CODE 1013 NT

Leadership in Community Development

A theoretical and experiential investigation of leadership and group dynamics for professional and voluntary settings. Emphasis is given to the application of theory for effective leadership of groups and organizations within a community development context. This online course does not include the 1.5 lab component.

Instructor: John Colton
Prerequisites: 
Restricted to first-year CODE students
Antirequisite: Credit cannot be obtained for both CODE 1013 and ESST 2003
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace


In this course, you'll explore both the theory and practice of leadership with the goal of becoming a more effective and self-aware leader.

Topics include:

  • Leadership theories and styles
  • Human development, group dynamics, communication
  • Conflict resolution, facilitation, and mediation

As the course progresses, you will begin to examine your own leadership style and start to develop a road map for your journey as a leader.