Learn the skills needed to master the traits and tools of an effective leader.
The Effective Leader
Facilitates the development of interpersonal and team skills leaders need to function
effectively. Focus is on the integrated behavioral competencies that organizations
value today; self awareness, communication, collaboration, and relationship-building.
Students will plan and implement new behaviors relevant to individuals who hold leadership
positions, as well as those who informally assume leadership roles as they work with
others to achieve business goals.
Focuses on developing skills relevant to effective written and oral communication
in applied business contexts. Practice skills in technical and commercial writing,
electronic communications, visual/graphic presentation, interviewing and information
gathering, and expository, persuasive, and extemporaneous speaking. Applications are
drawn from corporate summaries and reports, accounting statements and opinions, and
managerial, employment, public relations and marketing communications.
Foundations of Management & Strategy
Designed to provide a basic exploration of organizations in their environments and
provide an introduction to the management process. The foundational tools of planning,
organizing, directing and controlling are examined with an emphasis on the strategic
Managing Complex Organizations
An employee-centered analysis of organizational value creation through the leadership
of human resources. The intersection of organizational theory, behavior, development
and change serves as the context in which students are challenged to develop knowledge,
skills and ability necessary to plan,evaluate, implement and improve human resource
initiatives. Emphasis is placed on critically evaluating multi-dimensional value
creation perspectives. Prerequisite: MANA 5F50
Contact us to begin your application process at UDExecutiveEd@udallas.edu or 972-721-5298.