Multicultural Leadership

Multicultural Leadership - Diploma

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
BUSN 1000 Foundations of Management
Description
BUSN 1000 This course will provide you with background and theories of supervision and management, and the key skills required to be successful supervisor, manager and entrepreneur. Learn to effectively manage in an ever increasingly diverse workforce. Ease the transition to supervisor or bring yourself up-to-date with todays supervisory/management practices. Study the role and responsibilities of supervisors including planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. Develop new skills in communication, correcting or rewarding performance, and overall management of resources.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1000

3
BUSN 1010 Leadership
Description
BUSN 1010 Learn concepts to become an effective leader in today's global business environment. Determine your leadership style and the implications of that style on work group performance. Incorporate ethics, cooperate mission, vision and culture into a powerful leadership strategy. Enhance your ability to motivate and positively influence others in an increasingly diverse workforce. Model leadership behaviors and inspire, challenge, enable and encourage those around you toward a common purpose.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1010

3
BUSN 1020 Management Effectiveness
Description
BUSN 1020 Learn practical tools to manage time and stress. Develop habits to increase personal productivity and create an individual time management plan. Set priorities, delegate and reduce time wasters and stressors. Explore strategies to improve time utilization in workgroups.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1020

3
BUSN 1030 Financial Management
Description
BUSN 1030 This course provides the non-financial manager/supervisor an understanding of business accounting terms, annual reports, basic accounting cycles, budgeting, cost control, income statements, cash flow analysis and other financial statements. Develop and apply skills in basic accounting principles and concepts to make sound business financial decisions. You will be introduced to financial business plans.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1030

2
BUSN 1040 Organizational Behavior
Description
BUSN 1040 We will review, discuss and analyze some of the things that make an organization of any size and purpose tick. We will examine the ways that systems and values help to make up an organizations culture. We will discuss the ways individuals work inside an organization and ways they influence those around them. And we will consider in detail what this all means in the context of todays call for constant change. The focus of this course will be on application. We will work to understand theories as they can be practiced. We will work with models and tools that have practical application in our many endeavors. Ultimately, success will be judged on each participants ability to make a difference outside the classroom.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1040

3
BUSN 1240 Creativity and Problem Solving
Description
BUSN 1240 Develop the skills and knowledge to cultivate productive work teams. Learn to defuse resistance to change and foster support and involvement in developing a shared vision. Another important focus is to master conflict resolution and negotiation strategies essential for supervisors and others in leadership positions in fostering self managed work teams.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1240

2
BUSN 1300 Multicultural Mentorship I
Description
BUSN 1300 This course explains what multicultural mentoring is and how it can be used as an effective tool to develop individuals, foster teamwork, multicultural understanding and organizational effectiveness and productivity. This course places the student in the role of mentee and mentor. As a mentee, the student will learn how to develop and acquire new skills and abilities through a multicultural mentorship partnership. A mentor/mentee agreement will develop a path to growth opportunities. This course is a Prerequisite for BUSN1310 Multicultural Mentorship II.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1300

2
BUSN 1310 Multicultural Mentorship II
Description
BUSN 1310 This course builds on what multicultural mentoring is and how it can be used as an affective tool to develop individuals, foster teamwork, multicultural understanding and organizational effectiveness and productivity. This course places the student in the role of mentee and mentor. As a mentor, you will utilize skills learned to help their mentee succeed. A mentor/mentee agreement will develop a path to growth opportunities.

Credits: 1

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1310

1
BUSN 1320 Managing Diversity
Description
BUSN 1320 Identify what it takes to become a diversity leader in your organization and community. Learn the complexities of managing in todays diverse workforce. Explore the evolution of diversity from the past, present and future perspectives. Assess personal, group and organizational viewpoints toward diversity and diversity initiatives. Examine the legal aspects related to discrimination, affirmative action, bias and stereotyping in human resource activities. Implore effective communication methods to build relationships and understanding. Utilize the differences, similarities and tensions of individuals and groups into a collaborative and competitive advantage for your organization. Eliminate barriers affecting equal access and professional growth and mobility.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1320

3
BUSN 1330 Leading a Multicultural Workforce
Description
BUSN 1330 Learn how to adapt global and multicultural contexts into traditional leadership theories. Develop assimilation strategies that do not lose the many advantages that diversity offers. Examine the leadership challenges regarding ethics, social responsibility, accountability and training in a multicultural environment. Choose appropriate leadership styles to build teamwork and collaboration. Raise the awareness of the workforce at all levels to leverage the value of diversity.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1330

3
BUSN 1340 International Business
Description
BUSN 1340 Understand the growing influence of globalization on all areas of business. Assess the global business environment which includes trade, outsourcing, off shoring, legal, technological, political and social and ethical perspectives. Learn the affects of cultural contexts in negotiation and management. Explore strategies for international and global business.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1340

3
BUSN 1350 Multicultural Conflict Resolution
Description
BUSN 1350 This course focuses on building multicultural conflict resolution skills needed to improve the workplace relationships by understanding the concept of cultural clashes, practicing conflict management prevention, mastering negotiating skills across cultures, building multicultural communication skills, developing mediation techniques, understanding the conflict management continuum resolving multicultural conflict, and comprehending the Alternative Dispute Resolution progression.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1350

2
Total Core Credits: 30

General Education Courses

Course Title Credits
SPEE 1020 Interpersonal Communication
Description
SPEE 1020 This course focuses on the practical and theoretical concepts of human communications and the styles used in personal, social and professional environments. Students will also acquire skills in critical thinking, perception, listening, emotional communication, verbal and non-verbal expressions and conflict resolution. Meets MnTC Goal 7

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 03/26/1999 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 7

Course Outline: SPEE1020

3
Total General Education Credits: 3
Total Program Credits: 33