Foundations of Leadership

Subject

Business

Course Code & Credit

N/A

Foundations of Leadership

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University of California, Irvine

Subject

Business

Course Code & Credit

N/A

Description

Leadership is the process of influencing others in order to achieve organizational goals and bottom line results. Leaders today face many challenges including globalization, coping with rapid change, increased complexity, technological advancements and virtual teams. Yet leaders still need to effectively manage employees, inspire others, and shape organizational culture. This course focuses on the components of successful leadership, which includes both theoretical approaches and practical skills. Students will examine styles of leadership, approaches to leadership, and sources of power. Participants will also determine how to create vision, achieve organizational goals, manage conflict, and promote diversity.