ESC 544: Leadership for Change
Restriction Changed. 08/05/11 – Instructor Added.
Synonym:78312 (for web registration)
Meeting Schedule:Thursdays 9/1 - 12/8 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Competency Area Fall 2010 and later – Core Required
Restricted to Fall 2011 ASJS; others by permission of instructor. Open to all ES students on August 24.
Leadership for change is the art of structuring organizations and collaboration, building morale and vision, and facilitating group deliberation and decision-making to guide effective policy-setting and organizational work that makes a positive difference at the individual, interpersonal, organizational, field, and societal levels. This course will help students develop the skills and understandings that support leadership that is adaptive, inclusive, participatory, collaborative, culturally competent, and effective. Participants in this class will be challenged to explore 1) personal leadership competencies and styles; 2) group dynamics, inclusion, and team facilitation; 3) strategies for engaging diverse stakeholders; and 4) the capacity of creative leadership to facilitate large-scale systemic change.