EGR 494: Leadership Development for Business

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. Please see the Registrar's page for more information.

Sample Reading List

  • Denny Strigl, Frank Swiatek, Managers, Can You Hear Me Now?

See instructor for complete list 


Denny Strigl

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 First Year Undergraduates.

Prerequisites and Restrictions

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

Other Information

Reserved Seats

  • Open to Graduate Students Only 3 (L01)