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EDAD 559 Collaborative Leadership and Team-Building

Content: The term "collaborative leadership" describes an emerging body of theory and management practice that is focused on the leadership skills needed to deliver results across organizational boundaries. This course focuses on the intensification of leadership as a means to increase engagement with the organization. Collaborative leadership styles and techniques will be analyzed, compared, and tested in different contexts to determine their efficacy and applicability to educational settings. Diagnosing school cultures, developing alliances, creating networks to promote healthy schools, and managing the enduring dilemmas of time and accountability will be explored and evaluated. The art of collaboration will be modeled and practiced.
Prerequisites: None.
Credits: 2 semester hours.