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551.610.01 Foundations of Organizational Leadership

2nd term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
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 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 Objectives:

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

  1. Explain the role and role expectations of organizational leadership
  2. Recognize the differences between effective and less effective leadership behaviors
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of ethical leadership and its influence on organizational behavior
  4. Explain the importance of emotional intelligence and social competencies to effective leadership
  5. Identify the requirements of leading a health organization through innovative change
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of team leadership and effectiveness through participation in team-based assignments
  7. Explain the relationship between leadership behavior and organizational culture
  8. Develop a personal practice model and philosophy of leadership
Methods of Assessment:

written assignments, group assignment and class participation.

Enrollment Restriction:

undergraduate students are not permitted in this course

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

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

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