PRACTICAL LEADERSHIP

  • Program: Career Development Services
  • Course: Practical Leadership
  • Course #: CCDS1600
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

In life and work, a common challenge is how to bring together a group of people to complete projects that advance the mission of the organization. This course will introduce students to the practical skills of leadership that are fundamental to successfully meeting this common challenge. These skills include communication, goal setting, collecting and analyzing of relevant data, budgeting, team building, conflict resolution, and mentoring.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Explain various viewpoints on leadership
Use SWOT Analysis
Establish organization mission and values statement
Evaluate the role of surveys in leadership
Analyze data
Set concrete goals
Create a budget needed to achieve goals
Evaluate the strengths of different work styles
Explain strategies for building a team
Explain conflict resolution strategies

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 and Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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