Course Content and Outcome Guide for CJA 252 Effective Fall 2015
- Course Number:
- CJA 252
- Course Title:
- Innovative Police Leadership
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- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionIntroduces concepts of police leadership and supervision and its impact on high reliability organization. Examines differing managerial styles and collaborative practices as a means of discovering ones own leanings and strengths. Focuses on ideas and suggestions to help improve leadership skills through incremental and positive changes over time. Prerequisites: CJA 251. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion students should be able to:1. Direct and oversee daily police operations using contemporary and innovative leadership skills and techniques.2. Create and improve leadership skills using ones own strengths to render incremental and positive changes over time.3. Supervise and lead in a police agency with the ability to consider risk factors in complex situations in order to help avoid catastrophes.
Course Activities and Design
Activities may include but are not limited to:? Classroom lecture? Guest speakers? Films and videos? Role playing scenarios? Group discussions
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Methods of assessment may include the following: examinations, quizzes, reports, research papers, class participation, role playing feedback, oral presentations and group activities.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
High reliability organizationLeadership stylesAgency collaborationLeadership skills improvementRisk factor consideration