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2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSCI403 Police Management and Leadership (3 cr.)

This course examines police leadership and management practices. It introduces selected management and leadership models and theories. This course also looks at the difference between management and leadership, formal and informal leadership, and the impact of effective leadership/management practices on police organizational environments.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Distinguish the difference between police leadership and management.
  2. Examine the importance of police departments’ organizational mission, visions, and values.
  3. Analyze select police management theories and models.
  4. Identify effective police leadership and management practices relative to employee performance and motivation.
  5. Discuss the importance of both formal and informal leadership roles.
  6. Analyze the impact of effective leadership in developing ethical police organizational cultures.

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