History 195S.07- 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.06- 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 195.20 - 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 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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PPS 144S - Social Enterprise Development (formerly Enterprising Leadership)

Become an entrepreneur. This seminar class takes a hands-on approach to teaching how to take a big idea and put it into action through a well designed business plan. Over the 14-weeks, you will create a social venture with a small team, participate in real-world case discussions, and develop an individualized entrepreneurial life plan. We

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PPS 140S - Women as Leaders

This course will teach students to better understand the challenges and opportunities facing women in their quest to practice leadership in public life. Students will understand the historical roots of our conceptions of leadership and the ways American women have worked with, around and on those ideas over the last two centuries. They will analyze

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