OLHS 114

Leading Effectively through People, Teams, and Organizations

3 Unit(s)

This course explores the importance of leading others using influence and persuasion in a variety of settings and positions within organizations. Students will gain strategies, tools, and resources for how to influence others to move toward a common goal or shared objective. This course will examine selected leadership approaches as well as explore the importance of motivation, empowerment, credibility, building engagement, morale, and trust between leaders and followers and between and amongst followers. This course will provide an understanding of how to practice leading and leadership, in both formal and informal settings, that is based on the needs of those who are being lead and the needs of the larger team, department, organization, and community. Prerequisite(s): OLHS 110.