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Cornell University    
  Feb 21, 2018
Courses of Study 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALS 5100 - Leadership Development for Life Scientists

Spring (ten weeks). 2 credits. Letter grades only.

Enrollment limited to: PhD students or graduate students enrolled in leadership or management programs.

M. Pritts, P. Strausser.

Formal training and practice of skills required for leading people in an academic or business environment. Skills include coaching, feedback, managing conflict, fostering teamwork, creating vision, and developing diversity. A significant portion is devoted to understanding one’s own strengths and weaknesses and how to recognize and use strengths in others.

Outcome 1: Understand theoretical perspectives, roles and processes of leadership.

Outcome 2: Identify and assess the competencies, capabilities and values required for effective leadership.

Outcome 3: Examine and practice leadership approaches and tools for leading groups, coaching individuals and teams, resolving conflict, and leading change.

Outcome 4: Analyze and critique the leadership of community groups, lab group, department, college and the university.

Outcome 5: Network with other students and learn about cultural differences.

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