NXTGN 1001 - A GLOBAL LEADER

I. Seminar Description

This seminar examines the aspect of developing as an effective Global Leader. To accomplish this objective a leader has to understand the importance of:

  1. development of a local to global leader
  2. identity as a global leader
  3. thinking, acting, and influecing as a strategic leader and
  4. leading as a servant, releasing power and control.
II. The Nextgen Global Leaders Program

Vision - through excellence in education, practical application, and a proven developmental process, we strive to produce strategic, adaptive, transformational, servant-hearted global leaders who work in life-changing organizations impacting their communities, countries, regions, and the world. 

III. Program Learning Outcomes (PLO)
  • PLO 1: Demonstrate abilities of a global leader in key functions to lead an organization.
  • PLO 2: Demonstrate growth of scholarship and knowledge in identity of a global leader.
  • PLO 3: Create verbal and written communications to express ideas and concepts clearly and effectively in a consultative environment.
  • PLO 4: Design a consultative project that produces a comprehensive plan for meeting organizational objectives.
  • PLO 5: Evaluate and appraise the applications/communications of global leadership in the context of individualism, teams, and organizations.
IV. Seminar Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  • SLO 1: Examine the need and identity of global leaders in the diverse environment. PLO 1,2
  • SLO 2: Create a strategic leadership process. PLO 3,4
  • SLO 3: Synthesize servant and strategic leadership theory to effect global leadership in meeting organizational objectives. PLO 4,5
  • SLO 4: Design a platform to communicate plans for serving organizations through strategic thinking, Planning, and influencing. PLO 3,4

Seminar Learning Objectives

  1. Assess the theory and practice of leadership and how it applies to global leaders.
  2. Identify the need for a global leader and create a global identity.
  3. Examine and synthesize the process of strategic leadership and measuring results of the plan to demonstrate your ability to see a holistic picture of an organization.
  4. Ability to synthesize knowledge and experiences to identify a need for servant leadership as it pertains to power and control.
  5. Ability to communicate the approach in a clear and concise presentation.
V. Course Schedule and Assignments
Course # Course Title Assessment Seminars Coaching
Nxtgn 1001 A Global Leader Pre-seminar LPI 360 Assessment 4.5 days

Pre-seminar session

During seminar session

Activity Assessment

Typical Student’s Activity

Typical Total hours that Activity

Leadership Practices Inventory 360 Online Assessment (self and at least 5 observers) Read, Review and Complete, Follow up with Observers to ensure all are completed 4 hours
Total 4 hours

Activity Seminar

Standard for Time Calculation

Typical Student’s Activity

Typical Total hours that Activity

Pre- Seminar Reading

The Five Principles of Global Leadership (Clark 2015)

Articles

1 hr for 15 pages read 150 pages 10 hours

Pre- Seminar Reading

The Five Principles of Global Leadership (Clark 2015)

Articles

1 hr for 15 pages read 150 pages 10 hours

Seminar Time:

Class

1 Day = 6 hours Lecturing, Discussions and Team Exercises 24 hours

Journaling

3 journals before, 3 after seminar

1 hr for 2 pages of journal 20 pages 10 hours

Individual Project

Presentation completed 1 month after class

1 hr for 1 polished page 10 pages 10 hours
  Total 54 hours

Activity Coaching

Typical Student’s Activity

Typical Total hours that Activity

After 360 Assessment Coaching Session (Virtually) Reading Assessment Report, Reflection time, Action planning 2 hours
During Seminar 1 Coaching Session Individual Coaching, Journaling and Action Planning 2 hours
Total 4 hours
VI. Course Certificate

The following guidelines will be used to determine the completion of the seminar:

  # of Assignments % of Total Grade
Discussion Forums: Pre-Seminar 3 10%
360 Assessment 1 15%
Seminar - Attendance and Participation 4 60%
Coaching/ Reflection 3 15%
  Total 100%