Welcome - Reflections on Leadership COMM 3310   Reflections on Leadership
CREDIT HOURS: 3
Reflection on Leadership explores the meaning of leadership in today's changing world, enabling students' capacity and capability to influence change and position themselves as a positive force within organizations and society. Students will explore how to engage and navigate an organization as a complex adaptive system and to envision the fundamental competencies required to engage in complexity through use of dialogue, adaptation and resilience. Students learn reflexive strategies to enable self-awareness and effective leadership practices. The course will consider ways to approach leadership through lenses of, for instance, Indigenous knowledge and sustainability. Student will explore their core values and purpose, participate in dialogic processes with the learning community, and develop their leadership philosophy. By the end of the course the student should be able to answer the question of who am I as a leader?, be more intentional in how they lead through change in organizations and society, and build a foundation for future leadership practice.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: At least third-year standing