Oct 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
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BASM 302 - Introduction to Leadership

5 credits

Admission to BASOM program.

This course provides an introduction to leadership in private and public organizations. Historical to current leadership theories, leadership principles, and theoretical concepts will be compared and contrasted. Students will integrate theory into ‘real world’ and present day scenarios, and assess the implications to organizations and to leaders while formulating individual leadership styles and skills.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast the major leadership theories and discuss the key points of each theory
  • Given different organizational scenarios, discuss and analyze the responsibilities and privileges of leaders, including ethical and moral decisions and the use of authority and power
  • Analyze their individual leadership style(s) and the impact of those approaches in the workplace
  • Analyze and interpret a particular performance-based organizational issue, develop a solution to the issue at hand, and apply appropriate leadership theories in the given situation
  • Evaluate an organizational situation and discuss the process of leadership within groups relating to the alignment of the group to rules and norms of the organization

BAS-OM program core course.

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