Purpose:

This program equips the student with business and leadership skills to be influential in diverse and complex organizational environments. The Leadership Concentration equips students to be influential, ethical change agents in both the public and private sectors. The student will study current and emerging leadership theories, best practices, skills, and tools used to influence others to generate innovation, creativity, and change within organizations.

 

Requirements:

General Studies – 39 Credits

Bible and Theology Foundation – 45 Credits

Major – 39 Credits 

Total Required Credits – 123 Credits

 

Courses:

Concepts & Theories of Managerial Leadership 

Intermediate Leadership: Conflict/Negotiation 

Introduction to Organizational Leadership 

Leadership in Non-Profits or Project Leader, Strat. & Scope 

Leading Organizations, Innovation and Change 

Managing Ethics in Organizations 

Org. Comm. Methods & Strategies for Leaders 

Organizational Theory and Behavior 

Marketing & Research Strategy or Research Methods I 

Resource Allocations in Organizations 

Strategic Human Resources in Organizations 

Business Financial Mgt. or Study of Great Leaders 

Team Dynamics & Leading Diverse Groups 

Business Org. Leadership Internship 

 

Program Outcomes/Goals:

Students successfully completing this program will demonstrate: 

  1. An advanced understanding and practical application of leadership theories and required skills and abilities. 
  2. The ability to effectively influence others, create change, lead innovation, motivate and impact an organization for successful growth. 
  3. A personal understanding of his/her core competencies as it relates to ability to communicate, to inspire others, to lead in an ethical manner, diversity, the influence of others, negotiation, motivation, teamwork, and strategic and visionary decision making.
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Cindy Perkins, M.A.

Program Director: Business & Organizational Leadership