Leadership Skills

This course aims to develop the participants’ leadership practices and communication skills that will enable them to serve as effective agents of change in promoting the research ethics culture in their respective environments. The course examines the leadership styles and practices and the basic communication skills. It begins with illustrating the different definitions of leadership, and how the theories that explain leadership have evolved over time, followed by specific topics including spheres of influence and control and leadership practices.


This course will discuss the causes of vulnerability, the justification of enrolling patients with vulnerability in research, and the safeguards necessary to protect such persons when participating in research.

Time: 1.5 hours      CEU 0.5