This course emphasizes theories and models of leadership in a variety of organizations. Students will demonstrate mastery and apply effective leadership principles, concepts and skills in various organizational settings. Students will integrate critical thinking and problem solving while examining personal and organizational aspects of management. Engaging in a variety of activities, the following concepts will be explored: creating a vision, understanding philosophies and styles, managing conflict, establishing a constructive culture, and examining ethics. This Honors course fosters high-achieving students' growth towards learning outcomes such as: problem solving, often with creative approaches; critical reading and original data analysis; forming judgments based on evidence, often from alternative modes of inquiry or integrative learning; clear, persuasive research writing; and articulate reflection on personal growth. Honors courses are more likely to utilize student-driven active learning, emphasizing exploration and discovery, rather than the acquisition of specific knowledge; faculty might provide projects with no pre-determined conclusion, but with real-world application.
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