This interdisciplinary certificate is designed to provide the knowledge, skills, abilities, perceptions, and experiential learning opportunities appropriate for any student interested in supervising or leading individuals from different countries or preparing for international work assignments. Students who complete the International Leadership Certificate will develop the tools necessary to understand the broad-based concepts associated with leadership in a variety of individual, organizational, and community settings in an ever changing, pluralistic, global society.Requirements (21.0 total credit hours)
Core Requirements (I): 15.0 credit hours
English W131, Communication R110. Candidates for this certificate are required to be formally admitted by the IUPUI Office of Admissions, but are not required to be a student in the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology. Credit (up to 9.0 credit hours) will be given for applicable courses taken at other colleges and universities. Credits earned while completing this certificate may be subsequently applied toward electives or core requirements for the B.S. degree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision (OLS). Please notify OLS if you are interested in earning this certificate – students must meet with an advisor to complete the required paperwork or declare their intent to pursue the certificate after completion of OLS 32700.Curriculum
Students are required to successfully complete the following courses in order to earn the Certificate in International Leadership (LDRSPCRT) with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Students must earn a grade of C (2.0) or higher in all OLS course requirements.
|OLS 25200||Human Behavior in Orgs.||3.0|
|OLS 32700*||Leadership: Global Workforce||3.0|
|OLS 32800*||Principles of International Mangmt.||3.0|
|OLS 45400*||Gender and Diversity in Management||3.0|
|Any Foreign Language||3.0 – 6.0|
|Any Approved Int. Experience||(SEE OLS ADVISOR)||3.0 – 6.0|
|Any International Internship||(SEE OLS ADVISOR)||3.0 – 6.0|
Total Credit hours: 21.0Course Descriptions
OLS 25200 Human Behavior in Organizations (3 cr.) Studies the bases of human relations and organization of individual and group behavior. Special emphasis is placed on typical supervisory relationships.
OLS 32700* Leadership for a Global Workforce (3 cr.) Variety of organizational leadership issues including expatriate assignments, international business strategies and their culture and managerial implications, and a review of business and management practices around the world.
OLS 32800* Principles of International Management (3 cr.) This course is a survey of issues relating to international management and international enterprise. The goal is to help students understand the principles and practices involved in managing across national boundaries so that they can be more effective leaders and managers – both domestically and internationally.
OLS 45400* Gender & Diversity in Management (3 cr.) Supervisors need to learn to recognize cultural diversity, learn to value and respect fundamental differences, and find common ground on which to build relationships of trust and mutual respect with diverse employees. This course will introduce awareness-based training to increase self-awareness on diversity issues such as stereotyping and cross-cultural differences and how to communicate and respond to differences in the workplace.
Organizational Leadership and Supervision
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