Course Code: MGMT331 Course ID: 3783 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course provides the critical elements of analytical and intellectual examination and reflection of certain core issues in the practice of leadership. The purpose of the course is to gain a better understanding of leadership from multiple angles and perspectives. Students will explore the different ways leadership has been defined and studied; similarities and contradictions among current leadership theories and the way leadership has been exercised in business, military, and political contexts.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|08/31/20 - 01/29/21||02/01/21 - 03/28/21||Winter 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|09/28/20 - 02/26/21||03/01/21 - 04/25/21||Winter 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|10/26/20 - 04/02/21||04/05/21 - 05/30/21||Spring 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
- Determine effective leadership traits.
- Define a leader's role in an organization
- Differentiate between types of leadership styles.
- Demonstrate methods leaders utilize to reach organizational goals.
- Explain the leader as a manager of emotional intelligence.
- Develop an understanding of leadership skills.
|Discussion Forums||50.00 %|
|Week 1 Forum||6.25 %|
|Week 2 Forum||6.25 %|
|Week 3 Forum||6.25 %|
|Week 4 Forum||6.25 %|
|Week 5 Forum||6.25 %|
|Week 6 Forum||6.25 %|
|Week 7 Forum||6.25 %|
|Week 8 Forum||6.25 %|
|Essay - Leadership Skills||15.00 %|
|Week 5 Essay||15.00 %|
|Essay - Leadership Experience||15.00 %|
|Week 6 Essay||15.00 %|
|Final Paper||20.00 %|
|Week 8 Essay||20.00 %|
In addition to the required course texts the following public domain Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.
|Book Title:||To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
|Book Title:||Leadership in Organizations: Current Issues and Key Trends 2nd Ed. - eBook available via the APUS Online Library.|
|Book Title:||New Theory on Leadership Management Science - eBook available via the APUS Online Library|
|Book Title:||Leadership Psychology: How the Best Leaders Inspire Their People - eBook available via the APUS Online Library|
Not current for future courses.