Dec 10, 2019  
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

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USAR 2020 - Applied Leadership II


The course focuses principally on officership, providing an extensive examination of the unique purpose, roles, and obligations of commissioned officers. It includes a detailed look at the origin of the Army’s institutional values and their practical application in decision making and leadership. Students examine the challenges of leading teams in a complex, combat operational environment. The course highlights dimensions of terrain analysis, infantry patrols, and operation orders. Further study of the theoretical basis of the Army Leadership Requirements Model explores the dynamics of adaptive leadership in the context of military operations. This course, more than any before it, draws the various components of values, communications, decision making, and leadership together to focus on a career as a commissioned officer. Upon completion of this course, students should possess a fundamental understanding of both leadership and officership, and demonstrate the ability to apply this understanding in real-world situations.

Credit Hours: 1

Contact, Lecture or Lab Hours: Leadership Laboratories are held every week for two hours and attendance is required. There is additional training conducted on weekends and attendance is mandatory.



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