ldr532 | Graduate

Leading Organizational Development In The Public Sector

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This course prepares students to lead change in the public sector. Students will apply leadership theories in the public sector considering the unique role of shared decision making between appointed and elected officials in a political environment. Other topics include culture in the public sector, power, group behavior, financial and nonfinancial motivation, and workplace conflict.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    The Leader’s Role in Creating a Positive Work Environment

    • Evaluate the role of the manager in creating a positive working environment.
    • Describe how leadership maximizes power by utilizing structure in the public sector.
    • Describe leadership techniques to promote financial and nonfinancial motivation.

    The Resolution of Workplace Conflict

    • Recommend solutions to workplace conflict situations.
    • Identify potential sources of workplace conflict.

    Strategic Planning

    • Explain strategic planning and its importance to an organization.
    • Develop effective communications to inform stakeholders.

    Organizational Leadership in the Public Sector

    • Apply leadership theories in public sector organizations.
    • Create a strategic plan to develop a stakeholder power base to meet the organization’s objectives.

    Effective Public Leadership in the Organization

    • Identify potential organizational challenges in the public sector.
    • Explain the influence of culture and leadership theories on public sector organizations.
    • Summarize the importance of leadership in employee empowerment.

    Matching Employees and Organizations

    • Devise methods to build effective teamwork relationships among employees.
    • Analyze the effect of positive and negative communications on public organizations.
    • Determine leadership methods used to maintain productive organizational structure.
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