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Leadership in Tobacco Control

2nd term
Online Programs for Applied Learning
2 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Asynchronous Online with Some Synchronous Online
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructors:
Stephen Tamplin

Through lectures, discussion, and exercises, students develop an understanding of the role of the tobacco control leader in policy development and implementation and the essential knowledge and skills this role requires. Provides a framework for understanding the process of working effectively with and leading others and emphasizes the role of the leader in leading change and developing a vision for the future of tobacco control.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify and articulate the “7 habits of highly effective people” and the “5 learning disciplines” of a learning organization
  2. Articulate the fundamentals of leading and coordinating the efforts of an interdisciplinary team and developing the leadership capacity of team members
  3. Apply a systems-thinking approach and related analytical tools to complex problem-solving
  4. Understand the key elements of effectively communicating data to key stakeholders in support of policy development and implementation
  5. Understand and describe contemporary approaches to leadership and management
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 40% Written Assignment(s)
  • 35% Presentation(s)
  • 25% Participation

Enrollment Restriction:

Restricted to OPAL Certificate in Global Tobacco Control student

Instructor Consent:

No consent required