Course Summary
Credit Type:
ACE Course Number:
Organization Course Number:
Business 302
24 weeks (48 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 Introduction to Leadership


The course objective is for students to explore and evaluate the role of leadership in the business environment. This course provides students with an understanding of the leadership roles, characteristics of a leader, and leadership styles. This course aligns leadership theories and practices within an organization and in a global business environment.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Analyze business leadership management methods, styles and strategies utilized in effective business leadership
  • Assess leadership practices, controls, communication skills and decision-making skills
  • Identify the relationship between business leadership and management in business
  • Describe how leaders resolve workplace conflict in a business setting
  • Identify the ethical, legal, and social responsibilities in leadership management
  • Understand and evaluate the characteristics and the role of leadership in the business environment
  • Evaluate leadership in international and culturally diverse business environments

General Course Topics:

  • Basics of leadership in the workplace
  • Leadership styles and traits
  • Leadership and management functions
  • Effective leadership and leadership theories
  • Decision-making in leadership and business
  • Communication in leadership
  • Ethical, social and legal responsibilities of leadership
  • Leading work groups and teams
  • Managing conflict and conflict resolution
  • International business leadership
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes
  • Written Papers

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials