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Course Description:

Study the nature of leadership, particularly leadership effectiveness. Review theory as well as guidelines and recommendations for improving managerial leadership effectiveness. Includes the nature of managing and leading, behavioral indicators of managerial and leadership effectiveness, theories of leadership and sources of power and influence.

NOTE: Students are advised not to take both the Managerial Leadership and Leadership in Healthcare courses as there is overlap in content. It is strongly recommended that students in Business, Management and Economics area of study take the Managerial Leadership course instead of the Leadership in Healthcare course. Please consult with your mentor for specific concentration needs.

Note: Small group projects are required in this course. Students will also be required to read Business Week online, which is available to students at no cost.

Prerequisite: Organizational Behavior or equivalent.

This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Summer. Fall 1.

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