PPS 146 – LEADERSHIP, DEVELOPMENT, AND ORGANIZATIONS
This course aims to provide active student leaders with the knowledge, analytical competence, and skills needed to exercise ethical and effective leadership in student groups and campus organizations. Class sessions will explore issues that are critical to leaders and organizations on campus. Potential topics include organization theory, culture and diversity, followership, organizational change; strategy and planning; conflict resolution, decision-making and judgment, leader development and leadership succession, internal and external relations, and assessment and accountability. The course is designed to help students complete a substantial campus organization consulting project. The projects’ objectives are to help students: (1) experience team interpersonal dynamics and leadership challenges under real life conditions; (2) reflect upon and learn from the experience; (3) produce tangible products and concrete recommendations that add value to student groups and campus organizations; and (4) learn more about the unique context of the university community. Students serving in leadership roles on campus are encouraged to enroll.
[Areas of Knowledge: SS; Inquiries/Competencies: EI] MMS CORE COURSE, PERMISSION REQUIRED