MGT605

Course Description

This course distinguishes the fundamental practices of sound management functions to the understanding of effective leadership. Organizations need both leadership and management understanding to function effectively in creating the learning organization. Students will learn to analyze and create plans for strategic management, and apply leadership concepts and approaches.

Learning Outcomes

  • Utilize leadership theories, concepts, and approaches to make participative decisions, integrate the components of creating a learning organization, and evaluate organizational structures and culture as supportive of organization direction and strategy.
  • Analyze the relationships between leadership theory, management methods, and how these impact upon individual and organizational effectiveness. Define how successful companies utilize Paradoxical Thinking to achieve a competitive advantage.
  • Analyze problems regarding cross functional team building, creating authority, accountability, managing conflict, setting goals, and measuring performance and quality.
  • Managing projects, designing work and managing across functions.
  • Develop and communicate vision, evaluate organizational structures and culture as supportive of organization direction and strategy.
  • Learn how think paradoxically and utilize paradoxical thinking.

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We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 150,000 alumni worldwide.

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Attend class onsite at one of over 20 campus locations across California or in Nevada.

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School of Business and Management

“Our business and management programs equip students with the knowledge and tools needed to lead their organizations and stay competitive in the job marketplace.”
School of Business and Management
Asya W.
Class of 2009