Courses of Study 2023-2024 
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Courses of Study 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PADM 5119 - Leadership for Public Service

Fall. 1 credit. Letter grades only.

Enrollment limited to: EMPA students.

S. Mariama-Arthur.

This course for Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) students addresses the role of leaders and leadership in public organizations (i.e., government entities). The course will be especially valuable for students considering or already engaged in government careers at the local, state, and national level, as well as with private firms that interact with the public sector.

Outcome 1: Students will articulate various leadership approaches and theories in a public affairs context.

Outcome 2: Students will articulate leadership dynamics in public organizations and the environments in which they operate.

Outcome 3: Students will discuss leadership models and theories in the context of public organizations to examine their relevance to those institutions and, most important, how leaders must adapt their roles to public organizations.

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