Courses

The Leadership Institute and Community y Service Center has partnered with the College of Applied Science and Technology to offer credit bearing courses throughout the year.  Students are encouraged to enroll. 

CMDS-205: Practicing and Assessing Personal Leadership Skills

By integrating course concepts of leadership styles and theories with a leadership field experience, students will be able to assess their skills as a leader and create a plan for growth and development for future success.  Each student will be required to create a leadership learning agenda and development plan at the beginning of the quarter based on their current leadership experience. The learning agenda will identify goals for achievement and strategies for assessing and improving upon their effectiveness as a leader.  Credit 3 (Fall and Spring)

CMDS 362:  High Performance Leadership

Leadership today is challenging at best when considering all the complexities of the 21st century work environment. In this course students will explore, discuss and practice effective strategies and behaviors to lead others, teams and organizations for high performance. Areas of focus include: leadership roles, theories and styles, creating a shared vision, coaching skills, teamwork and group dynamics, cultural communication and influence, and ethical decision making. Course work will include extensive readings, case studies, written reports, small group projects, presentations and reflections. Prerequisite:  PSYC-101: Intro to Psychology, Practicing and Assessing Personal Leadership Skills or second year status.  Credit 3 (Fall)