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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Active courses - NSLS

Organization

Titles of all evaluated learning experiences in Active courses - NSLS

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:

Various; distance learning format.

Length:

Varies, approximately 30 hours.

Dates:

August 2019 - Present. 

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Identify specific listening trouble areas; describe 4 areas of emotional intelligence; create clear decision statements to direct a team towards action; explain the difference between inclusion and diversity; assess current leadership experiences and identify areas of further development; apply DISC styles within communication and interactions with others; evaluate nuances of emotional intelligence in action to gain buy-in, respect, and overall cooperation; evaluate and leverage personal strengths and the strengths of others; explain benefits of mentorship; perform community service; analyze and evaluate organizational cases; apply aspects of leadership processes to understanding character development, and trait identification in others; and identify areas of focus for personal and professional growth and develop a leadership plan. 

Instruction:

Major topics include: effective communication in interpersonal relationships; personal strengths as a leader; DISC styles; emotional intelligence; Andrew Hewitt’s "Six Steps for Finding a Mentor"; and leadership facilitation. The capstone project of this course includes two final projects: 1) a Leadership research paper; and 2) a Leadership Interview Analysis. Pre-requisite: Foundations of Leadership (FOL 102). 

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate / associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Management, Leadership, Strategic Management, or Strategic Leadership (6/20). NOTE: Student must successfully complete Advanced Leadership (ADV 202) and Executive Leadership (EXEC 302) to gain access to credit recommendations. 

Location:

Various; distance learning format.

Length:

Varies, approximately 30 hours.

Dates:

August 2019 - Present. 

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: apply leadership theory to practice and experience; evaluate the role of leadership in organizational culture, change, and conflict resolution; analyze leadership situations from varying points of view in order to systematically evaluate ideas and arguments.;develop the seven qualities of effective mentors; explore how to leverage passion into a career; describe how be an inclusive leader; explore ways to focus on performance for success; understand the dynamics of organizational life; identify areas of focus for personal and professional growth; and outline plans for development.

Instruction:

Major topics include integrating leadership development into a personal and professional lifestyle; reviewing 8 leadership styles and understanding the differences between transformational and transactional leadership; describing the characteristics of a leader who adapts to various situations and understanding the team benefits the team when one adapts one’s leadership style; explain what flexible leaders consider when making decisions, and understanding the impact flexibility has on teams; describing the connection between effective emotional challenge and leading through change and assessing and describing areas of strength and weaknesses related to leading through emotional intelligence. The capstone project of this course is to create two final projects:  1) a Leadership Research paper; and 2) a Better World Project.   Each course additionally requires a comprehensive case study analysis. Pre-requisite: Foundations of Leadership (FOL 102). 

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate / associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Management, Leadership, Strategic Management, or Strategic Leadership (6/20). NOTE: Student must successfully complete Advanced Leadership (ADV 202) and Executive Leadership (EXEC 302) to gain access to credit recommendations.

Location:

Various; distance learning format.

Length:

Varies, approximately 30 hours.

Dates:

August 2019 - Present. 

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:  participate in a success network team and engage in accountability groups to define a leadership goal and create the action steps towards completion; develop and communicate a personal elevator pitch with others to create new opportunities; evaluate traits of socially responsible behavior and act accordingly; describe tenets of social justice and empathy; develop positive interpersonal relationships through a focus on diversity; describe and explain a personal philosophy of leadership while drawing on leadership theories and methodologies; identify areas of focus for personal and professional growth and describe plans for  development; analyze and evaluate leadership skills based on organizational cases; distinguish among four (4) different communication styles; and identify personal communication style (DiSC); list goals and potential obstacles to completing goals; perform public speaking; and  reflection activities. 

Instruction:

Major topics include self-reflection, practical skill development, and building personal knowledge about leadership theory and application, goal setting and leading others; understand and engage with contemporary issues of leadership: collaboration, creative problem-solving, communication, and personal and social action. The capstone of this course will be to create two final projects:  1) a Leadership research paper; and 2) a Leadership Roadmap or portfolio that includes a comprehensive picture of a personalized leadership development plan and a comprehensive case study analysis. 

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate / associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Management, Leadership, Strategic Management, or Strategic Leadership (6/20).

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