Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Nov 20, 2018  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALS 3100 - Foundations in Leadership: Skills for Professional Success and Life

(KCM-AG, SBA-AG)      
Fall. 3 credits. S/U grades only.

M. Hoffman, C. Sidle, D. R. Viands.

This course frames leadership as a particular way of approaching life, one that is essential to career success as well as fulfillment in life itself. The course begins with the inner work of a leader’s personal development, and then turns to the outer work of a leader’s working through others.

Outcome 1: Developed a critical understanding of contemporary leadership theories, styles, approaches and roles.

Outcome 2: Examined and clarified personal inspirations, values, and purposes in careers and life.

Outcome 3: Learned to align those inner motivations with personal actions, decisions, and communications in order to become more authentic, effective, and influential.

Outcome 4: Built skills for communicating effectively especially in difficult conversations such as delivering feedback, resolving conflict, and negotiating agreements.

Outcome 5: Practiced skills for building effective teams and leading group planning, decision making and problem solving processes.

Outcome 6: Created a personal learning plan and leadership portfolio for supporting personal development.

Outcome 7: Established a habit of reflection to promote continuous learning and responsible leadership.

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