MSEL-555-81: Leading for Transformation Through RelationshipsJanuary 25, 2021 2021-01-25 20:50
MSEL-555-81: Leading for Transformation Through Relationships
MSEL-555: Leading for Transformation through Relationships
Course Description and Prerequisites
Examine how to cultivate meaningful relationships across an organizational system, from co-workers, to team members, to broader stakeholders. Attention will be given to how to leverage both formal and informal relationships to create positive impact. Dialogic relationships built through collective reflection and active listening will be addressed. Topics include perceptions, motivation, emotional intelligence, building teams, and conflict management.
Student-Centered Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, students will be able to:
- Distinguish the internal and environmental components that comprise and impact interpersonal relationships in organizations
- Explain the dynamics of how groups operate in organizations, including how they solve problems and manage conflict
- Evaluate one’s own role in a group/team setting and reflect on areas of strength and potential growth as a leader
- Experiment with new behaviors to improve one’s own relationships
Textbook(s) and Technology Requirements
There are no required textbooks for this course. Resources will be posted in the ‘Overview and Resources’ page of each module.
Please review the Technology Requirements (Links to an external site.) for Champlain College Online.
- What fosters effective teams?
- Unpacking Perception
- Multicultural Relationships
- Putting the Carrots and Sticks Away: From Motivation to Alignment
- Having a Good Fight: Learning How to Manage Conflict Collaboratively and Generatively
- Building Shared Visions with Diverse Stakeholders
- Resonant Leadership and Emotional Intelligence
- Exploring Your Own Relationship Ecosystem
Methods of Assessment
Your final grade will be determined based on:
|Learning Group Assignments Reflections||30%|
|Final Reflective Paper||15 %|
|Reflective Journal Entries||5%|
|Extra Credit Course Evaluation||1%|
Weekly discussions are an integral part of learning at Champlain College and represent a significant portion of a student’s overall grade. In order to be successful, students should:
- Post a thorough, well-crafted initial response that fully addresses and develops all aspects of the prompt by the due date.
- Engage substantively throughout the discussion period by responding to others with questions or comments that demonstrate interest, build upon the ideas of others, and encourage elaboration.
- Apply and integrate concepts from this course as well as from quality resources including journals, websites, readings from another class, relevant work or life experience, etc.
- Demonstrate attention to style, structure, grammar, etiquette, and proper citation of references to maintain academic integrity.
Discussion grades are determined using the rubric below. The descriptions show what exemplary work looks like for each aspect of an overall discussion.
|Application||Explicitly and thoroughly explains, applies, and integrates a) concepts from this or other courses, b) outside resources or research, c) life experiences, and/or d) processes used to solve problems.||30 pts|
|Critical Thinking||Clearly articulates a desire to a) reflect, b) explore possibility, c) recognize ambiguity, d) question assumptions, and/or e) search for logical relationships among ideas. Selects, analyzes, and synthesizes relevant information to demonstrate original thinking.||30 pts|
|Collaboration||Fosters collaborative learning while a) problem-solving, b) respectfully challenging others, and/or c) expanding thinking through responses and reflection with other learners throughout the week. Builds on classmate and instructor contributions to deepen the conversation.||30 pts|
|Presentation||Demonstrates attention to APA/MLA style and structure, adheres to rules of grammar and etiquette, and properly cites references to literature and course materials.||10 pts|
|Total Points: 100|
Students will be graded according to the specific rubric for each assignment.
Student Resources & Policies
Academic Honesty Policy
Champlain College students are expected to be familiar with and adhere to the College’s policy for Academic Honesty. (Links to an external site.) Academic honesty entails creating original assignments, using your own words, and when using the words and ideas of others, documenting those sources using the method specified in this course. Please consult with your instructor if you are in doubt. Violations of the policy could result in a grade of F on the assignment or in the course as well as dismissal from the College.
CCO Grading Policy (Links to an external site.)
Grading Scale (Links to an external site.)
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|Wed, 13 Jan 2021||Assignment Week 1 Discussion 2 – Team Psychological Safety||due by 23:59|
|Assignment Week 1: Discussion 1 – Introduce Yourself/My Impact||due by 23:59|
|Sun, 17 Jan 2021||Assignment Week 1: Assignment – Learning Team Activity 1: Co-creating a Learning Artifact (Individual Reflection)||due by 23:59|
|Assignment Week 1: Reflective Journal Entry||due by 23:59|
|Wed, 20 Jan 2021||Assignment Week 2: Discussion 1 – Perceptual Error: Deeper Dive and Example||due by 23:59|
|Sun, 24 Jan 2021||Assignment Week 2 Reflective Journal Entry||due by 23:59|
|Assignment Week 2: Assignment – Stereotypes & Bias: Impact on Teams and Leadership||due by 23:59|
|Wed, 27 Jan 2021||Assignment Week 3: Discussion 1 – Managing a Multicultural Team||due by 23:59|
|Sun, 31 Jan 2021||Assignment Week 3: Assignment – Ladder of Inference- Revisited||due by 23:59|
|Assignment Week 3: Reflective Journal Entry||due by 23:59|
|Wed, 3 Feb 2021||Assignment Week 4: Discussion 1 – Motivation and Alignment||due by 23:59|
|Sun, 7 Feb 2021||Assignment Midpoint Course Feedback Survey||due by 23:59|
|Assignment Week 4: Reflective Journal Entry||due by 23:59|
|Wed, 10 Feb 2021||Assignment Week 5: Discussion 1 – Conflict Style Situational Awareness||due by 23:59|
|Sun, 14 Feb 2021||Assignment Week 5: Assignment 1 – Learning Team Activity 2: Conflict Scenarios (Individual Reflection)||due by 23:59|
|Assignment Week 5: Reflective Journal Entry||due by 23:59|
|Wed, 17 Feb 2021||Assignment Week 6: Discussion 2 – Stakeholder Engagement Plan||due by 23:59|
|Sun, 21 Feb 2021||Assignment Week 6: Assignment 1 – Learning Team Activity 3: Creating a Shared Story (Individual Reflection) (Reflection)||due by 23:59|
|Assignment Week 6: Assignment 2 – Stakeholder Analysis||due by 23:59|
|Assignment Week 6: Reflective Journal Entry||due by 23:59|
|Wed, 24 Feb 2021||Assignment Week 7: Discussion – Resonant Leadership||due by 23:59|
|Sun, 28 Feb 2021||Assignment Week 7: Assignment – Case Study: A Himalayan Journey – Team Everest ‘03 With Learning Team Activity||due by 23:59|
|Assignment Week 7: Reflective Journal Entry||due by 23:59|
|Wed, 3 Mar 2021||Assignment Week 8: Discussion 1 – Reflective Wrap-Up||due by 23:59|
|Fri, 5 Mar 2021||Assignment Extra Credit: IDEA Survey Quiz||due by 23:59|
|Assignment Week 8: Assignment – Final Reflective Paper||due by 23:59|
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