ldr711a | Graduate

Leadership Theory And Practice

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In this course students explore their role as a scholar, practitioner, and leader from historical, theoretical, and applications-based content and framework—all within the context of critical reasoning, writing, and research. Students will develop doctoral-level critical analysis, evaluation, and synthesis skills as these apply in leadership practices within their organizations. Competency A: Analyze historical leadership concepts through doctoral-level research. Competency B: Contextualize leadership models through critical thinking. Competency C: Compare and contrast the relationship between leadership theory and the role of a practitioner. Competency D: Evaluate the role of leadership in fostering organizational development. Competency E: Integrate personal experience, scholarly inquiry, and reflexive approaches to learning and development.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Duration: 8 weeks

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    Critical Analysis of Leadership, Part I

    • Competency E: Integrate personal experience, scholarly inquiry, and reflexive approaches to learning and development. [Wk 1]
    • Competency A: Analyze historical leadership concepts through doctoral-level research. [Wk 1]
    • Competency B: Contextualize leadership models through critical thinking. [Wk 1]
    • Competency C: Compare and contrast the relationship between leadership theory and the role of a practitioner. [Wk 1]
    • Competency D: Evaluate the role of leadership in fostering organizational development. [Wk 1]

    Critical Analysis of Leadership, Part II

    • Competency A: Analyze historical leadership concepts through doctoral-level research. [Wk 2]
    • Competency B: Contextualize leadership models through critical thinking. [Wk 2]
    • Competency C: Compare and contrast the relationship between leadership theory and the role of a practitioner. [Wk 2]
    • Competency D: Evaluate the role of leadership in fostering organizational development. [Wk 2]
    • Competency E: Integrate personal experience, scholarly inquiry, and reflexive approaches to learning and development. [Wk 2]

    Historical Leadership: Theories, Models, and Practice, Part I

    • Competency A: Analyze historical leadership concepts through doctoral-level research. [Wk 3]
    • Competency B: Contextualize leadership models through critical thinking. [Wk 3]
    • Competency C: Compare and contrast the relationship between leadership theory and the role of a practitioner. [Wk 3]
    • Competency D: Evaluate the role of leadership in fostering organizational development. [Wk 3]
    • Competency E: Integrate personal experience, scholarly inquiry, and reflexive approaches to learning and development. [Wk 3]

    Historical Leadership: Theories, Models, and Practice, Part II

    • Competency A: Analyze historical leadership concepts through doctoral-level research. [Wk 4]
    • Competency B: Contextualize leadership models through critical thinking. [Wk 4]
    • Competency C: Compare and contrast the relationship between leadership theory and the role of a practitioner. [Wk 4]
    • Competency D: Evaluate the role of leadership in fostering organizational development. [Wk 4]
    • Competency E: Integrate personal experience, scholarly inquiry, and reflexive approaches to learning and development. [Wk 4]

    Contemporary Leadership: Theories, Models, and Practice, Part I

    • Competency A: Analyze historical leadership concepts through doctoral-level research. [Wk 5]
    • Competency B: Contextualize leadership models through critical thinking. [Wk 5]
    • Competency C: Compare and contrast the relationship between leadership theory and the role of a practitioner. [Wk 5]
    • Competency D: Evaluate the role of leadership in fostering organizational development. [Wk 5]
    • Competency E: Integrate personal experience, scholarly inquiry, and reflexive approaches to learning and development. [Wk 5]

    Contemporary Leadership: Theories, Models, and Practice, Part II

    • Competency A: Analyze historical leadership concepts through doctoral-level research. [Wk 6]
    • Competency B: Contextualize leadership models through critical thinking. [Wk 6]
    • Competency C: Compare and contrast the relationship between leadership theory and the role of a practitioner. [Wk 6]
    • Competency D: Evaluate the role of leadership in fostering organizational development. [Wk 6]
    • Competency E: Integrate personal experience, scholarly inquiry, and reflexive approaches to learning and development. [Wk 6]

    Contemporary Leadership: Theories, Models, and Practice, Part III

    • Competency A: Analyze historical leadership concepts through doctoral-level research. [Wk 7]
    • Competency B: Contextualize leadership models through critical thinking. [Wk 7]
    • Competency C: Compare and contrast the relationship between leadership theory and the role of a practitioner. [Wk 7]
    • Competency D: Evaluate the role of leadership in fostering organizational development. [Wk 7]
    • Competency E: Integrate personal experience, scholarly inquiry, and reflexive approaches to learning and development. [Wk 7]

    Leadership as Reflexive Praxis

    • Competency A: Analyze historical leadership concepts through doctoral-level research. [Wk 8]
    • Competency B: Contextualize leadership models through critical thinking. [Wk 8]
    • Competency C: Compare and contrast the relationship between leadership theory and the role of a practitioner. [Wk 8]
    • Competency D: Evaluate the role of leadership in fostering organizational development. [Wk 8]
    • Competency E: Integrate personal experience, scholarly inquiry, and reflexive approaches to learning and development. [Wk 8]
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