Jul 22, 2024  
2014-2015 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2014-2015 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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MB 520 - Self-Leadership

Synthesizes knowledge from the fields of philosophy, psychology and business toward providing a system of knowledge for leadership. This course explores the interpenetrating and complimentary nature of the relationship between the individual and collective self as a critical dynamic in the realization of leadership. This course challenges students to consciously know and integrate their values and beliefs into their daily actions and to develop strategies to positively and productively influence others. Students must take MB520 through either the 5 week or 10 week course format.

Prerequisites & Notes
MB500, MB540, MB642

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 10 Week Course 

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Final Assessment: Personal Leadership Plan

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 

  • Understand the human context
    • To determine the general parameters of leadership.
    • To understand leadership relative to the human condition.
    • To identify the mistaken beliefs about leadership. 
  • Understand leadership in the context of the individual self
    • To identify the personal, interior dimension of leadership.
    • To establish the component of wholeness.
    • To determine the personal barriers to leadership. 
  • Understand leadership in the context of the collective self
    • To determine the causes of productive relationships.
    • To determine how to create trust.
    • To determine ways to access and engage the collective will.
    • To determine the organizational barriers to leadership. 
  • Develop a self-leadership improvement plan.

Credits: 3

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