Course: CEF 0378 - Leadership Theory/Leadership Styles/Leadership of Self
First year student-athletes will be introduced to selected, widely recognized, foundational leadership theories. Discussion will focus on identifying leadership skills and developing personal leadership styles. Participants will be confronted with the idea self-leadership and the challenges of team and organizational leadership - Kurt Lewin, Blake Moutin, Transactional vs Transformational Leadership - Develop a fundamental understanding of leadership and the skills manifest in effective leaders. - Demonstrate effective techniques and strategies for articulating a vision. - Demonstrate an understanding of the steps involved in setting goals. - Demonstrate comprehension of the elements and processes involved in decision making. - Discuss the roles of empowering and delegating as effective leadership skills. - Discuss the role of a leader in initiating change and helping others to adjust to change. - Identify their personal leadership orientation and philosophy.