2017-2018 Graduate Catalog


BUSI 50843 The Leadership Challenge

3 hours. Prerequisites: A business major, and BUSI 30843, and BUSI 40833 with at least a grade of "C" and departmental permission. This course is the capstone for the Leadership Emphasis program. It will cover content associated with what it takes to successfully lead change efforts. As such, it will cover topics such as overcoming complacency, creating and communicating new direction, development support for leadership initiatives, dealing with resistance, among others. In addition, students will be given a "leadership challenge" in an assigned field placement where they will be expected to use what they've learned in leadership courses to lead a project to a successful completion. Class sessions will help students relate their field experience to topic coverage in this course as well as to other courses in the Leadership emphasis program.