Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

BUS 213 - Leadership

Course Description

This course presents both theoretical and practical aspects of leadership functions needed to develop an effective and productive workforce. The major thrust of the course is student growth through reflection. Exercises introduce practical aspects of leadership in an organization.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Differentiate between leadership and management.
Demonstrate why leadership is important to companies and countries.
Identify important leadership characteristics and behaviors.
Explain the difference between an effective and an ineffective leader.
Discuss how a leader attains goals through followers.
Compare and contrast power and influence and why they are important.
Analyze the leadership process in a framework of exercises and self-reflection.
Articulate and examine leadership skills, values and behaviors.
Illustrate how teams help leaders attain their goals.
Describe how leaders are able to influence and motivate team members.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3


Course Prerequisites: (ENG 050, REA 050) or ENG 099 or REA 075 test scores