LEAD 2000/PYC 2620: Exploring Leadership

Leadership:  Don't leave UDM without it!

Most people assume a college education will provide you with knowledge, skills and experience with leadership.  However, unless you make the effort, you could end up with only strong skills in your major area of study.  But, you may not know how to succeed in your chosen profession, or get along with your coworkers, friends and family, or experience the opportunity to make positive social change.

Announcing a course that can teach you leadership!

Gain leadership knowledge in your chosen discipline.  This is "learning to lead and leading to learn," anywhere you want to make a difference!

Leadership 2000/Psychology 2620:
Exploring Leadership: Yourself, Your Profession, and Your Community

Open to students of all majors – No pre-requisite

What do all these movies have in common?

  • Remember the Titans
  • Hoosiers
  • Gandhi
  • Master and Commander
  • Pay It Forward?

A great leader!

You can learn about theories of leadership and your own leadership style by seeing leadership in action on the silver screen.  A good film can be entertaining.  But, it can also teach leadership wisdom.

This course/seminar will involve student discussion, exercises, role plays, structured experiences, and interactive projects as methods of learning about the theories and practices of leadership. Student will learn that leadership is a body of knowledge that can be taught and learned by anyone. “Leadership is a process whereby an individual influences a group to achieve a common goal to accomplish positive change.”

Leadership is a process of visioning, initiating, guiding, and encouraging a group to accomplish positive change.  Everyone has the capacity to engage in leadership!

This course is a requirement of the Leadership Minor and the Emerging Leaders Program Medallion award. The course is taught in the Fall on Tuesdays from 4:00 to 6:30 by Dr. Donald DiPaolo and Winter on Thursdays from 4:00 to 6:30 by Dr. Kathleen Zimmerman-Oster.