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Principal Internship Part II: Organizational Management

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This internship experience provides comprehensive field-based training designed to develop competencies needed by school principals with an emphasis on organizational management. Application of all principles and techniques of planning, leadership, problem solving, organizing, human resource management, personnel evaluation, and budgeting will be addressed.

This graduate-level course is 3 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 1
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 3

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    Human Resources

    • Analyze the processes of recruitment, inventory, hiring, induction, supervision, and employee dismissal.
    • Evaluate the characteristics of effective, high-quality induction programs.
    • Examine successful staff development strategies.
    • Assess how human relations impact the school environment.
    • Analyze staff evaluation procedures.

    Fiscal Operations

    • Evaluate the process of planning and managing site budgets.
    • Identify the various staff configurations and duties of a site committee.
    • Analyze funding sources of a school and a district.
    • Examine means to secure additional outside financial resources for schools and/or districts.
    • Analyze inventory management procedures.
    • Evaluate the importance of ethics in fiscal operations.
    • Create a response to Sections II and III of the Comprehensive Exam.

    Organizational Planning

    • Examine various organizational models for schools and districts.
    • Facilitate various decision-making and/or advisory committees or teams.
    • Examine organizational structures for decision making.
    • Analyze processes for designing a school improvement plan.
    • Evaluate current best practices and research as it relates to school improvement.
    • Assess the importance of the shared decision-making process as it relates to leading change initiatives.
    • Analyze state and federal laws, district policies, and school procedures as they relate to organizational planning.
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