LESSONS IN LEADERSHIP: APPLICATIONS FOR POPULATION, FAMILY AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH I Syllabus
Course Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Have an understanding of the components of effective leadership and strategies used by effective leaders
- Explore their own leadership styles so as to identify personal strengths and limitations
- Develop skills in managing conflict and giving effective feedback
- Learn and apply communication skills associated with leadership
Focuses on instruments and tools that assess leadership styles, strengths and weaknesses. Explores communication strategies used by effective leaders and interview public health leaders to identify how they approach their work. Opportunity to read studies in leadership.
Additional Faculty Notes:
This seminar is intended for those at the master’s and doctoral levels interested in developing skills that are associated with effective public health leadership. Learners will have the opportunity to read studies in leadership; learn about instruments and tools that help assess leadership styles, strengths and weaknesses, explore communication strategies used by effective leaders and interview public health leaders to identify how they approach their work.
Intended AudienceIntended for those at the masters and doctoral levels interested in developing skills that are associated with effective leadership.
Methods of Assessment
Students will be graded on one assignment per term, class attendance and participation. While students will receive feedback and a grade for each term’s assignment, a single grade for the course will be awarded at the end of 4th term and applied to each of the 4 terms of the course. You must commit to all 4 terms of the course to receive any credit.
Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.
Academic Ethics Code
Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.
Contact Information(from old syllabus)
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