Virtual Global Leadership   [Archived Catalog]
2021-2022 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

MAL 6011 - Virtual Global Leadership

The aim of this course is to explore the theories and methodologies that enhance leadership and management of complex global organizations with distributed and technological workplaces.  Managing global organizations is complex and challenging and involves leading a staffs, teams, project groups, etc. who are not co-located. Global leaders need to build dynamic relationships across and beyond an organization to collaboratively engage with employees, shareholders, suppliers, and customers around the world. Developing innovative global organizational cultures, processes, networks, workplace platforms, etc. require an understanding of organizational communication, sociotechnical systems, knowledge sharing ecologies and virtual teams. This course provides an opportunity for students to explore these areas and to develop new knowledge and skills by learning, experimenting, evaluating and adapting useful methods to envision innovative global organizations with collaborative dispersed workplace environments. 3 credit(s)