VME 6819: Principles of Leadership in Animal Shelters

Course Description

A survey course to introduce students to core skills relevant to leadership in a shelter setting based on theories from sociology, psychology and organizational science. 

Course Content

Dramatic advances have occurred in the world of animal sheltering and shelter medicine in recent years, and effective leadership is crucial to navigate this change in order to build healthy organizational culture and fulfill its mission. By the end of the course, students will be aware of their strengths as leaders and of areas that they will need additional development. 

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