Sep 23, 2021
MGT 478 - Leadership Capstone
Culminating learning experience that explores knowledge of effective leadership acquired through all previous leadership curriculum. Involves application and evaluation of: students’ leader competencies, knowledge of leadership theory, values, and ethics. Course will be offered every year (Fall and Spring).
Prerequisites: MGT 382, MGT 395, and MGT 483 all with a grade of C or higher AND completion of the College of Business Foundation courses (ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and BUS 221 and BUS 241 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172 or MATH 173 and ECON 201) with a minimum C- grade in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Formulate coherent framework for integration of relational leadership theory, understand leadership experiences of self and others.
- Use relationship-building skills with individuals, task groups, professional associations, community associations, boards, advocacy groups, etc.
- Illustrate role of emotional intelligence in leadership, identify students’ own emotional intelligence.
- Implement positive conflict resolution techniques.
- Identify the role of values and ethics in leadership.
- Demonstrate ability to effectively lead others in a business, university, or community project.
- Evaluate students’ own leader effectiveness.
- Identify goals and select and implement interventions that will enhance the functioning of a population, organization and/or community group.
- Assess and demonstrate knowledge regarding various leadership styles across contexts, situations, and applications (e.g., within and across age, race and ethnicity; relationships, cultural contexts, and industries).
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