The course will expose you to various facets of the critical topic of leadership. You will gain an understanding of the theoretical foundation and core practices associated with leadership, including a critical assessment of what leaders do. The emphasis is on strategy and planning, as well as on change management and how to lead effective organizational redesign and innovation in non-profit organizations.
The course will also focus on personal self-discovery with respect to the values, assumptions and beliefs individuals hold with respect to being a leader. In addition to more general leadership topics, we will cover issues such as leader communication, conflict resolution and negotiation, followership, organizational politics, ethics and global leadership.