Public and Non-Profit Management and Leadership

Spring 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > MPAD.5030 > 061

Course No: MPAD.5030-061; SIS Class Nbr: 14156; SIS Term: 3330
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course offers students an overview of the practical and theoretical foundations of managing, planning, and leadership within public and community-serving organizations. Topics and issues explored through the course include the role of professional managers within the public sector, the process of executive decision-making, employee incentives and motivation, conflict management, performance measurement, ethical challenges faced by managers, workplace diversity, strategic planning, and power dynamics. Course activities will include weekly critical readings and case studies, as well as individual and group problem-solving exercises.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Core Codes: ENSC, PUBLIC ADM
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Aaron Smith-Walter
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Spring: Jan 16 to Mar 31
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1755 | Pay as little as $ 446.25/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.P.A. in Public Administration

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