EGR 494: Leadership Development for Business with Dennis Strigl

Leadership Development for Business deals with the strategic, organizational and leadership challenges that global corporations face. The course provides students with a unique perspective on leadership vision, and how leaders recognize and capitalize on opportunities. We will focus on how leaders achieve results and make things happen working with and through others. This course presents innovative, practical and field tested methods used by successful business leaders to achieve sustained results. Classes will consist of a mix of classroom lecture, case study discussions and guest speakers.

This course takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:30pm to 2:50pm.

Sample Reading List

"Managers, Can You Hear Me Now?" by Denny Strigl, Frank Swiatek
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing Assignments

Reading assignments: approximately 40 pages per week. Group presentation and written report will account for 25% of the final grade.


  • Mid Term Exam - 25%
  • Final Exam - 25%
  • Papers - 15%
  • Oral Presentation(s) - 10%
  • Class/Precept Participation - 25%

Other Requirements

Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions

There are no prerequisites for this course. Students from all disciplines are welcome.