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551.610.01 FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP

Department: Extradepartmental
Term: 2nd term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Jamila Savage
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
Description:

Students develop an understanding of the role expectations of the organizational leader and the essential knowledge and skills the role requires. Provides a framework for understanding the process of working effectively with, influencing and leading others. Drawing from a variety of disciplines, emphasizes organizational effectiveness, developing a future vision and direction, leading change and building adaptive organizational cultures.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Explain the role and role expectations of organizational leadership
Recognize the differences between effective and less effective leadership behaviors
Demonstrate an understanding of ethical leadership and its influence on organizational behavior
Explain the importance of emotional intelligence and social competencies to effective leadership
Identify the requirements of leading a health organization through innovative change
Demonstrate knowledge of team leadership and effectiveness through participation in team-based assignments
Explain the relationship between leadership behavior and organizational culture
Develop a personal practice model and philosophy of leadership

Methods of Assessment: written assignments, group assignment and class participation.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 3:30 - 6:20
Enrollment Minimum: 5
Enrollment Maximum: 35
Enrollment Restriction: undergraduate students are not permitted in this course
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

because of enrollment cap, all students must obtain permission to register

For consent, contact: jsavage@jhsph.edu
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Jointly Offered With: