Leadership (LDR)

LDR 148

BUSINESS PRESENTATION SKILLS--- BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH)

2 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: BUS 120 and 148, or equivalent; SPAN 215 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces oral and written bilingual English and Spanish presentation styles and techniques utilized in business settings such as job interviews, meetings, panel discussions, presentations, and seminars. Develops techniques and methods to create powerful and effective presentations to an individual, group, and/or panel in both English and Spanish. [D; CSU]

LDR 149

BUSINESS PRESENTATION SKILLS

2 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: BUS 120 and 148, or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces oral and written presentation styles and techniques utilized in business settings such as job interviews, meetings, panel discussions, presentations, and seminars. Develops techniques and methods to create powerful and effective presentations to an individual, group, and/or panel. [D; CSU]

LDR 150

LEADERSHIP AND SUPERVISION

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Designed to provide skills in supervision, leadership, and team development. Includes employee motivation, delegation, empowerment, and team facilitation. Emphasis on successful supervisory theories and techniques. Students carry out the task of analyzing a real or hypothetical work team to determine the best strategies to improve the team's effectiveness. [D; CSU]

LDR 151

HUMAN RESOURCES AND LABOR RELATIONS

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Designed to examine successful human resource concepts and techniques utilized by supervisors and managers. Includes selecting the best employees, developing employees' skills, and assisting employees to grow within the organization. Emphasis on the supervisor's responsibilities and interaction with human resources, labor unions, and fair employment practices. [D; CSU]

LDR 152

BUSINESS INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 1 hour

Offered: ALL

Designed to train students to exploit innovation and creativity to promote high productivity throughout an organization. Students will learn how employees are empowered to maximize their creativity and how a variety of supportive strategies are directed throughout an organization. [D; CSU]

LDR 153

WORK AND LIFE BALANCE FOR SUCCESS

2 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Designed to examine causes of stress, analyze time management, and develop strategies to deal with these elements both at home and on the job. Supervisors and employees will gain valuable techniques to become more effective and to create a healthier life style balance. [D; CSU]

LDR 154

COMMUNITY AND COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides a fundamental overview and understanding of collaborative leadership in a civic community context and consensus organizing as a strategic and tactical approach to effective community development.[D; CSU]

LDR 155

STRATEGIC PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Emphasizes strategic planning and sustainability as a requisite to the growth and survival of any institution. Consists of two components: (1) theoretical learning--processes, tools, and techniques of strategic planning; (2) practical application--design, skills, and techniques that make programs sustainable.[D]

LDR 156

MICROFINANCE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMEN T

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Explores and analyzes the key issues associated with microfinance and sustainable development. Addresses such questions as: What is microfinance? What is sustainable development? What role has microfinance played in sustainable development? How has microfinance made a difference in communities? Reviews special microfinance programs in Bangladesh and other areas.[D]

LDR 279

EARLY EDUCATION SERVICE LEARNING IN A GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 6 hours

Offered: ALL

Places students in an integrated, service learning study abroad experience that incorporates critical thinking, practical activities, reflective assignments, team development and leadership, in the context of a global educational environment. Develops strategies for multi-cultural exchanges by examining communication, education, history, values and lifestyles. [D] (Same as: CD 279)

LDR 299

INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Limitation on Enrollment: Eligibility for independent study.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Individual study or research in some area of Leadership of particular interest to the student and not included in regular courses of the college.