MGMT 560: Organizational Leadership, Late Fall 2019
Instructor's Name and Contact Information
Successful project managers are adept at leading. Leadership, however, is a complex undertaking that requires knowledge and understanding of several proficiencies. The purpose of this course is to build these proficiencies. Focusing on organizational leadership, the course will explore and develop skills and knowledge needed to lead organizational transformation and change, negotiate conflict resolution, build relationships and human capital, and instill business ethics and professional codes of conduct.
This course will address the following topics:
MGMT 560 Course Goal
By the end of this course, students will be able to recognize fundamental leadership proficiencies and apply tools, techniques and strategies to leading and managing Project Teams.
HU Project Management Program Criteria met through MGMT 560
The following program criteria are met through this course:
Program Goal 3 Professional Behavior
Demonstrate how successful project management will use stakeholder engagement, communication, leadership, and teamwork that is ethical, and culturally aware.
Criteria 3.2 Leadership and High Performing Teams: Demonstrate the use of ethical and culturally aware leadership and teamwork methods that result in high performing teams.
Harrisburg University's Core Competencies
The use of deliberative thought, characterized by the comprehensive exploration of topics, ideas, artifacts, or events before accepting or formulating an opinion or conclusion.
Critical thinkers will demonstrate the competency to:
Work with context, evidence, opinions, and error
Analyze connections and draw conclusions
Quantitative literacy: Interpretation
Quantitative literacy: Representation
Quantitative literacy: Calculation
Quantitative literacy: Assumptions
Quantitative literacy: Communication
The development and expression of ideas in involving a variety of styles, genres, and technologies through repeated written and oral communication experiences.
Those demonstrating communication skills will exhibit the competency to:
Write within context and for purpose
Adhere to genre and disciplinary conventions
Use sources and evidence
Control use of grammar and mechanics
Organize and deliver Presentations
Select appropriate language
Provide supporting material
Convey a central message
Teamwork and Collaboration
The ability to work effectively with others in a concerted effort toward a common goal.
Those showing effective collaboration skills will demonstrate the competency to:
Recognize how to maximize group efficiency
Contribute to group tasks as an individual
Facilitate the contributions of team members
Contribute to team function
Be a valued contributing member
The process of organizing tangible and intangible resources to pursue opportunities that generate value, meet an identified need, or satisfy an organizational or societal market.
The successful entrepreneur will demonstrate the competency to:
Understand relationships between costs and benefits
Evaluate stakeholders, needs, and markets
Practice innovative thinking
Understand leadership and organization roles
The knowledge and familiarity with different media types, efficient data storage, retrieval methods, and research techniques.
An information literate person will demonstrate the competency to:
Determine the extent of information needed
Collect and retrieve the needed information
Evaluate information and its sources
Use information sources to accomplish a specific purpose
Use communication and information technologies
Access the use of information ethically and legally