Course Detail
Course Components:
Meets with ELP 6510. Higher education environments pose unique challenges for leaders and managers. This course will explore the organization and governance of higher education institutions to help students understand the environment in which leaders make decisions, navigate political situations, and motivate for organizational improvement through change efforts. The course will cover organizational theory, decision making models and theories of organizational change, focusing how these theories can be applied to the unique environment of higher education. Students will be encouraged to apply knowledge and concepts to practice through a variety of projects and hands-on learning activities. The course will also focus on how leaders in higher education can manage in a way that supports social justice, specifically the access and success of higher education to students and professionals who have typically been excluded from or marginalized within higher education institutions. Students enrolled in 7510 will be held to a higher standard and may be assigned additional coursework.