Ghs 1000 Ghs 299
Duration: 2 hours weekly for 8 weeks
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
• Examine theories and research regarding administrative, leadership and management practices
• Analyze the dynamics of power and influence in organizations and develop skills to empower themselves, team members, and constituents.
• Integrate skills for professional growth, development and self-care with regard to leadership practice and administrative supervision.
• Apply organizational development competencies (such as designing a basic organizational structure, governance and board of directors, program development, evaluation, strategic planning, resource development, budgeting and fiscal management, and personnel management) and planning within the context of a mission driven administration.
• Incorporate Human Resources principles and the Law into the process of hiring, appraisal, supervision, evaluation and termination with the protection they provide and their limitations
• Identify and analyze current best practices in administration and management from organizational, systemic, and global perspectives
• Understand the impact of administration styles on organization culture and environment.
• Appraise organizational policies and practices in relationship to employee performance, retention, morale, and commitment to diverse populations, including Sexual Orientation, Age, Mental and Physical Abilities, Gender, Ethnicity, Class, Culture, Spiritual/Religious Beliefs, Language and other key dimensions of diversity.
This program is designed to prepare all participants to provide foundational leadership and administrative services. At a time in which most individuals, communities and organizations face enormous adaptive pressures, leadership competencies are critical to enable individuals and organizations to work together and strive. In this class, students will have the opportunity to learn and apply theories of leadership, management and neuroscience, clarifying the complex relationship among key concepts such as – leadership, leadership management, power, authority, influence, negotiation, and decision-making– establishing various theoretical frameworks for leadership practice. Additionally, participants will also learn about basic organizational structure, program development, budgets, program evaluation, governance and personnel management. During each module, participants should be prepared to fulfill leadership roles in simulations, role-plays, demonstrations, and critical issue discussions related to the weekly topics, readings, and assignments.
FORMAT AND TIMING
Individual Course: This program contains a series of tasks and assignments you are required to work through on your own but with supervision.
Platform: Log In details will be communicated personally
Module 1: Theories & Concepts of Leadership
• Nature of Leadership
• Management vs. Administration
Module 2: Design to digital
This module focuses on User centered design and Data visualization as a means to track and give purpose to data and also find new ways in using design and date to promote positive societal change.
Module 3: Applied research and societal change
This module discusses the dynamic emerging media & communications and its importance and impact on the society.
Module 4: Research for Data Driven Transformation
• Data for society
• Societal transformations
• Data Analytics
• Data Visualization
• Big Data
Module 5: Developers for Data Driven Transformation
• Data Science
• Urban Analytics
Module 6: Designers for Data Driven Transformation
• User Centered Design
• UX Design
• UI Design
Module 8: Networking Principles
This module is designed to emphasize on the need for socialization, group and interpersonal relations out of the work environment in the bid to acquire future partnerships and liaisons. Certificates would also be awarded as a sign of appreciation to students who successfully completed the program.