access to the HRrecert courses are for your individual use; your account is not to be shared with others. Any violation of these terms and conditions will result in immediate termination of your access to these materials, with no refund provided.

System Requirements:

  • CPU: 2GHz processor or faster
  • 4GB RAM or greater
  • Windows: 8.1, 10
  • MacOS: Mojave, Catalina, Big Sur
  • Mobile: iOS, Android
  • Browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari
  • Internet speed: 4Mbps up 2Mbps down or better.

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