Georgian College - Course Outline


Term: Summer 2018

Subject Code:
Course Number:
PLA Applicable:
Course Name:
Developing Leadership
Grade Mode:
Post Secondary





Two way equivalent(s):

GED 9212 Developing Leadership
and MNGM 1000 Leadership

Students are advised to retain course outlines for future use in support of applications for employment or transfer of credits

Course Description:

Students explore leadership styles, skills, and trends that contribute to effective leadership. The focus of the course is on the development of leadership skills within a variety of contexts.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

1. Explain leadership styles, practices, knowledge, and skills.
2. Examine various leadership concepts and issues utilizing historical and theoretical perspectives.
3. Explore contemporary leadership from a Canadian and global perspective.
4. Investigate leadership development from a personal perspective.
5. Apply leadership skills in a variety of contexts.

Course Content:

- Historical and theoretical perspectives of leadership
- Leadership styles
- Leadership skills, practices and trends
- Elements of effective leadership


Tests/examinations/assignments must be written/submitted at the time specified. Requests for adjustments to that schedule must be made before the test/exam/assignment date to the faculty member. Failure to do so will result in a mark of “0”, unless an illness/emergency can be proven with appropriate documentation at no cost to the College.

The passing grade for all courses is 50%, or letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) unless otherwise noted below. The passing weighted average for promotion through each semester of a program is 60% and is a requirement to graduate.

Evaluation is comprised of:
Tests 30%
Assignments 70%

Prior Learning Assessment:

This course is eligible for Prior Learning Assessment. If you feel you have acquired equivalent skills and knowledge through life and work experience, you can request an assessment. Contact your program co-ordinator, or the Office of the Registrar.


A student at Georgian College can appeal the following:

  1. a mark on the assignment, test, examination or practical experience;
  2. a final mark for a course or co-op work term;
  3. missing or incorrect assessment information on a grade report and/or transcript

A student cannot appeal a decision regarding whether or not a PLA or Exemption is available for an individual course, nor the method of challenge used.

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