Health & Human Services

Allied Health


Leadership Course Descriptions

EMS 5667  Prehospital Care Administration I 3hrs.
This course is designed to help the student increase his/her knowledge concerning the issues regarding prehospital care administration. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to describe cultural and human resources related to EMS, and evolving EMS operations.

EMS 5668  Prehospital Care Administration II 3hrs.
This course is designed to help the student increase his/her knowledge concerning issues regarding prehospital care administration. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to describe EMS financial issues, and management of the changing clinical environment.

EMS 5669  Principles of EMS Systems 3hrs.
This course is designed to help the student increase his/her knowledge concerning the principles of EMS systems. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to describe basic EMS system issues, EMS and trauma systems, medical oversight, EMS administration and operations, and specialty EMS issues and operations.

LED 1448  Introduction to Leadership 3hrs.
The purpose of this course is to provide students with a fundamental knowledge of leadership and leadership styles. This is an introductory course into the leadership realm, and will provide students with a sound working knowledge of leadership principles. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to apply basic leadership principles in daily organizational and personal settings, assess different leadership styles, justify their personal style choice, and compare and contrast leadership and management. 

LED 1449  Organizational Leadership 3hrs.
The purpose of this course is to provide the student with a clear understanding of the importance of human behavior within the organization, as well as differences between leadership and management at the organizational level. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to implement effective leadership and managerial styles to ensure organizational and personal effectiveness.

LED 1450  Human Relations in Organizations 3hrs.
The purpose of this course is to provide the learner with an understanding of the principles of effective interpersonal relationships within the organizational setting. Participants will focus on the importance of healthy relationships between leaders, followers, customers and clients. Upon completion of the course, the student will have the knowledge and tools necessary to build effective and healthy relationships within an organization.

LED 1451  Financial Management 3hrs.
This course is designed to help the student increase his/her knowledge in utilizing financial management as a leadership tool. The course covers the scope and environment of financial management, the valuation of financial assets, investment in long-term assets, capital structure and working-capital management.

LED 1452  Educational Practice and Theory for the Leader 3hrs.
This course is designed to help the student increase his/her knowledge concerning educational theories and practices that would be very useful for anyone in a leadership position.  The course covers student characteristics, learning and instruction, how to create a positive learning environment, and effective assessment strategies.

LED 1453  Management Information Systems 3hrs.
This course will provide an evaluation of different types of hardware and software and their applications in organizations. Emphasis is placed on practical skills, spreadsheet modeling, and practical MIS usage. Participants will learn techniques for developing systems responsive to managerial needs. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to understand and effectively deploy management information systems in the organizational setting. 

LED 1454  Leadership Mentoring 3hrs.
This course is designed to help the student increase his/her knowledge in utilizing the mentoring process to develop future leaders. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to describe the selection of a mentor, the selection of a protégé, and the mentoring process. 

LED 1455  Strategic Leadership 3hrs.
This course is designed to help the student increase his/her knowledge concerning strategic management and leadership theories that would be beneficial to any leader. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to describe strategic leadership, the nature of competitive advantage, business and corporate level strategy, and implementing strategy.

LED 1457 Leading Change 3hrs.
The purpose of this course is to help the student increase his/her knowledge of effective leadership strategies to utilize in change situations.  Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to utilize the eight step change effort to facilitate powerful and large scale organizational change.  

LED 1458 The Leadership Challenge 3hrs.
The purpose of this course is to help the student increase his/her knowledge of the practices of exemplary leadership. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to utilize the five exemplary leadership practices to ensure success.   

LED 1459 Leading Without Power 3hrs.
The purpose of this course is to help the student increase his/her knowledge of how to lead people who don’t report to them, build effective relationships, and influence others. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to appropriately utilize the influence model to help complete their goals in an organizational setting.