There are no prerequisites for this course.
There are no corequisites for this course.
||This course presents the basic concepts, principles, and techniques
of business leadership. Emphasis will be on the student developing a
solid leadership foundation while centering the real themes,
demands, and opportunities of an evolving and dynamic business
workplace. This course will incorporate basic leadership skill
development as it relates to the core aspects of the management
- Lussier/Achua. Leadership Theory & Skill Development, 5th ed., South-Western Cengage Learning, 2013. ISBN: 9781111827076
|Program Learning Outcomes:
Bachelor of Applied Science Learning Outcomes (Organizational
1. Apply the rules and principles of law and ethics.
2. Apply organizational strategies.
3. Communicate professionally.
4. Manage information to support organizational goals.
5. Demonstrate effective management of a business organization.
|Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will:
1. Exhibit an understanding of effective management of an
2. Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary theories of leadership and
3. Demonstrate knowledge of motivation, group dynamics, conflict
resolution, goal setting and rewards, job design, work stress.
power/politics, and organizational change and development.
4. Demonstrate the use of team building, collaboration, cooperation,
and coordination techniques within an organizational setting.
5. Employ knowledge and application of sound management practices
within the organizational functions of personnel, resource
allocation, information technology, and decision making.
6. Integrate concepts from other Bachelor of Applied Sciences courses.
|Methods of Evaluation:
||Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department.
Detailed explanations are included in the expanded Syllabus developed
by the instructor for each section being taught.
|| It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
|Student Email Accounts
||Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.
|| For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.