University of Southern California

The Leadership Course Online





Location Details:


April 19, 2017 - May 10, 2017
October 18, 2017 - November 8, 2017

Registration for this course will close 12:00 PM one full day prior.


Learn the leadership techniques that deliver new ideas and quick execution for individuals, teams and entire organizations. This online course shows you the broad methods for establishing guidelines, utilizing talents, allocating personnel and assigning roles, as well as building trust while establishing accountability.

Program Objectives

  • Understand personal leadership style
  • Recognize when and how to adjust leadership style for the betterment of the team
  • Learn effective methods for facilitating and managing teams
  • Discover ways to manage conflict
  • Build trust and team accountability
  • Elevate performance level of a group and entire organization

Who Should Attend

This program is for supervisors, managers and directors changing roles or increasing responsibilities leading others within both small or large organizations.

Participant Testimonials

This online course was very helpful in allowing me to understand not only my own leadership style and values, but to help see that in my team as well. - Hospitalist Program Coordinator, Bay Area Hospitalist Associates, Inc.

It was a valuable to me because I felt like it is really knowledge that I can use both at work and outside of work. The concept of having people at different stages mentor others was especially interesting to me. The application of mentoring and developing at the same time was extremely powerful. - Manager, HRIS, Jack in the Box

The facilitator is dynamic and the material is new and interesting. Great learning opportunity. – Senior Project Manager, Kaiser Permanente

Teaching Method

This online course is designed for working professionals to learn the concepts by accessing the content at any time during the course session. This approximately 12 to 18-hour online course fits perfectly into any busy schedule as it can be taken at your own pace over a three-week period. It includes online video sessions, reading and case studies, interactive exercises and discussions with faculty. For technical and course requirements click here.


Dave Logan, is a Senior Lecturer in the Marshall School of Business, a best-selling author, and a management consultant. He currently teaches management and leadership in the USC Executive MBA—an area rated #1 on the latest Wall Street Journal ranking of EMBA programs. From 2001-2004, he served as Associate Dean of Executive Education.

As senior partner at CultureSync, a management consulting firm, Dave works with governments, non-profit organizations, and Fortune 500 companies, including Qualcomm, Intel, Charles Schwab American Express, and Prudential.

Dave is co-author of four books including Tribal Leadership and The Three Laws of Performance. His books have been on the best-sellers lists of USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and Business Week. He’s been interviewed by CNN, CBS, NBC, and NPR, and newspapers and magazines throughout the world.

Dave has a Ph.D. in Organizational Communication from the Annenberg School at USC.


$1195 per person includes tuition and course materials. There is a 10% discount for three or more registrants from the same company.

CEU Credits

You will earn 1 CEU credits taking this ONLINE course. A continuing education unit (CEU) is a measure used in continuing education programs, particularly those required in a licensed profession for the professional to maintain the license. A CEU unit of credit equals to 10 hours of participation in the accredited program designed for professionals with certificates or licenses to practice various professions.

Course Disclaimer

Every reasonable effort will be made to ensure this course runs as described on this web page. Please note that course dates and professors are subject to change. You will be notified by email in advance if there is a date or professor change. Additionally, this course also requires a minimum number of registrants in order to take place. You will be notified by email if the course does not meet this minimum.

Contact Us

For more information click here

Telephone: 213-740-8990
Fax: 213-740-6406

Office of Executive Education
Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California
1150 South Olive Street, Suite 2900
Los Angeles, California USA 90015-2211