Course Code: SPHS510 Course ID: 4721 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This course investigates methods, principles, leadership skills, and ethical decision-making responsibilities of professionals in the field of health and wellness. Readings, interactive tools, discussions, and independent activities provide students opportunities to equip themselves with skills in management, communication, team building, and personal and professional growth. Students apply these skills by taking on ethical and leadership opportunities that shape health and wellness principles and practice. This course provides practical tools they can use to approach leadership roles and ethical decisions that are implicit within health and wellness management. (Prerequisite: SPHS501)
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (L.O.):
LO1: Analyze the major components of Ethics and leadership roles in health and wellness.
LO2: Examine the evolution of various Ethics and leadership theories of health and wellness management.
LO3: Analyze ethically driven decision-making strategies for effective personal and professional growth.
LO4: Analyze strategies for effective problem solving in the workforce.
LO5: Prepare a personal leadership plan for a health and wellness management setting.
Required Text(s), Reading, and Resources
E-Book From EBSCO- APUS Library
Forster, N. (2005). Maximum Performance: A Practical Guide to Leading and Managing People at Work
E-Book from Books 24x7 APUS Library
McMillan, R.C. (2014). The Next Gen Leader-The Complete Summary. Soundview Executive Summaries © 2014
E-Book From EBSCO-APUS Library
Mendonca, M., & Kanungo, R.N. (2007). Ethical Leadership
E-Book from Books 24x7 APUS library
Miller, M. (2013). The Heart of Leadership: Becoming a Leader People Want to Follow
E-Book From Books 24x7 APUS library
Scisco, P.,McCauley, C.D., Leslie, J.B., & Elsey, R. (2014). Change Now! Five Steps to Better Leadership
E-Book from Books 24x7 APUS library
Maxwell’s Definition of Leadership: http://www.success.com/videos/john-c-maxwell-defines-leadership
Ethical Excerpt: http://leadershipnow.com/leadershop/3229-0excerpt.html
John Maxwell Blog: http://www.johnmaxwell.com/blog/
The 21 Indispensable qualities of A Leader Audiobook:
Maxwell, J.C. (2010). The 21Qualities of a Leader:Maxwell Summary. Retrieved from:www.summary.com
Who Moved My Cheese? Audiobook: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxKtCooMG5A
The 5 Levels of Leadership:
Leadership Vs. Management:
Lere, J.C.,& Gaumnitz,B. (2007).Changing behavior Code of ethics. The American Journal of Business. Vol.22, No.2 (PDF)
ACSM-Code of Ethics example: http://www.acsm.org/join-acsm/membership-resources/code-of-ethics
Decision Making and Problem Solving: http://kalyan-city.blogspot.com/2010/06/decision-making-process-in-management.html
How to define an ethical Dilemma in the workforce: http://www.ehow.com/how_7449346_define-ethical-dilemma-business.html
The Decision Making Process: http://smallbusiness.chron.com/steps-decisionmaking-process-manager-10601.html
Halvorson, H.G. (2014). Get Your Team to Do What It Says. Harvard Business Review, 2014. (PDF)
Laws of Teamwork: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAib9JJJJDs
Covey, S.R.(1992). The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. Simon & Schuster (PDF-Circle of influence/Concern)
John Wooden: The Difference between winning and succeeding
Leadership vs. Management
Fielders contingency model
McComb, W. (2014).Transformation Is an Era, Not an Event. Harvard Business Review 2014. (PDF)
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Summary Audiobook: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6uckzWOeYE
Full version of 7 Habits Live:
Al-Araki, M. (2013). SWOT analysis revisited through PEAK-framework. Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Ststems. 25 (2013) 615-625. DOI 1o.3233/IFS-120668. IOS Press. (PDF)
Cleveland Clinic (2008). Example of a Personal Leadership SWOT Analysis. PDF
What is a personal Leadership Plan/How to create one: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/leadership-development-plan.html
The Importance of Leadership Development:
Leadership Development Plan Template: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/leadership-development-plan-template.html
Personal Leadership Plan Steps: http://www.academia.edu/1094948/Create_Your_Personal_Leadership_Development_Plan_Here
In the Course Materials folder there are additional course articles, and up to date APA handouts. This course requires students to utilize the Sports Business Research Network (SBRnet) and the Sports Marketing Quarterly (SMQ) located in the APUS Online Library.
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.
APA style formatting guide
Developing a Thesis Statement
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Not current for future courses.