You’ll be gain an appreciation for performance standards and scholarship appropriate to graduate study and develop the skill necessary for success in academic research and writing in this intensive seminar.
You’ll learn to understand and interpret information as the interdisciplinary approach to graduate studies is reinforced
This course focuses on enhancing your understanding of the fundamental concepts of research so you can be an informed consumer of research and write research proposals.
You’ll explore and analyze the concepts of leadership, including leadership theory, changing leadership roles, power, decision making, empowerment, vision, communication, diversity and ethics.
In this course you’ll examine the leadership skills necessary to create and manage change in a variety of organizational settings. Topics include leadership styles in change management, organizational change strategies, models, frameworks and the potential barriers to change in organizations.
In this course you’ll discuss organizational structure and its significance for leadership behavior, relationships between organizations and aspects of leadership.
This course offers an intensive inquiry into the decision-making functions of financial leadership in organizations. You’ll learn to understand and apply financial management and resource allocation skills through engagement in an Internet-delivered business simulation.
This course will provide you with the knowledge you’ll need to identify a group’s current functioning and build the necessary conditions to create an effective, high-performance team.
While studying the history, philosophy and ethics of fundraising and development, you’ll learn about building relationships, goal setting, communication and how to build strategic fundraising plans to support a non-profit organization’s vision.
This course offers an overview of key issues involved in the governance of nonprofit organizations and the role of nonprofit boards.
Using prominent examples drawn from history, you’ll analyze principles of leadership through discussions aimed to facilitate the understanding of leadership in different historical contexts.
This course focuses on leadership, both uniformed and civilian, in the United States military from 1775 to 2000. The impact of technology, maturing military theory and the changing position of the United States in the world will be addressed.
Students critique personal leadership skills, abilities, and strategies to build a productive team through effective planning, coaching, and decision making.
The course equips students with skills critical to developing strategy and maximizing their impact in leadership roles, and develops advanced leadership tools including how to increase an organization's leadership capacity.