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Bronx Community College

Business Management and Organizational Leadership Career Prep

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Overview / Abstract:

Today’s managers need to be equipped with the right skills to deal with the growing number of challenges facing them, including dealing with the competition, coping with ethical dilemmas, identifying and hiring talent, managing diversity, building sustainability, and adapting to the latest technology. This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of management, with a focus on the characteristics of successful managers, manager development, and the importance of critical thinking in management. Using a theoretical approach, this course will encourage students to define effective management and identify the strategies necessary to be successful business managers. Upon completion of this course, students will be fully prepared to begin working as business managers.

Offering a straightforward introduction to the basic principles of leadership, this course provides students with practical strategies for becoming more effective leaders in organizational settings and in their own lives. Using leadership theory and practical activities, this course will provide a comprehensive overview of the basics of leadership in an understandable, student-centered format. Each section of this course will focus on a fundamental aspect of leadership, discuss how it can be applied in real leadership situations, and provide relevant profiles of leaders. The course will utilize applied activities such as case studies, self-assessment questionnaires, observational exercises, and reflection and action worksheets to help the student further explore leadership concepts and real-world applications.

Organizational and Behavioral Leadership Objectives:

Define leadership and explain the evolution of the concept of leadership
Identify the different traits of leaders
Describe how to engage people’s strengths through the leadership process
Define the three types of leadership: the authoritarian, democratic, and laissez-faire styles, and develop an individual leadership style and philosophy
Describe the strategies used to attend to both tasks and relationships as part of the leadership process
Describe the importance of developing leadership skills, and identify common leadership skills that improve effectiveness
Describe the process of developing a workable vision within any context of leadership
Identify the strategies used to establish a constructive climate, manage conflict, and overcome obstacles


Oct 02, 2020


Office Management , Property Management , Business & Management , Customer Service , Sales





Credits / Hours

310 Hours / 12 Months / Self-Paced

Keywords / Search Terms

Bronx Community College

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