Metropolitan State University

DBA 755 : Current Topics in Business Leadership

A. Course Description
Credits: 4
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
This course is an integrated multi-disciplinary inquiry seminar of the critical problems facing the pragmatic and academic nature of leadership theory and practice. The broad scope of this course explores the impact of leadership theory, research and practice on individual, group, and organization outcomes. This course focuses on emerging and applied research and theory in leadership.
B. Course Effective Dates: 05/07/2012 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Describe the roles of theory, practice, and research in the leadership discipline.
  2. Gain a pragmatic understanding of the theories, models, and research on leadership as a framework for further research.
  3. Identify and reflect on relevant gaps in academic and practical leadership research.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Prerequisites: Successful completion of all Phase I courses in the DBA Program.