Course Synopses

Designed as an introduction, this course examines the nature of leadership, the processes that underpin group decisions, and the basic features of organizational culture. It provides a basic understanding of the organizational challenges that leaders must meet in order to successfully guide the course of event in a complex group, and analyzes how leaders must prepare themselves to meet those challenges.  The course, furthermore, familiarizes students with the basic literature and with fundamental issues that they may consider in depth in other courses within the minor. Through group projects, students will develop strategies for integrating and sharing their knowledge.