Online Leadership Strategies and Applications Certificate

  • Leadership Studies Minor
  • Online Leadership Strategies and Applications Certificate

Description of Certificate

The online Leadership Certificate is offered as a 12-credit hour certificate offered through the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. The Leadership Strategies and Applications Certificate (LSAC) is an intensive online exploration of leadership theory and application designed for non-residential, non-traditional, and professional students seeking accelerated professional development and/or degree completion opportunities.

Courses

LDST 271: Foundations of Adaptive Leadership

LDST 271 introduces students to the study of the leadership process, with an emphasis on applying the Adaptive Leadership paradigm to current systems in which the students are professionally engaged. As this course targets nontraditional, nonresidential and professional students, the discussion forums and active journaling will focus the discussion and analysis on current cases within their professions. Students will also diagnose leadership cases through application of a peer case analysis process. Materials and activities offer opportunities for concept application to students’ professional systems and disciplines. LDST 271 is a pre-requisite for LDST 272;students completing LDST 201 are not eligible for enrollment in LDST 271. LDST 271 and LDST 272 do not fulfill requirements for the Leadership Studies Minor. This course is taught online as an 8-week minimester.

LDST 272: Ethics & Diversity in Leadership Applications

LDST 272 examines in-depth the role of ethics and diversity in effectively engaging in the process of leadership. Students will study theories of ethics and diversity, with course activities and materials designed for application to current systems in which the students are professionally engaged. The role of ethics and diversity are also examined within the lens of practicing Adaptive Leadership and developing the four competencies of managing self, diagnosing the situation, skillfully intervening, and energizing others. As this course targets nontraditional, nonresidential and professional students, the discussion forums and active journaling will focus the discussion and analysis on current cases within their professions. LDST 271 is a pre-requisite for LDST 272. This course is taught online as an 8-week minimester.

LDST 371: Interpersonal Communication in Leadership Applications

Course descriptions coming soon!

LDST 471: Case Studies in Leadership Applications.

Course descriptions coming soon!

More Information

For admission criteria and application information, visit The College Online.


Events

LetWomen: Leadership, Elevation & Transformation for Women

Women’s Leadership Conference
March 11, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
University of Kansas
Capitol Federal Hall
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