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551.610.01 Foundations of Leadership: a Leadership Survey Course

3rd term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  3:30 - 6:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Jamila Savage
Course Instructor:

Students develop an understanding of the role of the organizational leader, and the essential knowledge and skills the role requires. Designed to provide a framework for understanding the process of working effectively with and leading others. Drawing from a variety of disciplines, places emphasis on the role of the leader in relation to organizational effectiveness, developing a vision for the future, leading change, and building adaptive organizational cultures.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the nature of organizational leadership and its implications
  2. Describe the requirements of effective public and private health leadership
  3. Apply principles and theories of leadership to current issues and challenges
  4. Create a personal philosophy of leadership
Methods of Assessment:

written assignments, group assignment and class participation

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

All students must receive consent from Jamila Savage to register.

For consent, contact:

Jointly Offered With: