Leadership Studies (LEAD) Courses

LEAD1010 Foundations of Leadership Studies

This course draws upon a variety of research-based theories and applications germane to the study of leadership. Theoretical paradigms of motivation are discussed and applied to communication styles, decision making, risk taking, team building, conflict resolution, negotiation, diversity and inclusion. Leadership traits, leadership styles and roles are examined in the context of ethics, power and social responsibility. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, Denver CE, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

LEAD2012 Power and Leadership

This course provides an overview of the nature and types of power and their connections to leadership. Relationships between concepts and practices of power, and their role and influence across a number of spheres, settings, roles and relationships are explored. Since issues of power present unique challenges in today's complex, networked and digitized world, special attention is given to the topics of supportive communication, relationship building, organizational politics and the effective management of power relations.
Prerequisite(s): LEAD1010 or SOC1001 or SOC2005. (OL)
Offered at Denver, Denver CE, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

LEAD2030 Leadership Through Film and Literature

This course is an examination of contemporary theories pertaining to leadership in group, organizational and societal settings. The content of the course draws from the humanities as viewed through film and literature selections to illustrate different leadership styles and concepts. The course is based on the premise that leadership, like literature and film, is an art form whose effectiveness is enabled and enhanced through visual presentation.
Prerequisite(s): LEAD1010 or SEE2015. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

LEAD3020 Creative Leadership

The objective of this course is to develop and enhance one's own creativity, allowing each individual the opportunity to become a more productive leader of tomorrow. Extensive classroom participation and a variety of activities allow each student to experience personal growth and influence the growth of others.
Prerequisite(s): LEAD1010 or SEE2015. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours