B LEAD 102
Develops team leader competencies needed to succeed in any leadership situation, including identifying personal strengths and challenges; connecting with other and building trust; and managing change and influencing others. Addresses current theory and research about group and team leadership and the application to teamwork. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: SpS.
This course is taught from the point of view of what real-world organizations are teaching their employees about leadership effectiveness. The course is interactive, requiring students to be heavily involved in the learning process. Students participate in a variety of exercises that are specifically developed to teach them about managing and leading teams.
Student learning goals
Identify the behaviors of effective team leaders
Demonstrate the elements of effective feedback
Assess our influence behavior in the context of a collaborative team setting
Review and practice the elements of active listening
Use dialogue as a means for collective team learning
Practice leading a problem-solving team
General method of instruction
Class assignments and grading
Two Reflection Papers One "Crucial Conversation" Description Final Examination