2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Sep 22, 2023  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HSEM 360 Leadership in HSEM (5 credits)

Prerequisite Current enrollment in the Bachelor of Applied Science in Homeland Security Emergency Management program.

Course Description
This course provides an introduction to leadership and organizational theory emphasizing principles and techniques of leadership and supervision including meta-leadership.

Student Outcomes
1.0 Describe basic leadership styles and the effective use of each style given individual capabilities and situations.
1.1 Develop and articulate one’s own philosophy of leadership.
1.2 Identify how leadership styles may be affected by crisis and non-crisis situations.

2.0 Compare and contrast motivation theories and describe how apply leadership theories to motivate self and others.
2.1 Describe the role of situational leadership in motivating emergency management personnel.

3.0 Identify and assess complex relationships among and between organizations with competing interests.
3.1 Describe the impact of mutually interdependent activities on the development of policy, strategic planning, fiscal management, and dispute resolution.
3.2 Engage in group processes that apply strategic planning principles to real world scenarios.

4.0 Describe a change management model using data sets and metrics that support the process for planning, communicating, and implementing change.
4.1 Demonstrate a range of skills addressing conflict management, use of power, group dynamics, leadership and influence.
4.2 Describe causes of team dysfunction and develop a plan to mitigate team dysfunction in the workplace.

5.0 Review and discuss various decision-making models and articulate the implications of these models for emergency management.

6.0 Demonstrate how effective leadership impacts an organizations ability to coordinate across jurisdictions, agencies, public, non-profit, and private sectors to enhance the ability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards using the Whole Community approach.

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