2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

EMA 225 - Leadership Development for the Emergency Manager


Description: Leadership methodologies including traits, skills, techniques, and situational approaches. Includes the analysis of various leadership theories and styles of leadership.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Traits, skills, techniques, and situational approaches to leadership
  2. Definitions
  3. Contingency, path-goal, and leader-member exchange theories
  4. Transformational, authentic, and team leadership
  5. Psychodynamic approach to leadership
  6. Gender and leadership styles
  7. Women in leadership
  8. Cultural concepts
  9. Leadership development for organizational change

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Articulate various approaches to leadership. (1,2,5)
  2. Analyze leadership theories. (1,2,5)
  3. Identify various forms of leadership. (2,4,6)
  4. Cite case studies of women as leaders and discuss gender influences on leadership. (6,7)
  5. Identify cultural influences on leadership. (6,8)
  6. Describe leadership development necessary for organizational change. (9)