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Porterville College


Leadership (JSC)

What do great leaders all have in common? They never stop learning. For great leaders, development lasts a lifetime and draws upon surprising sources that exceed far beyond the dayto-day world. The Job Skills Certificate Program in Leadership at Porterville College teaches students about adaptive leadership, strategic innovation, and change management. It also includes timely discussions on creativity, emotional intelligence, and ethical decision-making. Our world needs more great leaders and courageous innovators and what better place to develop your leadership skills than within the safe and encouraging environment found at Porterville College. Whether your interest is in student senate, Associated Students of Porterville College, campus clubs, community-wide involvement, or beyond, Porterville College’s Job Skills Certificate Program in Leadership will be the catalyst to launch you out into the world as a leader.

Program Learning Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge of parliamentary procedures; exhibit ability to effectively communicate ideas and build collaboration; demonstrate knowledge of intrinsic and extrinsic motivations and how these apply to leadership styles; exhibit ability to effectively institutionalize organizational change.

Students must satisfy both of the following requirements in order to earn the Leadership Job Skills Certificate:

1. Completion of 6 semester units in Leadership coursework

2. Earn a letter grade of “C” or higher in each Leadership course

INST P100 - Introduction to Leadership Development 3 units

INST P101 - Beginning Applied Leadership 1 unit

INST P102 - Intermediate Applied Leadership 1 unit

INST P103 - Advanced Applied Leadership 1 unit

Effective Summer 2014