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Concepts in Leadership (BUS-355)
Varies (self-study; self-paced).
March 2022 - Present.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: compare and contrast the various leadership theories and concepts; analyze the strengths and weaknesses of various leaders; apply principles of leadership to specific situations; summarize the characteristics of effective and ethical leadership; and articulate the skills necessary to be an effective leader who can navigate today's global marketplace.
Concepts in Leadership (BUS-355) is designed to provide a basic introduction to leadership by focusing on being a good leader. The emphasis of the course is on the practice of leadership. The course examines topics such as the nature of leadership, recognizing leadership traits, developing leadership skills, creating a vision, setting the tone, listening to out-group members, handling conflict, overcoming obstacles, and addressing ethics in leadership. Attention will be given to helping students to understand and improve their leadership performance.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business, Leadership, Psychology, or Philosophy (2/22).