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Leadership: Getting Started

by Jason Alba

Leadership skills can be learned, practiced, and improved. This course introduces you to some of the most important leadership skills you can work on, modeled by organizational leaders and talked about by leadership thought leaders.

What you'll learn

Leadership skills are in demand across the world, and in every organization. In this course, Leadership: Getting Started, you’ll learn what leadership skills can add value to your career. First, you’ll explore what leadership is, contrasting it with management, and learning about leadership styles. Next, you’ll learn about leadership principles from leadership thought leaders, and from outstanding leaders in industry. Finally, you’ll discover how to apply leadership ideas regardless of your title. When you're finished with this course, you’ll have knowledge of leadership skills that can help your career and teams you lead.

About the author

Jason Alba has been a Pluralsight Author since 2012, specializing in soft skills and professional development. He started his IT career as an intern developing tools for a robust intranet. He transitioned to an IT manager at another company where his job included web development as well as other IT functions. After an acquisition Jason became VP and then general manager at a newly formed tech company. He founded and manages, a CRM for job seekers. Jason has authored three books.... more

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