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BUS 623 - Building and Leading Exceptional Teams

  • 1 credit

Explores factors that contribute to exceptional organizational teams with an emphasis on effective and ineffective leadership. From the shop floor to the boardroom, organizations are increasingly leveraging teams and place a premium on effective leadership to garner the synergistic benefits that are assumed to accrue from the use of such teams. Examine effective teamwork and leadership and survey current trends and developments in theory and practice.


Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate (GR) OR Professional (PR).

Important Information

This class is offered over 2-days.  You can attend the course 100% virtually and 100% synchronously by registering for the 801 section. You must attend both days from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, MST.


Textbooks and Materials

Please consult the CSU Bookstore for textbook information:


M. Travis Maynard

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Dr. Travis Maynard teaches team effectiveness and leadership classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at CSU where he has been nominated for a variety of teaching awards. In addition to teaching, Travis has also conducted extensive research in the areas of team effectiveness and leadership. He is currently conducting research projects with the U.S. Army and NASA looking at team resilience and adaptation. He has received several research awards for his publications in premier journals. Travis holds a BBA in Accounting from the College of William and Mary, an MBA from the University of Denver Daniels College of Business, and a PhD in Organizational Behavior from the University of Connecticut.