Identifies important leadership concepts used to evaluate critically students’ perceptions about leadership and describe relevant leadership attitudes, behaviors, and skills. Incorporates a variety of experiences including self-assessment, skill development, and small group team activities to strengthen personal and organizational leadership. Integrates course learning, experience, and feedback to assess individual leadership skills and identify personal development needs. 3 credits
- Instructor: Elizabeth Jones
Investigates project management as it applies to the systems development life cycle with an electronic project management tool. Emphasizes resource allocation and sub-project definition. Students will apply theory and principles learned to solutions for practical business problems.
- Instructor: John Towns
The course examines trends and fluctuations in the national and global economy; describes measurements of income and related statistics from the national income accounts, as well as measurements of cost of living and employment; analyzes market interactions among consumers, businesses, government, and the rest of the world; examines the power of monetary and fiscal policies to reduce economic fluctuations; and discusses global interdependences resulting from international trade, foreign investment, balance of payment, and the exchange rates.
- Instructor: Ademar Bechtold
- Instructor: Ryan Schaaf
RIS 602: Quantitative Risk Assessment introduces learners to epistemic and aleatory uncertainty and the most common ways of quantifying and otherwise addressing uncertainty encountered in their work. Methods for expressing uncertainty are introduced, probability concepts and the Monte Carlo process are reviewed and a method for choosing a probability model to represent quantitative uncertainty is presented. Students learn to represent uncertainty using probability distributions. (Requires student version of Palisades @RISK software—a free student version of the software is available with the purchase of the text book.)
- Instructor: Charlie Yoe
- Instructor: Daniel Jenkins