Course Summary
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Actual Classroom Time: 40 hours (8 hours a day for one week/five days). Pre-Course Assignments: 4 hours Homework Assignments: 3:30 hours
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 Leadership or Management


The course objective is to explore the leadership and management skills necessary to manage and lead a Garrison level Family and MW R Division, their own leadership styles and organization; and apply to 'real-life' challenges. Interact with IMCOM senior leaders and subject matter experts to discover current trends and changing needs in Division level programs and determine the impact on those programs.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Assess leadership and its influence on an organization using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the habits put forth in Goldsmith's 'What Got You Here Won't Get You There' to identify individual strengths and weaknesses
  • Devise a plan to improve personal leadership
  • Develop strategies to leverage personnel, finances, facilities, and other resources to maximize programs and services in an ever-changing environment
  • Use a systems approach to recreation delivery to formulate a vision that promotes buy-in, incorporates customer needs and external trends, and recognizes and mitigates associated risks
  • Analyze current and project future trends in business and develop strategies for programming within Family and MWR

General Topics:

  • Leadership principles
  • Strategic planning
  • Decision making and critical thinking
  • Division specific functional content
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Case Studies
  • Examinations
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Presentations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials

Other offerings from Installation Management Command, G7 Training Division MG Robert M. Joyce School for Family and MWR