Current Term Classes - Leadership

Spring 2018

Class registration opens on December 1.

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies may cancel, modify, or make substitutions for any published class or program, may change instructors, and may change the dates and times a class is offered. The information published here and in the catalog is subject to change.  For the most up-to-date and complete information, please use the SIS Class Search.   

PSLP 5330: Communication and Team Development
Online Asynchronous* | Available Jan 17-May 1 | Synchronous sessions TBD.
Prepares today’s leaders for success in communication skills with diverse audiences as well as effective team building and management.  Communication topics address technical and non-technical audiences using presentations, interpersonal skills, and writing skills. Team development instruction focuses on managing teams, identifying and understanding the leadership role, the importance of shared leadership, and team decision making. 
John McCarthy | 3 GR credits | Required

PSLP 5340: Financial Management for Leaders
Online Asynchronous* | Available Jan 17-May 1 | Synchronous sessions TBD.
Examines how value is measured, created, and maximized. Beginning with an introduction to accounting, instruction covers the fundamentals of measuring and reporting revenue, costs, cash flow, assets, liabilities, and equity. Explores the financial decisions that management must make, including break-even analysis, budgeting, investment in assets, and funding with debt equity. 
Kimberly Riley | 3 GR credits | Required

PSLP 5350: Understanding Technology Operations
Online Asynchronous* | Available Jan 17-May 1 | Synchronous sessions TBD. 
Examines a number of topics that can have a significant impact on the extent to which a firm attains world class standards. Topics include operations strategy, product/service selection and design, business process reengineering, capacity planning, quality management, facility location and layout, and supply chain management. 
Randall Sylvertooth | 3 GR credits | Elective

PSPM 5030: Introduction to Project Management
Online Asynchronous* | Available Jan 17-May 1 | Synchronous sessions TBD.
Introduces students to the various aspects of the project life cycle and project management. Explores best practices and the application of these best practices for project success.
Edward Kropp | 3 GR credits | Elective

*Some online, asynchronous courses include synchronous sessions. Attendance at these live synchronous sessions is strongly encouraged, but each session will be recorded for students’ future listening (at no penalty) if they are not able to attend the live session.