Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

BUSAD 5526: Developing Personal Leadership

This course covers the characteristics and key competencies of high performing leaders, helps students assess their existing skill set compared to those of an effective leader, and offers suggestions on how to implement an individualized development plan.

BUSAD 5520: Leading Change in Organizations

Leading an organization through change is a critical competency of leadership. Topic areas include developing blueprints for organizational change, systems thinking, whole-scale change, communicating plans, and measuring performance against bottom line results.

BUSAD 5701: Decision Making

An introduction to the decision making process as it relates to business management and workplace issues. Students participate in group exercises designed to enhance their analytical skills while utilizing actual case studies. Students will familiarize themselves with the PrOACT model of decision-making to build their own competencies in this area.

BUSAD 5604: Strategic Planning

This course focuses on the planning responsibility of senior management. Students will examine how senior management can turn business visions into realities and gain competitive advantage in a crowded market. Readings are balanced with class exercises to develop practical skills. Students will work in teams to present their recommendations on appropriate case studies.