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College Catalog: Business and Management: Leadership

Program: Leadership
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-212-13
Length: Twenty Four (24) credit hours*
Designed for full-time and part-time students.
Lead Faculty: Joe Edenfield

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information: Please see www.pdc.edu/future-students/gainful-employment/ to access gainful employment information for this program.

Purpose: This program is designed to develop and enhance the knowledge and practical skills necessary for persuading, influencing, and inspiring others toward positive organizational change. Instruction focuses on ethical decision-making, personal negotiation strategies, conflict resolution, and effective communication techniques. Participants will develop personal strategies to enhance their ability to be leaders in their chosen field, whatever it may be.

Occupational Objectives: To meet current and future needs in order to prepare participants to work as coaches, coordinators, teachers, civic leaders, entrepreneurs, counselors, politicians, and business persons in non-profit, civic, and religious organizations, education, law enforcement, government and commercial enterprises.

Admission Requirements: Students must meet the general admissions requirements established by the College.

Leadership (221-212-13)
Required Courses and Credits
AST 205 Business Communications 3
BUS 111 Principles of Supervision I 3
BUS 117 Leadership Development 3
BUS 200 Principles of Management 3
BUS 201 Organizational Behavior 3
BUS 205 Human Resource Management 3
BUS 236 Communications in Management 3
SOC 201 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total Program Credits 24
*For students wishing to continue their education all courses in this program can be used towards the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degrees in General Business Management and/or Marketing Management.