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380.883.01 LESSONS IN LEADERSHIP: APPLICATIONS FOR POPULATION, FAMILY AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH IV

Department:
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Term:
4th term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2015 - 2016
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
2015-16 dates - September 14, 2015 October 12, 2015 November 23, 2015 December 14, 2015 February 8, 2016 March 28, 2016 May 9, 2016
  • Monday,  4:30 - 7:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Robert Blum
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Focuses on instruments and tools that assess leadership styles, strengths and weaknesses. Explores communication strategies used by effective leaders and interview public health leaders to identify how they approach their work. Opportunity to read studies in leadership.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Analyze the components of effective leadership strategies used by effective leaders
  2. Explore their own leadership styles so as to identify personal strengths and limitations
  3. Manage conflict and give effective feedback
  4. Practice communication skills associated with leadership
  5. Explain team dynamics and effectively use small work groups
Methods of Assessment:

Class attendance and participation. Completion of required readings. Paper based on one-on-one interview with public health leader.

Multiterm:

Final grade applies to all terms

Enrollment Restriction:

Restricted to graduate students. Preference is given to second year graduate students.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

Credit is only earned by completing 380.880 through 380.883; Grades are issued after completion of the series. Students must enroll consecutively. Failure to enroll consecutively, will result in a grade of W.