Course Descriptions

CodeLEAD
Number579
TitleLeading in a Global Economy
Units3
Description

 

Course Description:  The course aims at exposing students to the global environmental context and the type of leadership required to address important issues in the twenty first century. It  will examine challenges associated with the development and implementation of globalization and leadership systems by exposing students to the global environmental context of  today’s organizations, NGOs and educational institutions. It  will  provide an understanding of  background definitions, history of contemporary globalization, and operational contexts facing  international companies. Global  security issues, international treaties and  their  impact on  leadership  will be discussed.  The  course will  briefly  touch  on marketing, financial  and human resource issues, emphasizing  the connection  to globalization,  culture  and  leadership. Students will  gain a solid foundation for accessing, analyzing, synthesizing and applying geographical, economical and managerial information to international strategic globalization issues as well  as  addressing pertinent national security  and  political issues  associated  with  globalization. Students will use their own professional contexts (nonprofit, higher education, for profit, etc) to frame their learning about leadership in a global economy.   

 

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