Leadership

 

Leadership Minor Requirements

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Leadership Minor for Business Students (4 courses, 9 credits)

Choose three (3) from the following:

Prerequisites:

MGT 217 (formerly MGT 317)

Credits:

3

Description:

Change is constant in all industries and work settings. Accordingly there is constant demand for people who can understand the need for change, make complex, strategic and realistic change plans, and lead others through a successful implementation of a planned change. This lively case-based course will focus on managerial and leadership skill-building in the areas of change management through the careful and thorough analysis of change-focused case studies. Students will be expected to conduct both individual and group-based analyses of complex business cases; including the preparation of written case analyses, active participation in case discussions, and delivery of case analyses through oral presentation.

Prerequisites:

Take MGT-217 SBS-220 or MKT-221; Junior status or higher

Credits:

3

Description:

This course is built around the four primary processes of management: planning, organizing, leading and controlling with a special topics theme identified at the start of the semester. A classroom-as-organization design is utilized, which creates an intensive and fully experiential course. Through coordinating, communicating and collaborating, students gain information and insights about themselves and others and in the process become more effective managers and team members.

Prerequisites:

MGT-217 or PSYCH.114. Junior standing or above

Credits:

3

Description:

Most employees will encounter difficult interpersonal situations at some point in their careers. This course focuses on the high costs of incivility to employee well-being and productivity. Students will learn techniques to improve their communication skills, and will be assessed on their learning through exams, reflection papers, and role-playing activities. Topics such as abusive supervision, sexual harassment, and abnormal psychology will also be covered. Students will gain insight into how to cope with challenging interpersonal situations, address problematic behaviors, and develop more positive relationships in the workplace.

Prerequisites:

MGT 217 (formerly MGT 317); Management Major; Sophomore standing or higher; Instructor consent required; Cannot take this course concurrent with any other internship course.

Credits:

3

Description:

MGT 520 is an internship course which offers students the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills acquired in management courses to a valuable work experience outside the University. Interns practice using management principles in a carefully selected real world work situation under the direction of a faculty member, while completing academic requirements intended to integrate theory and practice. Students can also use the internship to explore career interests. Sometimes building a relationship with an employer during an internship can lead to a job offer during school or after graduation.

And MGT 560 (50 co-curricular credit hours Student Leadership and Involvement Office, non-credit)

Prerequisites:

Instructor consent required

Credits:

0

Description:

Suffolk University Student Leadership and Involvement Office oversees The Leadership Journey Program. The program is designed to develop student's leadership skills throughout their collegiate career at Suffolk University. Students are expected to experience all aspects of the cornerstones as they begin the Journey. After this exposure, students are encouraged to focus on the leadership activities in which they are more passionate. The Leadership Journey focuses on providing students with experiences in leadership, campus involvement and service. Students completing the Leadership Journey will have complemented their leadership course material with experiences in actual leadership situations.Suffolk University Student Leadership and Involvement Office oversees The Leadership Journey Program. The program is designed to develop student's leadership skills throughout their collegiate career at Suffolk University. Students are expected to experience all aspects of the cornerstones as they begin the Journey. After this exposure, students are encouraged to focus on the leadership activities in which they are more passionate. The Leadership Journey focuses on providing students with experiences in leadership, campus involvement and service. Students completing the Leadership Journey will have complemented their leadership course material with experiences in actual leadership situations.

Leadership Minor for College of Arts and Sciences Students (5 courses, 12 credits*)

Required Courses:

Prerequisites:

At least 30 credit hours and WRI-102 or WRI-H103

Credits:

3

Description:

This course explores the application of sociological, psychological and anthropological concepts in domestic and international business settings. Attention is given to the study of human behavior in organizational settings, the organization itself, human interaction, and small group process.

Prerequisites:

MGT 217 (formerly MGT 317)

Credits:

3

Description:

Change is constant in all industries and work settings. Accordingly there is constant demand for people who can understand the need for change, make complex, strategic and realistic change plans, and lead others through a successful implementation of a planned change. This lively case-based course will focus on managerial and leadership skill-building in the areas of change management through the careful and thorough analysis of change-focused case studies. Students will be expected to conduct both individual and group-based analyses of complex business cases; including the preparation of written case analyses, active participation in case discussions, and delivery of case analyses through oral presentation.

Prerequisites:

Take MGT-217 SBS-220 or MKT-221; Junior status or higher

Credits:

3

Description:

This course is built around the four primary processes of management: planning, organizing, leading and controlling with a special topics theme identified at the start of the semester. A classroom-as-organization design is utilized, which creates an intensive and fully experiential course. Through coordinating, communicating and collaborating, students gain information and insights about themselves and others and in the process become more effective managers and team members.

Prerequisites:

MGT 217 (formerly MGT 317); does not count toward the Management Major, nor the minor for BSBA students

Credits:

3

Description:

Leadership 360 Practicum provides a fundamental understanding of the principles of leadership and the core competencies, traits and behaviors that enable effective leadership. Students will learn relevant leadership theories and gain awareness of how today's organizations meet the challenges and opportunities that leadership brings. Through an individual leadership development project, students will conduct an in-depth self-examination of their leadership capacity and will choose a leadership skill to develop throughout the semester. Students will have the opportunity to apply their developing leadership skills in a team project that seeks solutions to a specific leadership challenge, leading to a project implementation plan. Student teams will present their solutions in class; feedback to the presenters will reinforce oral communication skills. This course is a requirement for all BSBA majors.

Prerequisites:

Instructor consent required

Credits:

0

Description:

Suffolk University Student Leadership and Involvement Office oversees The Leadership Journey Program. The program is designed to develop student's leadership skills throughout their collegiate career at Suffolk University. Students are expected to experience all aspects of the cornerstones as they begin the Journey. After this exposure, students are encouraged to focus on the leadership activities in which they are more passionate. The Leadership Journey focuses on providing students with experiences in leadership, campus involvement and service. Students completing the Leadership Journey will have complemented their leadership course material with experiences in actual leadership situations.Suffolk University Student Leadership and Involvement Office oversees The Leadership Journey Program. The program is designed to develop student's leadership skills throughout their collegiate career at Suffolk University. Students are expected to experience all aspects of the cornerstones as they begin the Journey. After this exposure, students are encouraged to focus on the leadership activities in which they are more passionate. The Leadership Journey focuses on providing students with experiences in leadership, campus involvement and service. Students completing the Leadership Journey will have complemented their leadership course material with experiences in actual leadership situations.

MGT 560 (50 co-curricular credit hours Student Leadership and Involvement Office – non-credit)

Leadership Undergraduate Courses

Undergraduate Courses

Prerequisites:

At least 30 credit hours and WRI-102 or WRI-H103

Credits:

3

Description:

This course explores the application of sociological, psychological and anthropological concepts in domestic and international business settings. Attention is given to the study of human behavior in organizational settings, the organization itself, human interaction, and small group process.

Prerequisites:

ENT 101 (formerly SBS 101); WRI 102 (formerly ENG 102) or WRI-H103 with a grade of B or better and 45 or more credits and at least a 3.3 GPA

Credits:

3

Description:

This course explores the application of sociological, psychological and anthropological concepts in domestic and international business settings. Attention is given to the study of human behavior in organizational settings, the organization itself, human interaction, and small group process.

Prerequisites:

MGT 217 (formerly MGT 317)

Credits:

3

Description:

Change is constant in all industries and work settings. Accordingly there is constant demand for people who can understand the need for change, make complex, strategic and realistic change plans, and lead others through a successful implementation of a planned change. This lively case-based course will focus on managerial and leadership skill-building in the areas of change management through the careful and thorough analysis of change-focused case studies. Students will be expected to conduct both individual and group-based analyses of complex business cases; including the preparation of written case analyses, active participation in case discussions, and delivery of case analyses through oral presentation.

Prerequisites:

Take MGT-217 SBS-220 or MKT-221; Junior status or higher

Credits:

3

Description:

This course is built around the four primary processes of management: planning, organizing, leading and controlling with a special topics theme identified at the start of the semester. A classroom-as-organization design is utilized, which creates an intensive and fully experiential course. Through coordinating, communicating and collaborating, students gain information and insights about themselves and others and in the process become more effective managers and team members.

Prerequisites:

MGT 217 (formerly MGT 317); does not count toward the Management Major, nor the minor for BSBA students

Credits:

3

Description:

Leadership 360 Practicum provides a fundamental understanding of the principles of leadership and the core competencies, traits and behaviors that enable effective leadership. Students will learn relevant leadership theories and gain awareness of how today's organizations meet the challenges and opportunities that leadership brings. Through an individual leadership development project, students will conduct an in-depth self-examination of their leadership capacity and will choose a leadership skill to develop throughout the semester. Students will have the opportunity to apply their developing leadership skills in a team project that seeks solutions to a specific leadership challenge, leading to a project implementation plan. Student teams will present their solutions in class; feedback to the presenters will reinforce oral communication skills. This course is a requirement for all BSBA majors.

Prerequisites:

MGT-217 or PSYCH.114. Junior standing or above

Credits:

3

Description:

Most employees will encounter difficult interpersonal situations at some point in their careers. This course focuses on the high costs of incivility to employee well-being and productivity. Students will learn techniques to improve their communication skills, and will be assessed on their learning through exams, reflection papers, and role-playing activities. Topics such as abusive supervision, sexual harassment, and abnormal psychology will also be covered. Students will gain insight into how to cope with challenging interpersonal situations, address problematic behaviors, and develop more positive relationships in the workplace.

Prerequisites:

MGT 217 (formerly MGT 317); Management Major; Sophomore standing or higher; Instructor consent required; Cannot take this course concurrent with any other internship course.

Credits:

3

Description:

MGT 520 is an internship course which offers students the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills acquired in management courses to a valuable work experience outside the University. Interns practice using management principles in a carefully selected real world work situation under the direction of a faculty member, while completing academic requirements intended to integrate theory and practice. Students can also use the internship to explore career interests. Sometimes building a relationship with an employer during an internship can lead to a job offer during school or after graduation.

Credits:

3

Description:

This course provides students an opportunity to apply management concepts and skills to problem solving in an organizational workplace setting. Students identify and organize their internship position and particular project (depending on area of interest) with assistance from faculty," as needed. Projects will vary in scope and content. Students are expected to be ""on the job"" for approximately 8 hours per week during the course of the semester."

Prerequisites:

Instructor consent required

Credits:

0

Description:

Suffolk University Student Leadership and Involvement Office oversees The Leadership Journey Program. The program is designed to develop student's leadership skills throughout their collegiate career at Suffolk University. Students are expected to experience all aspects of the cornerstones as they begin the Journey. After this exposure, students are encouraged to focus on the leadership activities in which they are more passionate. The Leadership Journey focuses on providing students with experiences in leadership, campus involvement and service. Students completing the Leadership Journey will have complemented their leadership course material with experiences in actual leadership situations.Suffolk University Student Leadership and Involvement Office oversees The Leadership Journey Program. The program is designed to develop student's leadership skills throughout their collegiate career at Suffolk University. Students are expected to experience all aspects of the cornerstones as they begin the Journey. After this exposure, students are encouraged to focus on the leadership activities in which they are more passionate. The Leadership Journey focuses on providing students with experiences in leadership, campus involvement and service. Students completing the Leadership Journey will have complemented their leadership course material with experiences in actual leadership situations.