Leadership 101

Leadership 101

Introduction to Leadership

The Leadership 101 course will equip you to thrive in a post-pandemic world, regardless of where you are now in your life and career. This course will explore personal development, leadership styles and actions, cultural diversity and current events, all through the lens of effective leadership. The course will feature some of Troy University’s most outstanding faculty.

This course is free and open to anyone, and does not require enrollment in TROY to participate.

However, for students who enroll in Fall 2020 or Term 1 2020 at TROY, this course can count for three credit hours as a general elective or minor course. To count for academic credit, students must pass a challenge exam at the end of the course. Current TROY students who participate must have less than 15 hours of Troy University credit to receive academic credit for this free class.

Cost

The course, exam and all course materials are free. Also, there is no textbook required for this course.

   

Course Availability

  • June Course: June 1 – June 27
  • July Course: July 1 – 27

Challenge Exam Availability

  • The challenge exam will be administered at the end of each course, but will also be available until August 31, 2020.

Registration

Registration for this course is available online. Use the registration link below.

  • Click on Select Classes (Do not login).
  • Choose your course. Use the checkbox to select either:
    • June Course - LDR-101-XTIA (291810) Leadership 101
    • July Course - LDR-101-XTIB (291812) Leadership 101
  • Click the submit button at the bottom of the screen and proceed with the registration process.

Register Now

For assistance with registration or information on alternative registration methods, contact us at 334-983-0005.

Once you register:

After you've completed registration, you will receive two emails. The first email will be a "Class Acknowledgement" message confirming your registration. The second will contain credentials to access the class content on Canvas.

 

Expert Faculty

 

Jack Hawkins, Jr. Ph.D.
 

Jack Hawkins, Jr., Ph.D.

Dionne Rosser-Mims
 

Dionne Rosser-Mims, Ph.D.

Kerry Palmer
 

Kerry Palmer, Ph.D.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Troy University’s online leadership course is available for free to anyone, and does not require enrollment at TROY to participate.

Leadership 101 will be offered in two identical four-week sessions, starting on June 1 and July 1. Students can pick the session that works best with their schedule.

No. Students will be able to study at home and at their own pace, which is increasingly relevant during the COVID-19 crisis.

For students who pass the challenge exam and enroll in Fall 2020 or Term 1 2020 at TROY, this course can count for three credit hours as a LDR 1100, Introduction to Leadership. LDR 1100 counts toward the Leadership Minor, and is also listed as an Area IV General Studies course. Current TROY students who participate must have less than 15 hours of Troy University credit to receive academic credit for this free course. Students must pass a challenge exam to receive academic credit.

Yes. Students must pass a challenge exam at the end of the course in order to receive academic credit.

For students who pass the challenge exam and enroll in Fall 2020 or Term 1 2020 at TROY, this course can count for three credit hours as a LDR 1100, Introduction to Leadership. LDR 1100 counts toward the Leadership Minor, and is also listed as an Area IV General Studies course. Current TROY students who participate must have less than 15 hours of Troy University credit to receive academic credit for this free course. Students must pass a challenge exam to receive academic credit.

No. There is no limit to the number of students who can take this course.

No. The course, the exam and all course work are free. There is no textbook required.

Students will learn about leadership styles, how to lead themselves, how to engage with and work with people, and how to lead thrive in an uncertain and fast-changing world.

Leadership is a skill set that can be learned by anyone. Troy University is committed to training up a new generation of leaders who are willing to step into the arena and make a difference!

A challenge exam is a method by which students are evaluated to determine if they have mastered the concepts and content for a specific academic course in order to receive academic credit.

This course is organized in four weekly lessons. Lessons are self-paced, and will include videos, brief readings, and connection opportunities through discussion forums. Weekly lessons are organized as follows:

  • Week 1: Understanding Leadership
  • Week 2: Understanding Yourself
  • Week 3: Understanding Others
  • Week 4: Understanding How to Lead and Thrive

Assignments will be discussion boards, self-analysis and reflections, some journaling and at the end, along with the challenge exam, a personal user manual you will be able to use to understand yourself better and how others might interact with you.

While dependent upon individual students, most students can expect to spend roughly 3-4 hours per week engaging with the course content.



 

Disclaimer

LDR 1100 counts for credit at Troy University as a general elective or, if appropriate to the student’s plan of study, as a general studies course or minor course. Enrolled students who have passed the challenge exam may email the Dean of Undergraduate Studies at undergraduatedean@troy.edu or contact their advisers for more information.

 

Points of Pride

U.S. News & World Report, Best Colleges - Most Innovative 2020
U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Programs - Bachelor's 2020
U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Programs - Veterans Bachelor's 2020
The Princeton Review, Best Regional Colleges, Southeastern 2020

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