Leading People and Teams Specialization
Updated: Feb 21
Leading Effectively. Learn proven management techniques in just four courses.
There are 5 Courses in this Specialization
Leading People and Teams Capstone
Inspiring and Motivating Individuals
What you will learn
Create and communicate your vision as a leader
Manage talent to improve employee performance, development, and retention
Use the Michigan Model of Leadership to define organizational goals
Create a high-quality team charter that enhances team performance.
Skills you will gain
Goals and Rewards
About this Specialization
In this specialization, you will learn essential leadership skills, including how to inspire and motivate individuals, manage talent, influence without authority, and lead teams. In this specialization, you will not only learn from Michigan faculty. You will also learn directly from exceptional leaders including Jeff Brodsky, Global Head of HR for Morgan Stanley, and John Beilein, Head Coach of the University of Michigan Men’s Basketball Team. We will share with you our research on how to lead people and teams effectively, and work with you to apply these insights to your own teams and leadership. In every course, you will have an opportunity to apply new leadership skills by working through a series of practical leadership assignments. In addition, the capstone will enable you to work on live leadership challenges faced by senior leaders from premier Fortune 500 firms and receive their feedback on your ideas and solutions.
Top students completing the Specialization will be eligible to receive one or more of the following: office hours with your faculty, one credit toward Michigan Ross’ Distinguished Leader certificate, a waived application fee to Michigan Ross graduate programs, or a LinkedIn recommendation/endorsement by Ross faculty.
Approximately 5 months to complete
The suggested pace of 3 hours/week
Specialization Langauge: English
Subtitles: English, Arabic, French, Portuguese (European), Chinese (Simplified), Italian, Vietnamese, German, Russian, Spanish, Mongolian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Korean, Urdu