2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Sep 18, 2021  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DPSY 8755 - Leadership and Leader Development


(5 cr.) Effective leadership requires the ability to facilitate positive change, lead others in efforts to effect similar change, and work through challenges when met with resistance to change. Students in this course are provided with an extensive overview of leadership theories. They explore definitions of leadership, major theoretical leadership models, and contextual and situational factors related to leadership and change. Students also examine various perspectives on leadership and the role of leadership in the achievement of organizational, group, and team goals. They engage in practical assignments and discussions, focusing on effective leadership issues and practices during the process of organizational change.



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