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

This course offers a level of awareness and knowledge about the decision-making process through the lens of several tools, including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment. Building on the internationally-utilized MBTI theory, students will review and apply the five core decision making processes to their professional and personal lives. This course will offer the tools needed to prepare for an ever-changing work place, leveraging on the student’s own individualized work preferences.

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.