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LDRS 5454: Leadership Foundations for Diverse Contexts

Concentration: Leadership Studies
Credits: 3 graduate credit(s)


This course is intended to assist students in identifying and defining leadership in formal and non‐formal educational settings, communities, and organizations.


Learning Objectives

  1. Define leadership in the context of communities, organizations, and individuals.
  2. Identify, discuss, and apply personal strengths in self and others.
  3. Apply shared leadership in a small group setting.
  4. Identify, discuss, and apply leadership theories, including:
    • Trait leadership
    • Skill‐based leadership
    • Situational leadership
    • Path‐goal leadership theory
    • Transformational leadership
    • Team leadership

Prerequisites and Corequisites



Jerald Walz