CPS: Certificate in Leadership
COM 407 - Leadership Principles
Examines evolution of leadership from a theoretical perspective with a focus on contemporary leadership. Topics include: management versus leadership, gender differences, power and social influence, ethics and values, culture and the key communication competencies of leadership. Requires students to evaluate and enhance personal leadership skills and develop a personal model of leadership.
Cross listing(s): BA 407.
COM 410 - Strategic Leadership
Explores strategic leadership through discussion of vision, mission and values. Examines how a clear, compelling vision can move individuals and organizations toward desired goals. Evaluates strategies that translate vision and mission into action.
Cross listing(s): BA 410.
COM 437 - Persuasion, Influence and Motivation
Examines the general theories that explain persuasion and one's ability to influence others. Discusses communication skills, attitudes and competencies associated with persuasion, influence and motivation. Enables students to learn and practice powerful persuasion communication skills that will enhance both personal and professional success.
Cross listing(s): BA 437.
COM 442 - Leading Change & Innovation
Explores effective communication strategies used by exemplary leaders to introduce and implement change and create an organizational environment that alleviates resistance to change and energizes and inspires others to innovate rather than react.
COM 450 - Service Leadership
Examines how leadership emerges through the collaborative efforts of concerned and committed citizens. Provides a look at leadership through community service.