Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Leadership Development & Management Skills: D

 Title Abbreviation:   LEADERSHIP & MGT SKILLS

 Department:    BUS

 Course #:    180

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    521401

 EPC:    245

 REV:    2018

 Course Description  

Identify individual strengths and weakness to build strong business leaders and managers . Leading and managing through times of change, innovation and other challenges. Focuses on communication, relationships, teamwork, collaboration, accountability, motivation, influence, problem solving, goal setting and decision making.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate interpersonal communication skills and demonstrate team-working abilities.
  2. Define the concept of group identity and interaction with co-workers.
  3. Identify personal leadership qualities.
  4. Demonstrate ""followership.""
  5. Demonstrate respect for diversity and individual differences.
  6. Demonstrate motivation techniques
  7. Demonstrate performance review and professional development techniques

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.3 Demonstrate effective listening skills.

4. Community & Cultural Diversity

Definition: Recognizing the value of human communities and cultures from multiple perspectives through a critical understanding of their similarities and differences.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
4.4 Demonstrate effective communication across differences in human communities and cultures.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.3 Apply successful organizational strategies of planning, goal setting, prioritizing, resolving conflict, and managing time to specific goals and/or projects.

Course Contents

  1. Goal setting.
  2. Interpersonal communications and development.
  3. Teamwork, group's process and leadership development.
  4. Time management skills.
  5. Conflict resolution.
  6. Problem-solving skills and critical thinking.
  7. Decision-making models.
  8. Valuing diversity and individual differences.
  9. Communication skills focusing on listening and speaking effectively to a diverse audience.
  10. Meeting management and organization including use of agendas and minutes.
  11. Performance review and professional development