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 is designed to give a level of awareness and knowledge in the decision-making process knowing that individuals make decisions in their personal and professional lives. As one’s career grows, decision-making becomes more and more important. Many of the decisions will hold considerable risk, and also involve potential competition. The course content is constructed to give students the tools needed in order to understand how to make wise decisions, and to make them better. The goal of this course is to provide the opportunity for self-assessment that may reveal how one’s values, etc., influences their decision-making and ultimately students may be able to measurably improve their decision-making.
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.