Jan 31, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MB 6000B - Distributed Leadership for Effective Organizations

1 lecture hours 0 lab hours 1 credits

Course Description
As students continue to develop their leadership style and attributes, this course introduces the role of the leader in a complex organizational setting.  Theories of organization, organization behavior, organization design, and organizational change are presented, and students are oriented toward the process of distributed leadership in complex organizations.  The development of vision and mission, and their communication to all stakeholders is explored.  Common challenges in the leadership of people in organizations are also included. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

Wisconsin Administrator Standards, Learning Outcomes, and Performance Indicators addressed in this course:

  • 2.0         The administrator leads by facilitating the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision of learning that is shared by the school community
  • 4.0         The administrator ensures management of the organization, operations, finance and resources for a safe, efficient and effective learning environment
  • 5.0         The administrator models collaborating with families and community members, responding to diverse community interests and needs, and mobilizing community resources         
  • 6.0         The administrator acts with integrity, fairness, and in an ethical manner
  • 7.0         The administrator understands, responds to, and interacts with a larger political, social, economic, legal and cultural context that affects schooling


Prerequisites by Topic
  •  None

Dr. Kelly Ottman

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