Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Nov 18, 2018  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LEAD 5100 - Leadership Skills for Graduate Students

Spring (weeks 1-7). 2 credits. Letter grades only.

Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. 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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