Roland E Dukes
B A 390
Special topics in business. Required for Honors students in Business Administration.
This is a seminar which is focused on understanding what are the dimensions of effective leadership. The course also provides for the student to begin the process of developing his or her leadership skills. The course perspective is broad in that students concentrating in any business school option can benefit from the course, and it is broad in that a number of different "leadership styles" are addressed.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
The course makes extensive use of outside speakers, especially high profile leaders from the business community. Most speakers are Chief Executive Offices of leadering corporations in the Puget Sound.
Class assignments and grading
Assignments are all written and consist of critques of the messages of speakers, completing an indidvidual personal leadership self-assessment and then a plan for improvement, and a group assignment involving interviewing and then assessing the leadership strengths and weaknesses of a leader in the business community.