Upcoming special-edition courses at Wartburg College
ID 315 – Travel South Africa: In Mandela’s Footsteps – May-term 2018 only.
Spend three weeks in the Cape Town, South Africa walking in the footsteps of Madiba and learning about the revolution ending Apartheid. This includes exploring the island where he spent 18 years imprisoned, personally meeting with various social entrepreneurs and Multi-National Corporation leaders changing the social fabric of the country and economy, as well as enjoying Africa’s unique arts, music, food, religion, commerce, plants, animals, TWO oceans, weather and local students just like yourselves – all from a civic leadership perspective.
video clip | tentative itinerary
BA 449 – Organizational Leadership – Fall semester 2017 only.
Ever wondered how students at Harvard study leadership? This is a different type of leadership exploration opportunity that builds onto applied leadership service courses offered by Wartburg College. Using Authentic Leadership workshop principles as a lens, we will uncover various leadership theories, and discuss how your personal life narrative is shaping your emergent authentic style of leadership to effect change in organizations regardless of your assigned title.
BA 377 – Non-Profit Management – Winter semester 2018 only.
This is an action learning course for students interested in getting up and out of the textbook to change the world from the vantage points of various disciplines across campus. Students will run a portion of class session as a makeshift non-profit board of directors to apply non-profit concepts in real-time, with real-stakes via a special service project to have a real-world impact. Specifically during the Winter 2018 semester students will regularly meet with some of the State of Iowa’s most influential non-profit and legislative leaders to help socially engineer a more mission-driven triple bottom-line society by changing State law to include Benefit Corporations.
Traditional survey courses continuously available
BA 353 – Principles of Marketing video clip
BA 345 – Principles of Management
BA 438 – Organizational Behavior and Management
Special undergrad through executive workshops
Leadership in Action: Strategic Decision-Making Under Uncertainty