11.1 Leadership

Leadership courses are designated by LEAD.

LEAD 3000 Leadership Fundamentals

will provide a basic introduction to leadership by focusing on what it means to be a good leader. Emphasis in the course will be on the practice of leadership. The course will examine topics such as: the nature of leadership, recognizing leadership traits, developing leadership skills, creating a vision, setting the tone, listening to out-group members, handling conflict, overcoming obstacles, ethics in leadership, and destructive leadership. Attention will be given to helping students to understand and improve their own leadership perception and performance.

LEAD 3006 Special Topics in Leadership

provides the opportunity for students to investigate the concept of Leadership through the lens of current events.

LEAD 3000
LEAD 3007 Leadership Capstone Project

provides the student with an opportunity to reflect on how their personal leadership characteristics have matured through their studies. A multifaceted capstone project assignment will serve as the summative academic and intellectual experience for students.

LEAD 3006
LEAD 4001 Project Management

introduces the student to the interdisciplinary field of project management. The course covers the interpersonal skills necessary to successfully lead or work effectively within a project team as well as providing an overview of certain planning and scheduling tools and techniques necessary for the planning and monitoring of projects.


the former MSTM 4040, TECH 4040

LEAD 4002 Technological Entrepreneurship

surveys technological entrepreneurship via examples of both successful and failed businesses in technological fields. By examining cases of entrepreneurship, this course will examine challenges and opportunities facing technological entrepreneurs.


the former MSTM 4015, TECH 4015

LEAD 4003 Communications and Conflict Management

provides participants with an understanding of the basic principles of conflict resolution, negotiation, and effective communication and interpersonal skills to investigate and solve problems and manage conflicts within the workplace.


MARI 4107


TECH 4120

LEAD 4004 Advanced Technical Communications

enhances the technical communication skills of students. The course content examines technical writing fundamentals; information gathering, analysis, and documentation; proposal preparation; technical document applications; technical report preparation; graphics preparation; and technical presentations. The course will provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop proposals, reports, and presentations for technical projects.


the former MSTM 4060, TECH 4060

LEAD 4005 Structure and Functions of Technology-Based Organizations

focuses on the emergence of technology-based companies and how to implement methods to increase their organizational effectiveness. This course will concentrate on the integration of three basic frameworks which include the study of technological economics and organizational progression, structural configurations and operations, and universal and contemporary approaches to organizational design. In addition, it will examine the challenges of change that face highly dynamic industries: individual and organizational change, technological change, and national and global change.


the former MSTM 4013, TECH 4013

AN = Additional notes.

AR = Attendance requirement as noted.

CH = Credit hours: unless otherwise noted, a course normally has a credit value of 3 credit hours.

CO = Co-requisite(s): course(s) listed must be taken concurrently with or successfully completed prior to the course being described.

CR = Credit restricted: The course being described and the course(s) listed are closely related but not equivalent.  Credit is limited to one of these courses.  Normally, these courses cannot be substituted, one for the other, to satisfy program requirements.

EQ = Equivalent: the course being described and the course(s) listed are equal for credit determination.  Credit is limited to one of these courses.  These courses can be substituted, one for the other, to satisfy program requirements.

LC = Lecture hours per week: lecture hours are 3 per week unless otherwise noted.

LH = Laboratory hours per week.

OR = Other requirements of the course such as tutorials, practical sessions, or seminars.

PR = Prerequisite(s): course(s) listed must be successfully completed prior to commencing the course being described.

UL = Usage limitation(s) as noted.

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