A survey course to introduce students to management skills applicable in an animal shelter setting.
Effective management in sheltering means much more than being compassionate. With the advances in the field of animal sheltering and shelter medicine in recent years, it is inevitable that change will occur. By the end of the course, students will be equipped with different management tools to navigate the changes in this rapidly progressive field, to understand organizational dynamics and how to implement decisions and initiatives to “get things done.”
- Course Lead Instructor: Dr. Louiza Chan, BVSc(Hons), MBA, Grad.Cert (Shelter Med)
- Course Number: VME 68xx (TBD)
- Semester Credit Hours: 3
- Term: Fall (starting Fall 2021)
- Syllabus: Syllabus
- Course Pre-Requisites/Co-Requisites: This course is best taken after VME 6819 Principles of Leadership in Animal Shelters.