Leadership Fundamentals


Leadership Fundamentals Series

Typically offered in the Spring semester, this course introduces the concepts of organizational leadership, change management, and influence. As a culminating project, students create a personal leadership plan. Lively participation is essential to the success of this course. You will read and reflected on the readings for the week, and come to in-person sessions with questions and comments in mind. 

Spring 2024 Course schedule: 

  • February 7:  Exploring Leadership Philosophies and Introduction of Leadership Development Plan
  • February 14: The Art of Communication 
  • February 21: Influence without Authority 
  • February 28: Conflict Management and Having Difficult Conversations 
  • March 13: Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI) and Leading Self– 
  • March 20: Leadership Panel with Leaders from Higher Education, Government, Industry with PhDs 
  • April 3: Organizational Leadership and Change Management 
  • April 10: Strategies for Continuous Leadership Development