Multicultural Leadership

Multicultural Leadership - Diploma

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
SMGT 1001 Foundations of Management
Description
SMGT 1001 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 today's 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: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT1001

3
SMGT 1022 Leadership
Description
SMGT 1022 Learn concepts to become an effective leader in todays global business environment. Determine your leadership style and the implications of that style on workgroup performance. Incorporate ethics, corporate mission, vision and culture into a powerful leadership strategy. Enhance your ability to motivate and positively influence others in a increasingly diverse workforce. Prerequisites: None

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT1022

3
SMGT 1028 Management Effectiveness
Description
SMGT 1028 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 waste's and stressors. Explore strategies to improve time utilization in workgroups.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT1028

3
SMGT 1601 Financial Management
Description
SMGT 1601 This course provides the non-financial manager/supervisor an understanding of business accounting terms, 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. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 08/15/2004 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT1601

2
SMGT 1776 Organizational Behavior
Description
SMGT 1776 We will review, discuss and analyze what makes an organization of any size and purpose, successful. Examine the ways that systems and values help to make up the dynamics of an organization's culture. Discuss the ways individuals work inside an organization and ways they influence those around them. Consider in detail what this all means in the context of today's call for constant change. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT1776

3
SMGT 2105 Managing Diversity
Description
SMGT 2105 Identify what it takes to become a diversity leader in your organization and community. Learn the complexities of managing in today's 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. Prerequisite: None.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT2105

3
SMGT 2110 Leading a Multicultural Workforce
Description
SMGT 2110 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. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT2110

3
SMGT 2115 Multicultural Mentoring I
Description
SMGT 2115 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. Prerequisite: None.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT2115

2
SMGT 2116 Multicultural Mentoring II
Description
SMGT 2116 This course builds on what multicultural mentoring is and how it can be used as an effective tool to develop indiviuals, foster teamwork, multicultural understanding and orgznizational 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. Prerequistes: SMGT2115.

Credits: 1

Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT2116

1
SMGT 2120 Multicultural Conflict Resolution
Description
SMGT 2120 This course focuses on building multicultural resolution skills needed to improve the workplace relationships by understanding the concept of cultural clashes, practicing conflict management prevention, mastering negotiating skills across cultures, buiding multicultural communicational skills, developing mediation techniques, understanding the conflict management continuum reslolving multicultural conflict, and comprehending the Alternative Dispute Resolution progression. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 01/14/2008 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT2120

2
SMGT 2125 International Business
Description
SMGT 2125 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 negotation and management. Explore strategies for international and global business. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT2125

3
SMGT 2130 Creativity and Problem Solving
Description
SMGT 2130 This course will explore the need for and use of creativity and innovation in today's global and multi-cultural business environment. Assess your level of imagination by discovering your creative mind and how you can best put it to work in organizational or personal situations. Learn techniques to solve problems creatively involving teams and anticipating potential areas of conflict. Challenge conventional thinking by learning techniques to improve creativity, group participation and gaining approval and support decisions for successful implementation. Students will study findings of current problem-solving research and apply them to ethical and international problems. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 01/14/2008 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT2130

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