380.883.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 4th Term | 1 Credit(s)
M 4:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Analyze the components of effective leadership strategies used by effective leaders
    • Explore their own leadership styles so as to identify personal strengths and limitations
    • Manage conflict and give effective feedback
    • Practice communication skills associated with leadership
  • Course Description

    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.

  • Intended Audience

    Intended for those at the masters and doctoral levels interested in developing skills that are associated with effective leadership.

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Class attendance and participation. Completion of required readings. Paper based on one-on-one interview with public health leader.

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    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.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: baddison@jhsph.edu, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.