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Business Outdoor Leadership Development (BOLD)
BOLD
CLASS CODE: B 499D CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $25.00
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Use an outdoor or natural setting to provide business students with a true experiential education in order to help them develop increased self assurance, teamwork, problem solving skills, use of judgment, communication, commitment and trust. Course includes demanding physical activities and a 9 day backpacking trip.
TAUGHT: Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Use an outdoor or natural setting to provide business students with a true experiential education in order to help them develop increased self assurance, teamwork, problem solving skills, use of judgment, communication, commitment and trust. Course includes demanding physical activities and a 9 day backpacking trip.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: To learn leadership principles that are applicable to the business world.

To experience being a leader and a follower in real, outdoor situations.

To learn to work for a sustained period in teams to accomplish meaningful, and quite oftren, difficult tasks.

To use the outdoor setting to learn to think more creatively to overcome problems.

To expereince a time away from nmany of the distractions of the modern world to focus on leadership, teamwork, trust building, and our relationship with deity.
REQUIREMENTS: Experiential learning, oral group evaluations, subjective evaluation, group discussions.
PREREQUISITES: Limited enrollment. Student must apply through Department of Business Management Office semester before anticipated enrollment.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003