Leadership Theory And Management Theory – psych707 (3 credits)

Learners examine long-standing and emerging leadership and management models, relate theory to practice, and differentiate managing, mentoring, leading, and coaching in the work setting. Application of various approaches to leadership and management and how these perspectives play a vital role in the achievement of organizational, group, and team goals is discussed. Course Competencies

  • Distinguish similarities and differences between historical and contemporary theories of leadership, management, and their alternatives.
  • Examine the role of a leader versus a manager within organizational teams and workgroups.
  • Evaluate leadership, management, and followership behaviors associated with successful and failed organizational change initiatives.
  • Analyze the leadership/influencing role of the Industrial/Organizational (I/O) consultant in a variety of settings within large and small organizations.
  • Critique the effectiveness of leadership and management development programs in a variety of workplace settings.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks. This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

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