2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (March 2019) 
    
    May 29, 2020  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (March 2019) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 5755 - Leadership and Leader Development


(5 cr.) Leadership is complex and requires an exploration of the nuances, theories, and development required to be an effective leader. Students are provided with an extensive overview of leadership theories examining leadership from historical to more contemporary perspectives. Some of the more contemporary topics explored include strategic and global leadership, team leadership, emotional intelligence, and crisis leadership. Students explore definitions of leadership, major theoretical leadership models, and contextual and situational factors related to leadership. Students also examine various perspectives on leadership and the role of leadership in the achievement of organizational, group, and individual goals. Students engage in application assignments and discussions, focusing on effective leadership issues and practices. Ethical, cultural, and global aspects of leadership will be explored throughout the course. Leader development will be emphasized as students examine different leadership issues.



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