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MGMT331 - Leading Yourself Foundations

Course Details

Course Code: MGMT331 Course ID: 3783 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course provides the critical elements of analytical and intellectual examination and reflection of certain core issues in the practice of leadership. The purpose of the course is to gain a better understanding of leadership from multiple angles and perspectives. Students will explore the different ways leadership has been defined and studied; similarities and contradictions among current leadership theories and the way leadership has been exercised in business, military, and political contexts.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/28/21 - 06/03/22 06/06/22 - 07/31/22 Spring 2022 Session D 8 Week session
01/25/22 - 07/01/22 07/04/22 - 08/28/22 Summer 2022 Session B 8 Week session
02/22/22 - 07/29/22 08/01/22 - 09/25/22 Summer 2022 Session I 8 Week session
03/29/22 - 09/02/22 09/05/22 - 10/30/22 Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/22 - 09/30/22 10/03/22 - 11/27/22 Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/22 - 11/04/22 11/07/22 - 01/01/23 Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Determine effective leadership traits.
  2. Define a leader's role in an organization
  3. Differentiate between types of leadership styles.
  4. Demonstrate methods leaders utilize to reach organizational goals.
  5. Explain the leader as a manager of emotional intelligence.
  6. Develop an understanding of leadership skills.


In addition to the required course texts the following public domain Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.

Site Name

Website URL/Address

Leadership Today

Book Title:To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit to locate the eReserve by course #.
Author: No Author Specified
Book Title:Leadership in Organizations: Current Issues and Key Trends 2nd Ed. - eBook available via the APUS Online Library.
Publication Info:Routledge Lib
Author:Storey, John
Unit Cost:$175.44
Book Title:New Theory on Leadership Management Science - eBook available via the APUS Online Library
Publication Info:Lib
Author:Bingxin Wu
Unit Cost:$181.74
Book Title:Leadership Psychology: How the Best Leaders Inspire Their People - eBook available via the APUS Online Library
Publication Info:Lib
Author:Cutler, Alan
Unit Cost:$23.69

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.