Understand and describe what it means to be a leader. Cultivate your desire to become an effective leader by developing one or more leadership qualities.
2. Leadership and ethical implications
Understand ethics and integrity, and practice both in your personal and professional life. Describe and apply a procedure for effectively implementing ethical decisions to solve ethical problems of practical interest.
3. Leadership with self-awareness and striving to improve
Understand and be able to describe the importance of self-awareness to effective leadership. Increase your level of self-awareness.
4. Leadership with self-awareness and striving to improve
Understand and be able to use a model (e.g., MBTI) to describe personality type and/or preferences. Use this model to increase your effectiveness as a leader.
5. Leadership by developing and practicing interpersonal skills
Define and effectively practice key interpersonal skills (e.g., effective communication, influencing others and managing conflict). Develop or refine at least one interpersonal skill.
6. Leadership and teamwork
Understand and describe the principles and processes that lead to effective teams. Evaluate and improve your effectiveness as a member of a team on assignments, activities, and/or a class project.
7. Leadership and teamwork
Value diversity and the different perspectives, experience, skills that individuals bring to a team. Be able to effectively utilize those differences to enhance team performance.
8. Leadership and vision
Develop skills needed to understand and establish a vision, establish goals, formulate a strategy and develop a plan consistent with a vision. Develop an ability to manage and prioritize your time effectively.
9. Leadership and global economy
Understand and be able to describe globalization including its historical context, driving forces and influences. Compare and contrast the positive and negative impacts of globalization. Demonstrate an understanding of a few global issues.
10. Leadership and impact of culture
Appreciate, understand and demonstrate how cultural factors influence communication, teamwork and the practice of technical disciplines within a global context. Improve your multicultural skills through practice.
11. Social Science Research and Critical Analysis
Understand and develop experience with research methods used in an area of social science at an introductory level, including the collection, use, and evaluation of data, and the generalization of results as theories or models.