Aug 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Graziadio Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Graziadio Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MBAK 611 Leadership Challenges for Company Presidents and Senior Executives (4)


This course is designed to enhance senior leadership performance. The course begins with the effective executive workshop, in which a learning community is established. Drawing on established research and theory in behavioral science, the following topics are emphasized: personal presence and self-understanding, interpersonal competence, power and influence, team formation and facilitation competencies, and organizational cultural diagnosis. Students experience intrapersonal, interpersonal, and group dynamics. Leadership style as a determinant of culture, quality and productivity is addressed. Organization culture is investigated as it applies to the implementation of business strategy, making extrapolations regarding the efficacy of a culture to achieve the organization’s vision and mission.

Grading Basis: CR/NC/I