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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MAN6147
Tracking Number - 2197

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2010-06-22
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: College approved 4/6/10; Grad Council approved 4/19/10; to SCNS Liaison 5/13/10. SCNS approved. Posted in Banner. Effective 8/1/2010. Number changed from 6xxx to 6147.

Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2009-09-29
  2. Department: Management
  3. College: BA
  4. Budget Account Number: 140500
  5. Contact Person: Dr. Alan Balfour
  6. Phone: 9741785
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: MAN
  9. Number: 6147
  10. Full Title: Leadership Concepts
  11. Credit Hours: 2
  12. Section Type: D - Discussion (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Leadership Concepts
  19. Course Online?: C - Face-to-face (0% online)
  20. Percentage Online: 0
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: None
  23. Corequisites: None
  24. Course Description: Provides a foundation for the study of processes of leadership in organization and society. Presents an overview of various concepts of leadership, such as the personal values of leaders and leadership organization.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: Needed for program/concentration/certificate change
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? A) Provides overview knowledge base for or research findings in leadership require of managers. Provides foundation for advanced study.

    B) Course is required both MBA and MS in Management programs and serves as an elective for graduate students in other programs.

  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes, 3 or more times
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Ph.D. in Management or closely related field.
  29. Objectives: 1. To acquaint students with fundamental concepts and processes of leadership theory and practice.

    2. To develop awareness of how one’s leadership style affects outcomes.

    3. To develop effective leadership behaviors.

    4. To prepare students for advanced study of leadership.

  30. Learning Outcomes: Students successfully completing this course will be able to:

    • Identify the personal and situational factors affecting leadership performance.

    • Adapt their behavior to become more effective leaders.

    • Pursue advanced courses in leadership.

  31. Major Topics: • Introduction and the Nature of Leadership, Interaction with Followers and Situation, Leadership: Developed Through Education and Experience

    • Assessing Leadership and Measuring Effects

    • Leadership and Values

    • Dyadic Role Making, Attributions, Followership, Power and Influence

    • Leadership Traits

    • Leadership Behavior

    • Motivation, Satisfaction and Performance

    • Groups, Team and Leadership

    • Characteristics of the Situation

    • Contingency Theories

    • Leadership and Change

  32. Textbooks: Hughes, R.L., Ginnett, R.C., and Gordon, J.C. Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience, 6th Edition, New York: McGraw Hill, 2009, ISBN: 978-0-07-340504-9.
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases: See Syllabus
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy: See Syllabus
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests: See Syllabus
  36. Attendance Policy: See Syllabus
  37. Policy on Make-up Work: See Syllabus
  38. Program This Course Supports: Master of Science in Management MSM and Master of Business Admin (MBA)
  39. Course Concurrence Information: Master and Ph.D. programs.

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