Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: CSL                                     Course Number: 220                                    
Course Title: Leadership Skills
Subject: Counseling
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course will focus on developing leadership skills. Students will learn effective interpersonal techniques for conducting group meetings including conflict management skills and parliamentary procedure. The course will focus on the impact of ethnic, racial, and gender issues in groups and organizations and their effect on leadership. Several class sessions will involve experiences which will explore facilitative leadership styles, impediments to effective communication, self-awareness, and listening for hidden agendas. Video tape equipment will be used to give students the opportunity to learn how their behavior affects others.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 and sophomore standing or above.
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: