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MPA 605. Topics in Leading Public and Nonprofit Organizations

Credits: 1
Department: Political Science
Description: Opportunities and challenges (ethics, benchmarking, information management and data practices, advocacy and lobbying, supervision, conflict management, data analysis, public presentation, mediation) facing public and nonprofit leaders. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 3 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Students will critically analyze and apply knowledge of a contemporary issue, e.g., accountability, ethics, organizational culture, decision making tools, to management and leadership of public and nonprofit organizations.
2. Students will apply knowledge of personal, professional and organizational barriers to implementation of contemporary issues of management and leadership to public and nonprofit organizations.
3. Students will explain and demonstrate knowledge of how to access implementation of management and leadership tools and techniques to contemporary issues facing public and nonprofit organizations.

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