BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

ACED-151 - Leadership Development - 3.00 Credits

ACED-151 - Leadership Development - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
The purpose of this course is to study current leadership thinking and behavior in organizations and in CED. It also explores the relationship leadership has to power and decision-making in those settings. The emphasis in this course is on developing a better understanding of self and one's role as a leader.
Part of the:
  • BUSINESS Department
  • Prerequisites : ADMN 130, ADMN 121, ACED 100, or permission of instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per Week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • define leadership and describe its significance to the practice of CED;

  • describe and define basic theories and concepts of leadership;

  • identify personal leadership styles and skills and to learn how to adapt and use them effectively;

  • explain how a leader mobilizes potential for high productivity;

  • describe how a leader uses resources effectively;

  • discuss the qualities of an effective communicator;

  • describe the different characteristics of a leader;

  • explain how a leader deals with power, culture and difference;

  • identify the steps a leader takes to solve problems;

  • build on existing and Develop new leadership skills; and

  • develop a personal approach to effective leadership by integrating personal leadership style and experiences with leadership theory.
  • Text and Materials: Nahavandi, Afsaneh. The Art and Science of Leadership. 2nd edition. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2000.
    Chapman, Elwood N. and Sharon Lund O’Neil. Leadership Essential Steps Every Manager Needs to Know. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1999.
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Education Council approved December 2000.