AERO.3010 Air Force Leadership Studies (Formerly 29.301)

Id: 004434 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3

Description

Emphasizing the individual as a leader/manager in a Fortune 500/Air Force setting. The individual motivational and behavioral processes, leadership, communication, and group dynamics are covered to provide a foundation for the development of the professional skills needed by Air Force officers and middle managers. The basic managerial processes involving decision making, utilization of analytic aids in planning, organizing, and controlling in a changing environment are emphasized as necessary professional concepts. Organizational and personal values, management of forces in change, organizational power, politics, and managerial strategy and tactics are discussed within the context of the military organization. Actual Air Force and corporate case studies are used to enhance the learning and communication processes.