GM5486 - Global Leadership

Spring 2015

Credit Hours: 1.5

Learning Objective:
One goal of this course is to improve your leadership-level reading skills. Some of the sessions require a fair amount of reading and you are required to read an additional leadership book of your choosing (please see a list of suggestions on the course home page). As you read for this class, be sure to read each assigned article or case, but do so selectively. For the assignments and for your individual book, read to the issues that interest you the most, that you find most compelling, most confusing, most important for you.

Description:
This course provides practical insights into those factors, both external and internal, which impact leadership effectiveness. Topics covered include the achievements of leaders, characteristics of leaders, leading across cultures, leading change and relationship between leaders and followers.

Topics Covered:
Leadership and Historical Perspectives, Vision, Leading at Level 5, Leading by Letting Go, Leading with (Emotional) Intelligence.

Prerequisites:
GM4464 Competing Through People and GM4468 Competitive Strategy

Web Content:
Syllabus, videos, electronic coursepacks, discussion boards, chat rooms, webcasts, wikis, surveys, assessments, drop boxes.

Homework:
Team Assignments and Individual book application, Personal Leadership Development Plan, Individual contribution to your team, and Individual contribution to full class discussion board.

Projects:
See Homework Section

Exams:
None

Textbooks:
Information will be provided through the myThunderbird web site.

Computer Requirements:
Thunderbird minimum technical and software requirements (http://students.thunderbird.edu/faqs-global-mba-online-orientation#10)

Tuition & Fees: view

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