TOBACCO CONTROL LEADERSHIP Syllabus

410.642.17 | AY 2013-2014 - 1st Term | 2 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

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

    • Assess and influence tobacco control policy development and implementation issues
    • Lead and coordinate the efforts of an interdisciplinary team in identifying and applying best practices in tobacco control
    • Adapt and apply diverse leadership styles to complex public health problem-solving situations
    • Develop leadership capacity in others
  • Course Description

    Through lectures, discussion, and exercises, students develop an understanding of the role of the tobacco control leader in policy development and implementation, and the essential knowledge and skills this role requires. Provides a framework for understanding the process of working effectively with and leading others. Emphasizes the role of the leader in leading change and developing a vision for the future of tobacco control.

  • Intended Audience

    Institute participants and JHSPH students

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Short paper

    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.