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Speech and Communications
Leadership and Interpersonal Communication

“What is leadership and interpersonal communication, and how does it apply to me?” Leadership and interpersonal communication hold some of the most important skills for success in school, work, and life! Learn about emotional intelligence, how to manage conflict well, how to listen actively for the best understanding and connection, what your body language is saying, and more!

Total classes: 6

Prerequisite: None. Recommended: How to be an Excellent Student

Suggested grade level: 9th to 12th grade

Suggested credit: One-half (1/2) semester Communications or Life Skills


“What is leadership and interpersonal communication, and what does it have to do with my future?” This essential course guides you through the foundational and critical leadership and communication skills that all students need to succeed, including managing yourself well with emotional intelligence, conflict management, body language, speaking skills, and more to become a person of positive influence. Special attention is given to integrating our faith into leadership and personal communication, as well as practical action steps for building healthy relationships and living our faith to positively influence others in our community and world. This course draws from university-level leadership and interpersonal communications, to guide each student into good personal leadership practices and communication that is easy to understand, practical, and fun. Join this course if you want to be confident and able to connect with others in a positive way – and have the skills to build success for your future!


Class 1: The skills of leadership: what it takes to be a leader, servant leadership, and transformational leadership

Class 2: Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

Class 3: Conflict Management and Leadership

Class 4: Active listening, empathy, and wise decision making for leadership

Class 5: Personal speaking skills: voice, body language, and connecting with your listener

Class 6: Faith-filled leadership: The actions of leadership

Materials and Homework

Course Materials: All course materials are provided FREE online by the instructor. Students must use Microsoft Word (or a free program like Google Docs to convert to Word format) to upload homework.

Homework: Expect approximately two (2) to four (4) hours of homework per class, depending on your student’s skill level and goals. Activities include weekly reading assignments and activities, weekly self-reflective writing assignments, and automated quizzes.

Important Dates

Class Dates: Fridays, January 12 to February 16, 2024. 

Starting Time: 11:30 AM Eastern (10:30 Central; 9:30 Mountain; 8:30 Pacific)

Duration per class: 55 minutes

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