ESD.801 Leadership Development

Fall 2002

Photo of student belaying on ropes course.
Students build teamwork in an Outward Bound offsite. (Image courtesy of Melissa Manolis.)

Course Highlights

Students work in a team environment to develop five core leadership capabilities: Visioning, Analyzing, Relating, Inventing and Enabling. In addition, students participate in a negotiation simulation, improve communication skills and learn about cross-cultural negotiation.

Course Description

Presents basic concepts in group dynamics and leadership. A structured set of outdoor experiences complements classroom activities. Restricted to entering students in the Technology and Policy Program.

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Prof. Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

Course Meeting Times

Three sessions at varying intervals
3 to 7.5 hours / session