Leadership and Organizational Theories in Schools
This course will provide an analysis of the various leadership and organizational theories with a major focus on situational decision-making and its effects. The course explores and tests (through required field-based clinical activities) leadership skills and strategies necessary for effective school leadership. The student engages in an in-depth review of the literature relevant to effective organizational change and analysis as a foundation for the development of change strategies. Students will identify issues affecting the school; leadership and organizational theory will frame the discussion of the issues.
- Identify various concepts of leadership behaviors
- Understand the importance of attitude
- Explore the power of changing what you do Leading by example
- Learn how to lead individuals to make things happen