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IU 470 - Effective Leadership: Success as a Leader

  • 3 credits
  • Online

Effective Leadership is an advanced leadership course based on organizational behavior, systems theory, and leading change in the future. Students examine the power and influence leadership can have in real-world experiences through in-depth examination of critical topics such as power, privilege, equity, and justice. Students also explore impacts of globalization and conflict management. This course is designed for students int their third year and beyond who have an interest in applying their leadership in the future and impacting change in communities and organizations.

Important Information

This course is a required course for the Interdisciplinary Leadership Studies Minor.

To register for this course, you must apply and be accepted to the President’s Leadership Program ( The application for summer opens on February 1 and closes on May 1. Students are accepted on a rolling basis. We encourage interested students to apply sooner than later. For access to the application please email

IU 470 and IU 471 must be taken in the same summer 8-week timeframe.