This course highlights the practices of effective leadership and the dynamics of the change process with a view to the interdependence of these two forces. The course differentiates between management and leadership, exploring the need for each aspect while continuing to strive for business goals and engaging in change aimed at improving company effectiveness. Effective leaders are able to resolve problems, conflicts in the workplace and envision an inspiring course of innovation, this course provides practical strategies which can be implemented in any work environment. The course is experiential, so regardless of current leadership ability each learner will be able to actively enhance their own leadership skills.
This course forms part of the Bachelor of Technology in TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT degree program. You may proceed to register for this course online, or by contacting Student Information and Enrollment Services (SIES) at 604-434-1610 or 1-866-434-1610 Toll-Free (Canada and US only). Instructions for course readings (including purchasing instructions if applicable) will be released at the discretion of your instructor via email or on The Learning Hub, and/or in class. This course has been extended by one week to account for the February 17, 2020 STAT.
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Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Identify characteristics of a leader
Demonstrate the five practices of effective leaders
Define the change process
Describe the impact quality leadership has within the change process
Validate interest and need for organizational change in context to your organization
Identify stakeholders impacted by organization change
Construct a stakeholder analysis for a specific project or situation within your organization
Construct plan for change in context to your organization
Effective as of Fall 2017
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