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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MAN6147

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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.


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2197 2009-09-29
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Management BA 140500
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Dr. Alan Balfour 9741785

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    MAN 6147 Leadership Concepts

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    2 D - Discussion (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Leadership Concepts
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0

    Prerequisites

    None

    Corequisites

    None

    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.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Needed for program/concentration/certificate change

    B. 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.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, 3 or more times

    D. 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.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. 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.

    B. 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.

    C. 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

    D. 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.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    See Syllabus

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    See Syllabus

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    See Syllabus

    H. Attendance Policy

    See Syllabus

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    See Syllabus

    J. Program This Course Supports

    Master of Science in Management MSM and Master of Business Admin (MBA)


  5. Course Concurrence Information

    Master and Ph.D. programs.



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