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CJ 310 Leadership & Team-building
Hackbarth, Troy R.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

CJ 310 Leadership & Team-building

Semester

F2B 2009 BL

Faculty

Hackbarth, Troy R.

Office Hours

Utilize Park electronic mail correspond with me outside of class; this is checked daily.

E-Mail

troy.hackbarth@park.edu

Semester Dates

Term: Fall 2/ Session: F2B/ Dates: 19 October-13 December 2009

Class Days

-M-W---

Class Time

7:40 - 10:10 PM

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:

The Leadership Experience
4th edition
Richard L. Daft
ISBN-13: 978-0-324-53968-4
ISBN-10: 0-324-53968-1\
Copyright 2008
 

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Course Description:
CJ 310 Leadership and Team-Building(MLL):This intermediate course examines the principles of leadership and team-building, with application of the principles of real-life situations will be implemented.Exercises to use in building a team will be developed.3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
            

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Examine the basic principles of leadership and team building.
  2. Apply principals of leadership and team building to case studies and/or current issues.
  3. Evaluate American and foreign leaders, using the knowledge gained in the course.
  4. Demonstrate improved written and oral communication skills.


Core Assessment:

Class Assessment:

You will be evaluated on the following items: Midterm and Final examinations, oral presentation of current leadership issues and an oral and written presentation of a leader.
 
The Midterm and Final examinations will test your knowledge of presented course materials. These examinations will be in essay form and be graded upon how the student applies their knowledge of the topic. This will meet the core learning outcome of examining the principles of leadership and team building.
 
The oral presentation of current leadership issues is intended for the student to analyze current leadership issues and apply the principles and theories learned from the classroom in their analysis. The student is required to utilize multiple principles and theories when developing their presentation. This will meet the core learning outcome of oral skills.
 
The oral and written presentation of a leader will be evaluated based on how well the student applies all principles and theories of leadership. This task is not a book report; it is an in depth analysis of what the leader was and how they led and what they are or were by utilizing the principles and theories discussed. The student is also required to submit a written report to fufill this requirement.This will meet the core learning outcome of evaluating leaders and demonstrating oral and written skills.
 

Grading:

Midterm examination: 25%
Final examination: 35%
Oral and written presentation of a leader: 20%
Oral presentation of current leadership issues: 20%
 
100-90= A
89-80=B
79-70=C
69-60=D
59=F

Late Submission of Course Materials:

A deduction of 10% of the grade will be deducted if any material is late.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

1. Be prepared.
2. Respect others opinions.
3. No electronic devices may be utilized within the classroom unless approved by the Academic Director.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

19 October 2009-
Adminstrative issues
Discussion/Lecture: Chapter 1: What does it mean to be a leader? Entire chapter will be discussed.
Homework: Read Chapter 13: Creating vision and strategic direction
 
21 October 2009-
Discussion/Lecture: Chapter 13: Creating vision and strategic direction. Entire chapter will be discussed.
Homework: Read Chapter 15: Leading change
 
26 October 2009-
Discussion/Lecture: Chapter 15: Leading change. Entire chaper will be discussed.
Homework: Read Chapter 12: Leadership power and influence
 
28 October 2009-
Discussion/Lecture: Chapter 12: Leadership power and influence. Entire chapter will be discussed.
Homework: Read Chapter 11: Developing leadership diversity
 
02 November 2009-
Discussion/Lecture: Chapter 11: Developing leadership diversity. Entire chapter will be discussed.
Homework: Read Chapter 4: The leader as an individual
 
04 November 2009-
Discussion/Lecture: Chapter 4: The leader as an individual. Entire chapter will be discussed.
Homework: Read Chapter 5: Leadership mind and heart.
 
09 November 2009-
Discussion/Lecture: Chapter 5: Leadership mind and heart. Entire chapter will be discussed.
Homework: Read Chapter 6: Courage and moral leadership/Prepare for MIDTERM EXAMINATION; Chapter 6 is included in the MIDTERM EXAMINATION
 
11 November 2009-
MIDTERM EXAMINATION
Homework: Read Chapter 9: Leadership communication
 
16 November 2009-
Discussion/Lecture: Chapter 9: Leadership communication. Entire chapter will be discussed.
MIDTERM EXAMINATION REVIEW
Homework: Read Chapter 2: Traits, behaviors, and relationships.
 
18 November 2009-
Discussion/Lecture: Chapter 2: Traits, behaviors, and relationships.
Homework: Read Chapter 7: Follwership
 
23 November 2009-
Discussion/Lecture: Chapter 7: Follwership. Entire chapter will be discussed.
Homework: Read Chapter 3: Contingency approaches
 
25 November 2009-
Discussion/Lecture: Chapter 3: Contingency approaches. Entire chapter will be discussed.
Homework: Read Chapter 14: Shaping culture and values
 
30 November 2009-
Discussion/Lecture: Chapter 14: Shaping culture and values. Entire chapter will be discussed.
Oral presentations of current leadership issues to be presented
Homework: Read Chapter 8: Motivation and empowerment and Chapter 10: Leading teams
 
02 December 2009-
Discussion/Lecture: Chapter 8: Motivation and empowerment and Chapter 10: Leading teams. Both chapters will be fully discussed.
Oral presentations of current leadership issues to be presented.
Homework:
 
07 December 2009-
Oral and written presentations of a leader to be presented
Homework: Prepare for FINAL EXAMINATION
 
09 December 2009-
Oral and written presentations of a leader to be presented
FINAL EXAMINATION
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

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