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Business 302: Foundations of Leadership


Varies; self-paced.

Various; distance learning format.

August 2013 - August 2022. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: evaluate the characteristics and the role of leadership in the business environment; analyze business leadership management methods, styles and strategies utilized in effective business leadership; assess leadership practices, controls, communication skills and decision-making skills; identify the relationship between business leadership and management in business; discuss leadership in international and culturally diverse business environments; describe how leaders resolve workplace conflict in a business setting; evaluate the ethical, legal, and social responsibilities in leadership management.


The course is self-paced, and instruction is delivered through online video and text lessons. Students are assessed through quizzes and a proctored final exam. Topics include: basics of leadership in the workplace; leadership styles and traits; leadership and management functions; effective leadership and leadership theories; decision-making in leadership and business; communication in leadership; ethical, social and legal responsibilities of leadership; leading work groups and teams; managing conflict and conflict resolution; and international business leadership.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate / associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Psychology, Sociology, or General Liberal Arts (8/17).