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Sunday, June 16th 2019

Leadership in Organizations (MGT475)

Undergraduate Management Degree with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship

Course Description

This course will prepare you to take on the various challenges presented in leadership. Upon completion of this course you will understand what it takes to motivate, empower and inspire others, and what it takes to communicate and negotiate effectively.


  1. Discuss the role of individual difference characteristics in leadership.
  2. Compare and contrast leadership and management.
  3. Define power sources in an organization and its key role in leadership.
  4. Identify ways to motivate, empower, and inspire others.
  5. Describe different models and theories of leadership.
  6. Explain the leadership practices necessary to implement change, including overcoming resistance to change and the importance of vision.
  7. Describe the role culture, diversity and gender can play in leadership. Demonstrate skills in communication, negotiation, leading a meeting, and solving problems in a group environment.

Blue Robbins

I look for three I's in an employee--integrity, industry and intelligence. Of the three, integrity is the most important.
~ Sol Price, SDSU'34
   Price Club


Passionate about entrepreneurship? Want to give an aspiring student or entrepreneur more fuel?

Building the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

The Lavin Entrepreneurship Center at San Diego State University serves SDSU students, entrepreneurs and business leaders through entrepreneurial curriculum, workshops, internships, resources and events. For information browse the Programs section of our website, subscribe to the Lavin Center Calendar and sign up for the Center's Entrepreneurial Fuel Newsletter. Entrepreneur resources such as the Lavin Center resume guide, marketing and business planning tools and more can be found in the Resources section of our site.

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