This course provides a foundation of understanding of leadership and its role in managing people and systems. This course will cover key leadership elements such as effective leadership behavior, power and influence, the differences between leadership and management, leading change, intrapreneurship, and how an innovative mindset impacts people and systems in a continually changing global and virtual environment.
This undergradate course is 5 weeks.
Attendance and participation are mandatory in all university courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy, Tuition Refund Policy and all University Policies in the Catalog for more information.
- Discuss the essential components of leadership.
- Differentiate between leadership and management.
- Evaluate the roles of leaders and managers.
- Examine the trait theories of leadership.
- Express the behavioral theories of leadership.
- Interpret the contingency models of leadership.
- Assess the skills and situational approaches to leadership.
- Define relationship-based theories of leadership.
- Compare and contrast power and leadership.
- Analyze the five sources of power.
- Describe tactics that can be used to motivate and influence others.
- Explain the Five-Factor Personality Model.
- Distinguish between management or transactional theories of leadership and positive theories of leadership.
- Summarize principles of effective transformational leadership.
- Describe the Team Leadership Model.
- Apply principles of motivational leadership within a variety of diverse cultures.
- Appraise the effects of gender, culture, and diversity on leadership style and effectiveness.
- Evaluate key aspects of leadership within transformational and global business environments.
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Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.
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