Foundations of Global Leadership

Foundations of Global Leadership
Foundational principles and practices of individual and organizational leadership in a global context from an integrated moral, technical and social perspective. Emphasis on developing integrity, valuing and leveraging diversity, acquiring and applying leadership skills.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 NoteAlso available spring term as a study abroad option.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining ENG T 231
Course Outcomes

1. Leadership

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.