Search | Directories | Reference Tools
UW Home > Discover UW > Student Guide > Course Catalog 

Instructor Class Description

Time Schedule:

Roland E Dukes
B A 390
Seattle Campus

Business Honors Seminar

Special topics in business. Required for Honors students in Business Administration.

Class description

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.

Recommended preparation

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.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Roland E Dukes
Date: 09/30/2004