Courses Taught by Dani Koel

PUBHLTH380: Leadership And Teamwork: From Personal Growth To Professional Achievement

  • Undergraduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 1 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Dani Koel (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Description: PUBHLTH 380 is an intensive 7-week course that focuses on foundational leadership and teamwork skills to foster both professional and personal growth through the lens of emotional intelligence. Throughout the course, students will gain insights into diverse leadership styles and their effective application in diverse scenarios.
  • Learning Objectives: 1. Identify multiple leadership styles and their applicability. 2. Understand cultural humility and inclusive leadership. 3. Understand the importance of collaboration and teamwork in leadership. 4. Identify common challenges in teamwork and strategies to overcome them. 5. Learn consensus-building and decision-making skills. 6. Develop skills to engage in difficult conversations effectively. 7. Understand the importance of continuous improvement and self-renewal. 8. Define the four key domains of emotional intelligence and its significance in leadership. - Explore self-awareness, including critical self reflection, emotional self-awareness, and accurate self-assessment. - Explore social awareness and reflect on one's social identity and its impact on leadership. - Explore self-management skills, including emotional control, stress management, empathy and listening skills. - Explore relationship management, communication styles, and conflict resolution.