Current Term Classes - Leadership

Spring 2024

Class registration opens on November 27. (Date may be subject to change.)

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 5300: Foundations of Leadership
Online Asynchronous | Available Jan 17-Mar 26 | Optional synchronous class meeting schedule TBA by instructor.
Introduces students to various styles and theories of leadership. Through self-assessment and guided inquiry, students examine and create their own unique style of leadership. Students will develop approaches to adapt and modify leadership styles to various situations and individual personalities to influence organizational outcomes.
Kai Degner | 3 GR Credits | Required

PSLP 5330: Communication and Team Development        
Online Asynchronous | Available Jan 17-Mar 26 | Synchronous sessions Thursdays, 7pm; Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory. Synchronous sessions will be recorded.
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 Feb 21-Apr 30 | Synchronous sessions TBA by instructor; Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory. Synchronous sessions will be recorded.
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.    
Ian Coyle | 3 GR Credits | Required

PSPM 5030: Introduction to Project Management        
Online Asynchronous | Available Jan 17-Mar 26 | Instructor will host optional synchronous sessions throughout the course.    
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

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* Asynchronous online courses at SCPS can sometimes include synchronous sessions. Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory. Synchronous sessions will be recorded.

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