Leadership In Contemporary Organization – edd712 (3 credits)

This course explores organization theory, culture, and change. The influence of leadership on the organization is examined in depth. The different functions of administration, management, and leadership are of focus. Competency A: Compare and contrast theories of educational leadership. Competency B: Examine the relationship between organizational theories and organizational structure within the context of different educational organizations. Competency C: Assess the role of leadership in organizational change. Competency D: Analyze the impact of cultural climate within educational organizations. Competency E: Differentiate between leadership and management functions in education.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks. This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Culture in Educational Organizations

  • Competency B: Examine the relationship between organizational theories and organizational structure within the context of different educational organizations. [Wk 5]
  • Competency C: Assess the role of leadership in organizational change. [Wk 5]
  • Competency D: Analyze the impact of cultural climate within educational organizations. [Wk 5]
  • Competency E: Differentiate between leadership and management functions in education. [Wk 5]
  • Competency A: Compare and contrast theories of educational leadership. [Wk 5]

Leadership Functions in Education

  • Competency A: Compare and contrast theories of educational leadership. [Wk 7]
  • Competency B: Examine the relationship between organizational theories and organizational structure within the context of different educational organizations. [Wk 7]
  • Competency C: Assess the role of leadership in organizational change. [Wk 7]
  • Competency D: Analyze the impact of cultural climate within educational organizations. [Wk 7]
  • Competency E: Differentiate between leadership and management functions in education. [Wk 7]

Management Functions in Education

  • Competency A: Compare and contrast theories of educational leadership. [Wk 8]
  • Competency B: Examine the relationship between organizational theories and organizational structure within the context of different educational organizations. [Wk 8]
  • Competency C: Assess the role of leadership in organizational change. [Wk 8]
  • Competency D: Analyze the impact of cultural climate within educational organizations. [Wk 8]
  • Competency E: Differentiate between leadership and management functions in education. [Wk 8]

Theories of Educational Leadership

  • Competency B: Examine the relationship between organizational theories and organizational structure within the context of different educational organizations. [Wk 3]
  • Competency A: Compare and contrast theories of educational leadership. [Wk 3]
  • Competency C: Assess the role of leadership in organizational change. [Wk 3]
  • Competency D: Analyze the impact of cultural climate within educational organizations. [Wk 3]
  • Competency E: Differentiate between leadership and management functions in education. [Wk 3]

Reading Weeks

  • Competency A: Compare and contrast theories of educational leadership. [Wk 2]
  • Competency B: Examine the relationship between organizational theories and organizational structure within the context of different educational organizations. [Wk 2]
  • Competency C: Assess the role of leadership in organizational change. [Wk 2]
  • Competency D: Analyze the impact of cultural climate within educational organizations. [Wk 2]
  • Competency E: Differentiate between leadership and management functions in education. [Wk 2]

Organizational Theories

  • Competency A: Compare and contrast theories of educational leadership. [Wk 4]
  • Competency B: Examine the relationship between organizational theories and organizational structure within the context of different educational organizations. [Wk 4]
  • Competency C: Assess the role of leadership in organizational change. [Wk 4]
  • Competency D: Analyze the impact of cultural climate within educational organizations. [Wk 4]
  • Competency E: Differentiate between leadership and management functions in education. [Wk 4]

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