Course Descriptions - Leadership

LEAD 101 learning to lead

Through intensive, experiential learning and practice, students will be immersed in the study of leadership, and will directly apply themselves in leadership opportunities. This course takes a cross-curriculum approach to exposing students to the many facets of leadership and, in a motivational setting, encourages them to find their own personal leadership style, ultimately identifying the emerging leader within.

                  3 Hours, 1 Semester

LEAD 203 leading and working in teams

In preparation for collaborative and team-based workplaces, this course offers the opportunity for students to gain knowledge and skills that lead to successful team outcomes. The components of the course include team building, project management, and conflict management, covering topics such as group dynamics, emotional intelligence, diversity, project scheduling, and more. Students will have the opportunity to work in and lead multiple team-based projects, and learn how to maximize team productivity and potential.

Prerequisite: LEAD 101            3 Hours, 1 Semester

LEAD 400 Managing Strategic initiatives

Managing Strategic Initiatives provides seniors the opportunity to apply their mastery of the business core knowledge, learned during four years of study at Nichols College. Students are expected to look at their roles in business as applied to local, corporate and international level strategies. Students will demonstrate business and leadership knowledge through an intensive case study pedagogy designed to assess and reinforce key intellectual disciplines and leadership skills.

Prerequisite: LEAD 101, MGMT 365, and 72 completed credit hours 3 Hours, 1 Semester

This publication provides information concerning the programs at Nichols College and does not constitute a contract with the student.

The policies and procedures contained in the 2017-2018 Nichols College Catalog will remain in effect until June 30, 2018. Nichols College reserves the right to change at any time the rules governing admission, tuition, fees, courses, the granting of degrees, or any other regulations affecting the campus community. Such changes are to take effect whenever College officials deem necessary and will be communicated via written notice whenever possible or other means as appropriate.

NICHOLS COLLEGE
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Catalog of Nichols College
July 2016
Volume XLVIII