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Concepts in Leadership (BUS-356)
Various: distance learning format

Varies (self-study; self-paced)

March 2022 - Present.

Subject Area:
Business and Economics

Number of Credits:

Learner Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: compare and contrast the various leadership theories and concepts; analyze the strengths and weaknesses of various leaders; apply principles of leadership to specific situations; summarize the characteristics of effective and ethical leadership; and articulate the skills necessary to be an effective leader who can navigate today’s global marketplace.


Concepts in Leadership (BUS-355) is designed to provide a basic introduction to leadership by focusing on being a good leader. The emphasis of the course is on the practice of leadership. The course examines topics such as the nature of leadership, recognizing leadership traits, developing leadership skills, creating a vision, setting the tone, listening to out-group members, handling conflict, overcoming obstacles, and addressing ethics in leadership. Attention will be given to helping students to understand and improve their leadership performance.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business, Leadership, Psychology, or Philosophy (2/22).