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MGMT 371 : Leadership

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College of Business (WBUAD)
The focus of this course is about leadership in organizations. In the increasingly competitive global economy, leaders must develop the necessary skills to lead organizational development, change, and create a motivating workplace. This course focuses on analyzing the leadership skills that enhance organizational success. Topics discussed are the approaches and models of leadership, organization change, and organization development.

This course is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to enhance his/her understanding of leadership; understanding methods to motivate personnel, systematically analyze organization problems, apply leadership skills methods, create an organization vision and strategic direction, and lead change.

Upon course completion, student will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the various leadership traits and the professional and ethical responsibilities of leaders and followers.2. Demonstrate an understanding of the different approaches to leadership.

3. Analyze his or her preferred styles of leadership.

4. Explain theories of motivation.

5. Comprehend influencing others in terms of power, politics, networking, and negotiation.

6. Analyze leader/follower relations.

7. Apply coaching and conflict resolution, using effective verbal and written communication skills.

8. Demonstrate an understanding of team leadership and self-managed teams.

9. Analyze leadership of culture and diversity, and the learning organization.

10. Demonstrate an understanding of strategic leadership and managing crisis and organizational change.

Located on the Daytona Beach Campus, the Jack R. Hunt Library is the primary library for all students of the Worldwide Campus. The Chief Academic Officer strongly recommends that every faculty member, where appropriate, require all students in his or her classes to access the Hunt Library or a comparable college-level local library for research. The results of this research can be used for class projects such as research papers, group discussion, or individual presentations. Students should feel comfortable with using the resources of the library. 

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Written assignments must be formatted in accordance with the current edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) unless otherwise instructed in individual assignments.

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Undergraduate Grade Scale

90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
60 - 69% D
0 - 60% F

Graduate Grade Scale

90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
0 - 69% F
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