ORG OL602 - Identifying High Performance Leaders: Assessment and Practicum

(Credits: 4)

The skills needed to perform Leadership Assessment are integral to identifying high performance leaders and vital for succession planning.  This course teaches students assessment techniques such as structural behavioral interviewing and qualitative coding and analysis. Students will learn how to use empirically based measures to assess candidates for hire and promotion and inform leadership developmental plans. This course begins with 5 weeks dedicated to learning how to perform a leadership assessment and is followed by 6 weeks/20 hours of supervised practicum where students will assess and then debrief a leader in the field. Students will be supported in this work by attending a weekly virtual seminar. The course culminates with reflections and examination of the success and impacts of their work with the leader to highlight and ground learnings with application.