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Leadership in Multicultural Teams for Successful Project Management

Students will explore the role of leadership in a global context.

Terms Offered

Winter 2023

Winter 2024

Registration Deadline: 01/02/2024

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Course Details

Designed for scholars and practitioners who work in a global context. Applying a critical lens of leadership approaches, this three-week course develops your leadership skills in contributing to the success of project implementation. By working with an association in Burkina Faso, West Africa, students will engage in applied leadership training and reflect on the impact of their leadership approach on the potential success of a project. This is a Global Classrooms course, developed in partnership with the Office of International Affairs (OIA) to provide virtual opportunities for global engagement.

Number of credits: 3

How You Will Learn and Work

This is a Global Classrooms Connections Course. Class meets online Tuesday evening Jan 2nd and Thursdays Jan 4th, 11th, and 18th 5:00 - 8:00 pm. There will be weekly international partner virtual team meetings scheduled by students (times flexible).

Cultural Connection

Burkina Faso

General Education Credits



College of Education

Prerequisites & Restrictions

This course is open to undergraduate students by permission only.  Undergraduate students should obtain permission from their academic department and the course instructors before registering for the course. 

Faculty Highlight

Anne Spear

Faculty Highlight

Cameron Busacca

Tuition & Scholarship

Course costs should be calculated based on the university‚Äôs standard tuition and fees for undergraduate students and graduate students.

Students enrolled in winter and summer Global Classrooms courses may be eligible for the International Education Scholarship.

Cancellation and Refunds

Global Classrooms courses follow UMD's Schedule Adjustment policies. 

Questions & Contact Info

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