Course: MGT 491. Executive Leadership (3)
Prerequisites: Consent of Instructor; Grade of “C” or higher in MGT 360; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. BUS 302/L is a prerequisite for Business majors. Students will research identified Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Group Vice Presidents and other executives, and the companies and organizations which they lead to determine how these leaders guide their organizations, how they reached their current positions and their roles in developing and enhancing the distinctive value-added of their companies. Students will receive intensive training in preparing for and conducting executive level interviews, and will then be sent to meet with these identified leaders. Following each interview, students will prepare confidential reports on each company, and submit them to the leaders who were interviewed.
Note: Prior to departure on field trips discussion will be made of health and safety information relevant to each field site. Students will be required to complete forms and waivers as required by the CSUN Risk Management department before they may participate in field trips. Students will be responsible for transportation to and from field trip sites and any expenses related to parking and admission