Leadership Development

Leadership Development
Principles and practices of successful leadership: decision making, communications, planning, team building, motivation, and interpersonal skills.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 2.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPSYCH 307 & PSYCH 309 & PSYCH 310; or instructor's consent.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining PSYCH 358
Course Outcomes

1. Major areas of the psychology of leadership

Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of the major areas of the psychology of leadership, including leadership as trait or as function; leadership styles (charismatic, transactional, transformational); contingency and situational leadership; ethics and responsibility; influence tactics; teamwork and team-building; motivation and coaching skills; creativity and innovation; communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution; strategic and tactical leadership; leadership development and succession planning.

Measurement: Multiple choice tests, short essays.

2. Apply leadership theory to specific situations

Students will learn to apply leadership theory to specific organizational situations.

Measurement: Writing assignment.