Western International University
Address: 9215 N. Black Canyon Highway Phoenix, AZ 85021 United States
OPE ID code: 2171500
Date Approved: 2003-02-10
Web site: http://www.wintu.edu/
Review: Innovative Leadership
Degree Offered: Master of Arts in Innovative Leadership Format: Campus
Program Description: Western International University established this degree program to prepare students to fill leadership roles in their professions and communities. The increasingly complex and dynamic business environment requires innovative leaders able to function within the diversity of perspectives being shared globally at wireless speeds. The program is built upon the understanding that knowledge can be taught, skills can be acquired, and attitudes can be developed. Innovative leadership techniques related to gathering and communicating information, business intelligence, climate and culture, as well as the impact of leadership styles on different stakeholder groups are highlighted. The importance of ethical character for building the trust needed to practice cross-functional, cross-disciplinary communication, collaboration and teaming both within the organization and with external partners is emphasized.