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SPHS510 - Ethical and Leadership Principles of Health and Wellness Management

Course Details

Course Code: SPHS510 Course ID: 4721 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course investigates methods, principles, leadership skills, and ethical decision-making responsibilities of professionals in the field of health and wellness. Readings, interactive tools, discussions, and independent activities provide students opportunities to equip themselves with skills in management, communication, team building, and personal and professional growth. Students apply these skills by taking on ethical and leadership opportunities that shape health and wellness principles and practice. This course provides practical tools they can use to approach leadership roles and ethical decisions that are implicit within health and wellness management. (Prerequisite: SPHS501)





Prerequisites

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze the major components of leadership roles in health and wellness.
  2. Examine the evolution of various leadership theories of health and wellness management.
  3. Analyze ethically driven decision-making strategies for effective personal and professional growth.
  4. Analyze strategies for effective problem solving in the workforce.
  5. Prepare a personal leadership plan for a health and wellness management setting.
NameGrade %
Forum 35.00 %
Introductions 4.38 %
Forum 2 4.38 %
Forum 3 4.38 %
Forum 4 4.38 %
Forum 5 4.38 %
Forum 6 4.38 %
Forum 7 4.38 %
Forum 8 4.38 %
Assignments 40.00 %
Assignment 1: Defining Myself as a Leader 13.33 %
Assignment 2: Decision Making and Ethics 13.33 %
Assignment 3: Leadership Theories and Styles 13.33 %
Personal Leadership Plan (PLP) 25.00 %
Personal Leadership Plan (PLP) 25.00 %

Required Text(s), Reading, and Resources

Required Readings:

E-Book From EBSCO- APUS Library

Forster, N. (2005). Maximum Performance: A Practical Guide to Leading and Managing People at Work

E-Book from Books 24x7 APUS Library

McMillan, R.C. (2014). The Next Gen Leader-The Complete Summary. Soundview Executive Summaries © 2014

E-Book From EBSCO-APUS Library

Mendonca, M., & Kanungo, R.N. (2007). Ethical Leadership

E-Book from Books 24x7 APUS library

Miller, M. (2013). The Heart of Leadership: Becoming a Leader People Want to Follow

Berrett-Koehler Publishers © 2013 (145 pages) Citation

ISBN:9781609949600

E-Book From Books 24x7 APUS library

Scisco, P.,McCauley, C.D., Leslie, J.B., & Elsey, R. (2014). Change Now! Five Steps to Better Leadership

Center for Creative Leadership © 2014

E-Book from Books 24x7 APUS library

Tracy, B.,& Chee, P. (2013). 12 Disciplines of Leadership Excellence: How Leaders Achieve Sustainable High Performance. McGraw-Hill © 2013 (240 pages) Citation

ISBN:9780071809467

Maxwell’s Definition of Leadership: http://www.success.com/videos/john-c-maxwell-defines-leadership

Ethical Excerpt: http://leadershipnow.com/leadershop/3229-0excerpt.html

John Maxwell Blog: http://www.johnmaxwell.com/blog/

Ethical leadership: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jackzenger/2012/06/20/ethics-in-leadership-the-8-rules-to-protect-corporate-power/

The 21 Indispensable qualities of A Leader Audiobook:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6uckzWOeYE

Maxwell, J.C. (2010). The 21Qualities of a Leader:Maxwell Summary. Retrieved from:www.summary.com

PDF

Leadership Qualities:

http://www.healthguidance.org/entry/10489/1/Be-a-Good-Leader--Leadership-Qualities.html

Leadership Fitness: http://ezinearticles.com/?The-Four-Dynamic-Qualities-of-Leadership-Fitness&id=1014547

Who Moved My Cheese? Audiobook: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxKtCooMG5A

The 5 Levels of Leadership:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPwXeg8ThWI

Leadership Vs. Management:

http://www.leadership-tools.com/leadership-versus-management.html

Lere, J.C.,& Gaumnitz,B. (2007).Changing behavior Code of ethics. The American Journal of Business. Vol.22, No.2 (PDF)

ACSM-Code of Ethics example: http://www.acsm.org/join-acsm/membership-resources/code-of-ethics

Decision Making Steps: http://www.corporatewellnessmagazine.com/issue-22/features-issue-22/5-steps-to-good-decision-making/

Decision Making and Problem Solving: http://kalyan-city.blogspot.com/2010/06/decision-making-process-in-management.html

How to define an ethical Dilemma in the workforce: http://www.ehow.com/how_7449346_define-ethical-dilemma-business.html

The Decision Making Process: http://smallbusiness.chron.com/steps-decisionmaking-process-manager-10601.html

Halvorson, H.G. (2014). Get Your Team to Do What It Says. Harvard Business Review, 2014. (PDF)

Laws of Teamwork: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAib9JJJJDs

Covey, S.R.(1992). The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. Simon & Schuster (PDF-Circle of influence/Concern)

John Wooden: The Difference between winning and succeeding

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MM-psvqiG8

Leadership Styles:

Leadership vs. Management

Bureaucratic Leadership

Autocratic

http://www.fastcompany.com/1838481/6-leadership-styles-and-when-you-should-use-them

Laissez-Faire

http://managementstudyguide.com/leadership-styles.htm

Fielders contingency model

http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/fiedler.htm

Transformational

Transactional

http://www.brighthub.com/office/home/articles/83132.aspx

Charismatic

http://changingminds.org/disciplines/leadership/styles/charismatic_leadership.htm

Situational

http://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/what-is-situational-leadership-theories-styles-definition.html#lesson

McComb, W. (2014).Transformation Is an Era, Not an Event. Harvard Business Review 2014. (PDF)

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Summary Audiobook: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6uckzWOeYE

Full version of 7 Habits Live:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPuuNcWkjTc

Al-Araki, M. (2013). SWOT analysis revisited through PEAK-framework. Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Ststems. 25 (2013) 615-625. DOI 1o.3233/IFS-120668. IOS Press. (PDF)

Cleveland Clinic (2008). Example of a Personal Leadership SWOT Analysis. PDF

Personal SWOT- http://www.expertprogrammanagement.com/2011/03/personal-swot-analysis/

What is a personal Leadership Plan/How to create one: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/leadership-development-plan.html

The Importance of Leadership Development:

http://www.buzzle.com/articles/the-importance-of-leadership-development.html

Leadership Development Plan Template: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/leadership-development-plan-template.html

Personal Leadership Plan Steps: http://www.academia.edu/1094948/Create_Your_Personal_Leadership_Development_Plan_Here

Additional Resources:

In the Course Materials folder there are additional course articles, and up to date APA handouts. This course requires students to utilize the Sports Business Research Network (SBRnet) and the Sports Marketing Quarterly (SMQ) located in the APUS Online Library.

Websites

In addition to the required course texts the following public domain Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.

Site Name

Website URL/Address

APA style formatting guide

http://owl.english.purdue.edu

Developing a Thesis Statement

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/545/01/

NCHN Blog

http://www.nchn.org/blog.html

Wellness Blog

http://blog.wellworksforyou.com/blog/

Book Title:There are no required books for this course.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.