LEAD 100

LEAD 100 - LEADERSHIP: INFLUENCE and CHANGE, 3 credit hrs.

This macro-level leadership course focuses on the leadership of teams, organizations and community. The first part of the course examines issues related to the leadership of teams - building effective teams, conflict management, team role structures, and creating team viability. The second part of the course examines issues related to the leadership of organizations and community - building a shared vision, building a leadership culture, championing organizational change, and the political realities of leading. The major objective of the course is to aid students with (a) becoming effective and ethical leaders, and (b) integrating and applying knowledge and experiences from prior course-- work on their path to leadership development. All course experiences will culminate in a class project - a realistic organizational simulation where students will create a new team-based organization. Prerequisite: LEAD 050.  Fulfills Engaged Citizen AOI requirement.