Courses for Leadership Certificate
Understanding and leading individuals and groups in attaining both personal and organizational objectives. By focusing on managers and their relationships with employees, students evaluate social/psychological behavior and learn techniques for modifying behavior to meet organizational objectives.
This course analyzes the wide diversity of cultural nuances encountered in international business dealings, including the customs, traditions, business etiquette and protocol, as well as the attitudes and practices of major religions. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) will also be examined. Emphasis will be placed on Christian ethics and an evaluation of the business ethics encountered in key countries having trade agreements with the United States.
This course is designed to explore the central role of a business leader in setting vision, formulating strategy and influencing employees, investors and customers. Students will learn to utilize various leadership styles as well as employ principles of communication, motivation and organizational change.
This course is designed to provide students with a conceptual framework addressing strategic change management in organizations. The focus is on understanding how to plan and implement change in the context of an organization’s mission, goals, strategies, environment, structure, processes, and human capital. The integrative competencies and interpersonal skills required of individuals who initiate, manage and are affected by change will be examined.