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courses taught

  • MBAC 6003 - Foundations of Leadership
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Focuses on leadership theories and concepts, including individual and organizational elements in different leadership situations. Explores leadership principles, values, and ethical boundaries, why leaders lose their way and how to avoid derailment. Engages students in developing a leadership brand.
  • MBAX 6500 - Management of Organizational Change
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Explores ways to improve organizations to meet demands of changing environments. Emphasizes theoretical framework and models of organization change, barriers to implementing change and ways to overcome them, and the roles of the change agent and/or consultant.
  • MBAX 6530 - Negotiating and Conflict Management
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Explores and builds skills for conflict management and negotiation problems faced by managers (e.g., dealing with subordinates, peers, superiors, or clients). Content is relevant to all MBA students, especially those interested in management, accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, and marketing.
  • MBAX 6560 - Executive Leadership
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Examines organizational leadership from the executive perspective, including private and public sector firms, and non-profits. Studies how executives lead change and innovation, interact with the top management team, and deal with the board of directors Topics include governance of the firm, strategies for enhancing executive influence, assessing and understanding diverse leadership styles, and the ethics and responsibilities of an executive. Formerly MBAX 6890.
  • MGMT 3010 - Negotiation and Conflict Management
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Provides an opportunity to learn and practice the foundational skills of negotiation and conflict management. This class provides a set of conceptual tools for diagnosing problems and obtaining agreement in difficult situations. Theoretical frameworks from Game Theory get explained and mastered through class simulations. Students will learn to identify and strategically execute a set of options that allow them to obtain their business objectives while building effective and harmonious work relationships. Formerly MGMT 3010.
  • MGMT 3030 - Critical Leadership Skills
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019
    Provides an opportunity to learn about and practice the skills required of all managers. These skills include leadership, negotiation, conducting performance appraisals, delegation, effective communication, interviewing and making hiring decisions, and managing employees with problem behaviors. Objectives include developing self-awareness of strengths and weaknesses as a manager, gaining familiarity with theory-based skills, and developing proficiency in the use of these skills. Formerly MGMT 3030. Degree credit not granted for this course and LEAD 1000.
  • MGMT 4020 - Hiring and Retaining Critical Human Resources
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Allows students the opportunity to practice conducting job analyses and then use this information to develop employee selection and performance appraisal systems. Provides thorough coverage of employers' equal employment opportunity and affirmative action obligations, as well as various approaches to gender, cultural, and ethnic diversity. Formerly MGMT 4020.
  • ORGN 1000 - The Dean's Leadership Forum
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    The Dean's Leadership Forum is a one-hour, invitation-only seminar course aimed at developing young, promising leaders and is part of the School's commitment to Educating Principled, Innovative Leaders Who Drive Value. Focuses on various aspects of real-world leadership and introduces students to CEOs and successful business leaders of all types, with a heavy emphasis on CU alumni.


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