ECOFEL | FIU Leadership Development course

The new ECOFEL FIU Leadership Development eLearning course is now live!

Produced by Dr Susan Murray of Clearpath Leadership, this new eLearning course combines information from open-source and academic research as well as experiences of FIUs. The FIU Leadership Development eLearning course is tailored to help HoFIU and FIU senior management develop their leadership competencies.

More specifically, upon completion of the course, participants will have:

  • Developed an insight into their strengths, vision, and purpose as a leader. Strategies for self-development will also be developed.
  • Identified their leadership style, personality and acknowledge your biases.
  • Created a personal action plan to develop leadership, ensuring work-life integration.
  • Focused on how to engage and motivate employees, to inspire them to bring their best selves to the workplace and to achieve a shared vision for success.


The course sessions will cover:

  1. What is Leadership?
  2. Understanding Leadership Strengths and Values: participants will reflect on their leadership strengths and values.
  3. Personal Mission and Vision: the "why," the mission and vision that guide participants' work as leaders.
  4. Self-Leadership: this session will build on participants' vision, mission, and core values and focus of self-assessment of leadership skills, style, and personality.  
  5. Work-Life integration: participants will focus on how they choose to present as leaders and share themselves across all domains of their lives. Specifically, how to address the challenge of integrating all components of their lives- work, home, community and private selves? 
  6. Global Intelligence: this session will examine the cross-cultural knowledge, and competencies leaders need to navigate challenges, embrace diversity and foster respect.
  7. Building a Strong FIU Culture


This course is available on the ECOFEL eLearning PLatform: https://learn.ecofel.org