LD ST 122: Leading with Purpose

Upcoming offerings

Spring 2019

  • Section 1, Wednesday 12:10-1:00 p.m., by Kenyatta Shamburger (for members of the Men of Color organization) (contact Kenyatta Shamburger for enrollment)
  • Section 2 (SH), Tuesday 6:10-8:00, by Abby McCollom (for Greek Affairs)

Overview

This small-group seminar invites students to work individually and in teams to discover their strengths, articulate their values and achieve their goals.

This is the best course for students who may not have been involved in leadership experiences previously but are now ready to discover their leadership potential. (Students with previous leadership experiences would be better served by LD ST 270: Campus Leadership Development for their first leadership course at ISU.)

1 credit, over eight weeks

Course learning objectives

By the end of the course each student will:

  • Explore one’s own potential for leadership
  • Identify one’s individual strengths
  • Practice the process for goal accomplishment
  • Identify one’s own values
  • Articulate one’s own personal mission/vision statement

Catalog description

Designed for emerging student leaders who are ready to explore their purpose, this course will provide students with basic leadership skills covering strengths identification, personal skill development, goal achievement, values-based behaviors and mission statement development.

Foundational materials come from

Covey, S. R. (2004). The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. New York, NY: Free Press.

Goleman, D. (2006). Emotional Intelligence: Why it Can Matter More Than IQ. New York, NY: Bantam.

Komives, S. R., Lucas, N., & McMahon, T. R. (2009). Exploring Leadership: For College Students who Want to Make a Difference. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.