This module is a comprehensive summary of the book “Lincoln on Leadership, Executive Strategies for Tough Times”, by Donald T. Phillips. The book gives a leadership perspective from President Abraham Lincoln, who arguably led the United States through one of the most trying times in American history.
We encourage and recommend that you read this book as part of this course. The Minnesota POST Board has approved this course for eight (8) credit hours, which includes time for the book. Please check with your agency is they purchased copies of this book.
Upon successful completion of this module student should be able to:
- Develop a deeper understanding of Lincoln’s leadership philosophies and practices.
- Understand the importance of discipline.
- Learn to promote collaborative leadership and team mindsets.