Personal Leadership and the Private College – OLPD 5332

This course is designed to help leaders recognize and develop the leadership skills and competencies necessary for team work, consensus building, and group leadership within independent colleges. The course will blend practice and theoretical perspectives to develop leadership competencies of students. Students will engage in reading, class discussions, field experiences, and case studies to develop the intrapersonal and interpersonal experiences necessary for leading independent colleges. When appropriate, students will draw on contexts from sponsoring institutions in designing specific leadership strategies for their campus.