This course prepares students to apply leadership principles to the roles they play as managers. Students will discover more about themselves and learn more about the connection between the individual and the organization. Other topics include organizational culture, structure, group behavior, motivation, power, politics, organizational change, and workplace conflict.
This graduate course is 6 weeks.
This course has a prerequisite. Please see details in the Prerequisite section below.
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 in the Catalog for more information.
- Evaluate strengths and weaknesses of self and others.
- Create professional development plans based on individual characteristics.
- Compare and contrast leadership theories.
- Evaluate the characteristics of established leadership styles.
- Identify communication challenges of groups and teams.
- Develop messages to address organizational communication needs.
- Determine strategies and interventions to manage conflict.
- Analyze the influence of attitudes, emotions, personalities, and values on behavior.
- Develop plans to maximize motivation and satisfaction.
- Analyze business opportunities for strategic change.
- Analyze the influence of culture on departments and organizations.
- Analyze the influence of structure on organizations.
- Evaluate power and politics of the organization.
- Determine strategies for implementing change.
This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.
During the checkout process you will be prompted to provide proof of the requirement(s). If you completed the prerequisite at another institution be prepared to upload an official/unofficial transcript. If you have questions about meeting the prerequisite requirements for this course please contact an enrollment representative at 866-345-1800.
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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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