PSY 271 : Global Leadership
This course provides students the opportunity to identify and develop some of the interpersonal competencies and skills that are important for success as a leader in a global workforce. Students assess their global leadership potential and identify strengths and areas in need of improvement. They learn needs assessment and project design skills, problem-solving strategies, and team-building skills and practice them while either serving at a non-profit organization in the community or leading peers on a community service project. Students reflect on their service experience and identify some possible projects for which they could apply their education to address social problems in their communities in the future. Three hours of lecture per week. Gen. Ed. Competencies Met: Ethical Dimensions, Global and Historic Awareness and Multicultural and Social Perspectives.
- Students will gain knowledge about the interpersonal competencies and skills that are important for success as a leader in a global workforce and assess their potential for global leadership.
- Students will gain knowledge about strategies for needs assessment, problem solving, effective team building, and project management skills.
- Students will gain practice in using these strategies and skills in face-to-face class discussions and by either engaging in a service-learning project or taking a leadership role in a community service project