NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

Bringing Education to You

K-12 Professionals

Leadership Experience

EDUC 600




Instructor: Ronald Weinmann

Grading: Letter

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $375

Course Description:

Master the critical leadership skills and gain the solid understanding of current theory you need to become an effective business teacher in today's Educational Learning Environment with Daft's THE LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE, 5E. This edition more closely connects theory to recent world events, such as the Wall Street meltdown, ethical scandals, and political turmoil. You explore the latest thinking in leadership theory and contemporary practices in organizations throughout the world as you examine emerging topics, such as enhancing emotional intelligence, leading virtual teams, and open innovation. Packed with memorable examples and unique insights into actual leadership decisions, this edition's new full-color visuals reinforce the book's engaging presentation. Proven applications, specifically designed for today's leadership theory and applications course, and a solid foundation grounded in established scholarly research make the topic of leadership come alive throughout this edition.


1.  Learning the Art and Science of Leadership.

2.  Know your Strengths.

3.  Are you ready?

4.  What’s your thinking style?

5.  Assess Your Moral Courage.

6. Empowering students to meet their higher needs.

7. Communicating to persuade and influence.

8. Handling student’s conflict.

9. Leading people who aren’t like you?


The Leadership Experience, 5th ed., Richard L. Daft,  South-Western Cengage Learning. Book can be ordered from Amazon.com

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