Lecturers: Dr. Poolad DANESHVAR, Dr. Azadeh Taghinia HEJABI
Students in this course will develop a leadership kit to use throughout their careers, in fields ranging from business and education to government. Students will learn and apply leadership strategies for working with diverse colleagues, making decisions and problem solving, motivating others, implementing change, and understanding how culture affects leadership effectiveness. The program begins with an assessment of each student's leadership style and strengths and provides an opportunity to apply material learned to real-life situations.
The primary purpose of this course is to familiarize students with contemporary leadership theories and perspectives within a variety of contexts. Each student will develop a more complete and holistic philosophical and theoretical leadership framework.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
demonstrate an understanding of their personal leadership style
apply and integrate fundamental leadership concepts into a variety of situations
evaluate leadership effectiveness within different contexts
think critically about innovative leadership styles
demonstrate communication effectiveness, conflict management, and negotiation skills
exhibit culture awareness and identify its impact on leadership
Requirements: An interest in developing lifelong leadership skills and effectiveness
Who can participate: Everyone who wants to develop their interpersonal and leadership skills and link culture with leadership. Highly recommended for management trainees, students from management related disciplines or whoever desires to be an effective leader.
Anyone seeking to improve their lifelong leadership skills and identify strategies that are useful in a variety of positions and organizations. Highly recommended for business and management students, or those from other disciplines interested in developing their personal leadership toolkit.
Participation Limit: Up to 20 Students
Additional Cost: No additional cost is required for this course
Day 1: Introduction and overview of leadership theories and concepts
Day 2: Personal leadership strategies, styles, and skills
Day 3: Business communications and personal influence
Day 4: Situational Leadership: Making decisions in every day and high-stakes situations
Day 5: Innovation, entrepreneur
Day 6: Culture awareness in group dynamics
Day 7: Team building and conducting effective meetings
Day 8: Conflict management and negotiation skills
Day 9: Inspiring and motivating groups
Day 10: Conclusion and presentations