District Syllabus
Leadership And Management Practices

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Laboratory Fee: None.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description:
This course presents the basic concepts, principles, and techniques 
of business leadership.  Emphasis will be on the student developing 
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 
Required Materials: Books:
  • Lussier/Achua. Leadership Theory & Skill Development, 5th ed., South-Western Cengage Learning, 2013. ISBN: 9781111827076
Supplemental Materials: Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the program students will:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of laws and ethics relevant to a business setting.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of strategies of effective organizational management.
  3. Communicate professionally.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of leadership theories.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of financial and accounting management.
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 

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 
by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: 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.

Note: 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.

Equity Statement: Pensacola State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender/sex, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information in its educational programs, activities or employment. For inquiries regarding Title IX and the college’s nondiscrimination policies, contact the Associate Vice President for Institutional Diversity/Title IX Officer at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Blvd., Pensacola, Florida 32504.