The course is designed to provide in depth analysis and excite critical investigation of both the theory and the practice of effective leadership. After a short introduction, the course will introduce the major leadership concepts. Then the module will focus on characteristics of individual leaders that are important to positive leadership outcomes. The course will continue by addressing strategic thinking and the importance of a progressive leader developing strategic-thinking skills. Next we will explore the connection between the leader and the followers and will introduce concepts of leading others and leading teams. Finally the module will examine the importance of leadership as manifest in the design of organizations and their systems and of leadership in managing change. At the end of this module, students will have learned to make a difference as managerial leaders.