Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2010/2011
Canadian Excellence

Leadership Program

Program Co-ordinators - Leadership: Dr. Rosemary McGowan, PhD, (Fall Term), and Dr. Lamine Diallo, PhD, ext. 5723 (Winter Term), ldiallo@wlu.ca

The Honours BA program and minor in Leadership are only available at the Brantford Campus.

The Honours BA Leadership program, combined with contemporary studies focuses on the interdisciplinary problems facing our leaders and our organizations. It explores, from a liberal arts perspective, a range of historical and emerging contemporary resources relevant to these challenges. Graduates will find themselves well equipped to understand organizations and leadership, and well prepared for leadership positions in a wide range of organizations.

Leadership and Human Resources Management

Students in the Honours Leadership program may specialize in human resources management through an articulation agreement with Conestoga College. Under this agreement, students who have completed the required 100-level and 200-level OL courses with a minimum GPA of 5.0 in these courses will be eligible to enroll in the post degree/post diploma program in Human Resources Management at Conestoga College. If these students complete these courses with an average of 70% or better, they will receive 4.0 senior OL credits including credit for the following courses: OL250, OL260, OL311 and OL312; 1.0 senior miscellaneous credits and the requirement to complete an online course will be waived.

 
OL Course Notes

The following OL courses are only available at the Brantford Campus.

 
Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
OL140 Historical Profiles of Leadership 0.5
OL224 Organizational Leadership [1] 0.5
OL233 Introduction to Social Science Research Methods [2] 0.5
OL250 The Legal Context of Organizations 0.5
OL260 Organizations and Social Change 0.5
OL265 Forms of Economic Organization 0.5
OL266 Economic Globalization [3] 0.5
OL270 Occupations and Professions 0.5
OL300 Ethics and Organizational Responsibility [4] 0.5
OL301 Development Theories, Strategies and Issues [5] 0.5
OL310 Organizational Strategy [6] 0.5
OL311 Teams in Organizations [7] 0.5
OL312 Human Aspects of Organizations [8] 0.5
OL313 Public Speaking [9] 0.5
OL315 Evaluation Research [10] 0.5
OL320 Leaders and Organizations; Contemporary Case Studies [11] 0.5
OL325 Non-Governmental Organizations [12] 0.5
OL327 Understanding International Organizations [13] 0.5
OL330 The Political Philosophy of Leadership [14] 0.5
OL334 Social Science Research Methods II [15] 0.5
OL335 Qualitative Research in Leadership and Organizations [16] 0.5
OL340 Leadership, Organizational Culture and Change [17] 0.5
OL350 Multicultural Competence [18] 0.5
OL365 Influence, Persuasion and Negotiation [19] 0.5
OL370 Power and Governance in Organizations [20] 0.5
OL380 Directed Studies 0.5
OL410 Co-operative Organizations 0.5
OL430 Advanced Topics in Leadership 0.5
OL480 Project Management Practicum [21] 1.0
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

  1. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: OL224 Cross-listed with CT224; effective September 1, 2010.

  2. Senate Revision May 12, 2010: OL233 Description and prerequisite revised; cross-listed with CC233; effective September 1, 2010.

    Editorial Revision February 11, 2011: OL233 Exclusion added; effective September 1, 2010.

  3. Senate Revision January 19, 2010: OL266 Cross-listed with CT266; effective September 1, 2010.

  4. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: OL300 Prerequisite CT224 Cross-listed with OL224; effective September 1, 2010.

  5. Senate Revision January 19, 2010: OL301 cross-listed with HR301; description and prerequisite change and CT266 Cross-listed with OL266; effective September 1, 2010.

    Senate Revision March 4, 2010: OL301 Prerequisite CT224 Cross-listed with OL224; effective September 1, 2010.

  6. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: OL310 Prerequisite CT224 Cross-listed with OL224; effective September 1, 2010.
    Senate Revisions May 12, 2010
    : OL310 Prerequisite OL233 Cross-listed with CC233; effective September 1, 2010. 

  7. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: OL311 Prerequisite CT224 Cross-listed with OL224; effective September 1, 2010.
    Senate Revisions May 12, 2010
    : OL311 Prerequisite OL233 Cross-listed with CC233; effective September 1, 2010. 

  8. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: OL312 Prerequisite CT224 Cross-listed with OL224; effective September 1, 2010.
    Senate Revisions May 12, 2010
    : OL312 Prerequisite OL233 Cross-listed with CC233; effective September 1, 2010.  

  9. Senate Revisions March 4, 2010: OL313 Cross-listed with JN313; effective September 1, 2010.

  10. Senate Revisions March 4, 2010: OL315 Cross-listed with CT315 and CC315; effective September 1, 2010.

  11. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: OL320 Prerequisite CT224 Cross-listed with OL224; effective September 1, 2010.

  12. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: OL325 Prerequisite CT224 Cross-listed with OL224; effective September 1, 2010.

  13. Senate Revision January 19, 2010: OL327 - CT260 Cross-listed with HR260; effective September 1, 2010.
    Senate Revision March 4, 2010
    : OL327 Prerequisite CT224 Cross-listed with OL224; effective September 1, 2010.

  14. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: OL330 Prerequisite CT224 Cross-listed with OL224; effective September 1, 2010.

  15. Senate Revisions May 12, 2010: OL233 Cross-listed with CC233; effective September 1, 2010. 

  16. Senate Revisions May 12, 2010: OL233 Cross-listed with CC233; effective September 1, 2010. 

  17. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: OL340 Prerequisite CT224 Cross-listed with OL224; effective September 1, 2010.
    Senate Revisions May 12, 2010
    : OL340 Prerequisite OL233 Cross-listed with CC233; effective September 1, 2010.  

  18. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: OL350 Cross-listed with HR350; Prerequisite CT224 cross-listed with OL224; effective September 1, 2010.

  19. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: OL365 Prerequisite CT224 Cross-listed with OL224; effective September 1, 2010.

  20. Senate Revision March 4, 2010: OL370 Prerequisite CT224 Cross-listed with OL224; effective September 1, 2010.

  21. Senate Revision May 12, 2010: OL480 Description and prerequisite revised; OL233 cross-listed with CC233; effective September 1, 2010.