Metropolitan State University

LAWE 445 : Law Enforcement Leadership: Contemporary Issues

A. Course Description
Credits: 4
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
The course explores contemporary leadership, motivation, teambuilding, change, and working with difficult people, along with the roles and responsibilities of the first line supervisor within a law enforcement agency.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/14/2011 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Analyze supervision and/or leadership strategies regarding working with direct reports.
  2. Appraise the communication process of verbal, non-verbal, and voice intonation on conflict resolution within an organization.
  3. Critically analyze the team work process in achieving organizational goals.
  4. Demonstrate how motivational theory associated with coaching and mentoring applies to employee performance.
  5. Demonstrate written communication skills.
  6. Understand the major conflict s associated to change within an organization.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Prerequisite: Upper division status or instructor's consent.