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Robert Wilkinson

Lecturer in Public Policy and Leadership

Leadership in any type of organization, whether governmental, non-profit, or private sector, and at any level of authority, requires the effective management of oneself and others. Effective leadership, and decision-making depends heavily on the capacity to work across political and cultural divides and to constructively engage multiple stakeholders.

This course will revolve around the 4P Framework for Personal Leadership Effectiveness, which is intended to equip students with a clear model to engage in difficult leadership situations more effectively.  The 4P framework a set of four domains of personal leadership effectiveness, which are: Perception, Process, People, and Projection. The 4Ps are built on academic literature and incorporate scholarly and practitioner frameworks, which will enhance students’ awareness of important dynamics and challenges in a wide range of leadership situations.  They will provide a number of key principles and practical tools to help you get better outcomes as you continue to enhance your capacity to lead. 

Open to MPP1 students only.