MAPL 611

Political and Advocacy Leadership

4 Graduate credits
Effective January 12, 2015 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

MAPL 611 is a required core course in the Master of Advocacy and Political Leadership (MAPL) Program. The course provides the knowledge and skills needed to help advocates strengthen their abilities to lead wisely, ethically and effectively in political and community settings. It provides an interdisciplinary framework to explore the principles of power and leadership, and features effective leaders from Minnesota and other states discussing their principles of leadership.

Learning outcomes


  • What it means to be a leader
  • Moral Leadership
  • Leadership and Authority
  • Courage and Leadership
  • Group Dynamics and Decision-making
  • Creativity and Reality
  • Listening and Communication
  • Inspiration and Creativity