Online courses

Leadership and Management Competencies Courses

LLAMA's exciting new series of online courses will help you become a better leader and boost your career to a new level. You will gain the specific knowledge, skills, and behaviors you will need to be a fully competent library leader.

  • Course type: online and asynchronous
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Work required: weekly reading and writing assignments; weekly quizzes; and a final self evaluation. Deadlines within the four weeks can be flexiblke, but all course work must be completed within a week of the course ending.
  • Estimated total time required:  average 8-10 hours across a course, depending on the individual student's reading and writing speed

Evidence-based decision making (Dates TBD)

This course will give you a full understanding of evidence-based decision making; how it can be applied at your own workplace; and how to overcome common barriers to using it.

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Conflict Resolution (Dates TBD))

This course will give you the knowledge, skills and strategies you need to productively work through conflict among your team members

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Change Management (Dates TBD))

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For questions about this course or LLAMA’s other continuing education offerings, contact Fred Reuland,, 312-280-5032.

About the LLAMA Foundational Leadership Competencies

As the professional organization for library leadership and management development, the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) has identified 14 foundational competencies that can be applied across roles, career stages and library types.