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MLS 201 - Army Leadership Dynamics II

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Continuation of MLS 200 . Foundations of tactical leadership strategies and styles. Includes challenges of leading tactical teams in the operational environment; dynamics of adaptive leadership in military operations; and development of individual leadership styles. Also includes self-awareness, communications, and team building skills.

Prerequisite(s): MLS 200  with a C or better.
Information: Course offered in cooperation with the University of Arizona. Field trip may be required to Ft. Huachuca, AZ. Prerequisite may be waived with consent of instructor.


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain the use of ethics in the decision-making process.
  2. Associate officership with the duties and responsibilities of an Army Officer.
  3. Build confidence and develop basic leadership and military skills.
  4. Explain the situational, transformation, and adaptive leadership theories and their relationship to the Army Leadership Requirements Model.
  5. Illustrate dimensions of transformation and situational leadership.
  6. Demonstrate proficiency in land navigation and orienteering.
  7. Demonstrate basic rifle marksmanship skills and employ weapon safety.

Outline:
  1. Overview and Organizations
    1. Platoon
    2. Company
    3. Brigade
    4. Division
  2. Army on the Battlefield
    1. Army values
    2. Ethics in decision-making
  3. Officership
    1. Army Threat Awareness and Reporting Program
    2. Threat levels and Force Protection Conditions
    3. National Terrorism Advisory System
  4. Leadership
    1. Leadership styles
    2. Personal leadership approach
    3. Leadership Development Program (LDP) process of evaluating behavior
  5. Leadership Activities
    1. Rappelling
    2. Weapon Familiarization
    3. Land navigation
    4. Field Training exercise
  6. Tactics and Techniques
    1. Operations Order - five-paragraph format
    2. Squad, platoon, and patrol plan
    3. Characteristics of defense


Effective Term:
Fall 2013



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