Mgmt I Syllabus Haber Fall 2015 RVO THURS 9-2-15 - MGBU-3222 RVO Management I Fordham University Gabelli Schools of Business Dr Julita Haber Fall 2015

Mgmt I Syllabus Haber Fall 2015 RVO THURS 9-2-15 -...

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MGBU-3222 RVO Management I Fordham University Gabelli Schools of Business Dr. Julita Haber Fall 2015 Thursday 4-5:15pm Room: Dealy 304 Office: Hughes 412 Office Hours: Tue 12-2pm & Thur 2-4pm E-mail: [email protected] Urgent matters: 917-239-4045 Course Overview and Objectives The goal of this course is to help you develop your leadership and career potential. Intelligence and technical skills are certainly likely to be important to your career. However, being an effective leader in any organization will require more than these skills alone – and more than mere “common sense” about people. In this course, you will learn more about how teams and individuals work and what you can do personally to improve your own effectiveness as a teammate, employee, and eventually as a manager. An overarching theme of the course is self-awareness . Mounting evidence suggests that a significant determinant of leadership effectiveness is having an accurate perception of one’s own behavior (e.g., decision-making tendencies, approaches to resolving conflict, motivational effectiveness, etc.). One major objective for the semester, then, is to help you reflect more about your own leadership behaviors – and other people’s perceptions of your behaviors – and then leverage this awareness to further develop. At the end of this course you should have: 1. Greater self-awareness and an initial action plan for how to develop further to set yourself up for greater success at Gabelli and beyond in your career; 2. Greater knowledge about what drives successful teamwork and improved capability to be a team player and leader; 3. Knowledge of some of the major topics and current science related to understanding and managing human behavior (including your own); 4. Greater comfort with and effectiveness in communicating your ideas and analyses of work-related situations (a key component of what successful leaders do on a regular basis). Course Materials Coursepack : The required coursepack is available for purchase online at Note : Once you purchase the coursepack, you will be able to read it online and/or print out one copy of each case . It is my understanding that due to copyright protection, you will only get access to print the document once, so please do not lose it once you print it! I definitely recommend printing and reading in hard copy version so you can make notes on the page to bring to class. 1. Subarctic Survival Situation Participant Booklet: This must be purchased from the RH bookstore prior to the second session of class, and brought to class that day for use in class. Please do not start reading the material prior to class. 2. Video : One of our cases will be depicted through the classic 1957 Sidney Lumet film 12 Angry Men . This film is available to rent from Amazon Instant Video for $2.99.
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