History 195S.11 - American Dreams/American Realities

This seminar will examine the role of such myths as “rags to riches,” “beacon to the world,” the “frontier” and the “foreign devil” in defining the American character and determining the hopes, fears, dreams and actions of people throughout American History.

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History 195S.02 - Leadership in American History

The seminar will focus on political, social, business, and artistic leaders in American history and problems which have called for leadership. In addition to selected short reading, students will examine closely the following: James MacGregor Burns’ “Leadership”; Walter Clark’s “Ox Bow Incident”; Niccolo Machiavelli’s “The Prince”; May and R. Neustadt’s “Thinking in Time”; Robert Penn

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PPS 264S.02 - Leadership and Public Values

This course will be an examination of ethics in public life with particular attention to public values that transform communities and empower leaders. Using case studies from actual experiences in government, business and civil society, each student will be asked to develop a framework/set of principles for making public policy decisions. [Areas of Knowledge: SS;

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PPS 195.20 - Principals and Practices of High Impact Leadership

Leadership is one of the most compelling topics of our time, and might well be one of the most important attributes for effectiveness in all levels of human endeavor. The success of one of most admired and respected institutions in our country, the military, is founded on the understanding and effective application of leadership, and

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PPS 195S.01 - Leading Non Profit Organizations

This seminar will introduce students to the concept and practice of leadership within the non-profit sector. Beginning with an overview of this enormously diverse “third sector” that is the lynchpin of civil society, we will examine what it means to lead as an executive and as a trustee (member of the board of directors). What

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PPS 184S - The Photographic Essay

This seminar will examine the ways in which particular photographers have created photographic essays that communicate to a wide audience. Students will study the classic and contemporary masters of this form while creating their own photographic essays. Students will learn to choose, sequence, and pace images according to the format of their final presentation (book,

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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

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