- Section 1 (First half), Monday 3:10 – 5:00 p.m. with 25 students
- Section 2 (Second half), Tuesday 3:40 – 5:30 p.m. with 25 students
This course will allow students to explore personal values and goals, recognize sources of empowerment and encouragement of others, and survey a variety of leadership approaches/styles. Participants will leave the course with a better understanding of “self” and how leadership fits into their daily lives.
1 credit, over eight weeks
Course learning objectives
By the end of the course each student will:
- Recognize and articulate personal characteristics, values, and vision and better understand what contributes to their personal leadership philosophy and practice.
- Develop a personal definition of leadership.
- Become engaged in issues and programs that are of interest to them in their student organizations, clubs, and community.
- Tie their characteristics, values, and experiences together and articulate them through a culminating project.
Leadership development with focus on global context and awareness of events shaping the context. Exposure to theory of leadership with examples. Necessary characteristics of a leader, and strategies for leadership skills development. Exposure to non-traditional career paths for engineers. Outline of personalized leadership development. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.