Student Programs and Global Leadership Courses
Global Leadership Passport Program
What is the GL Passport Program?
A unique opportunity to develop global leadership skills and a global mindset by participating in our GLLab Assessment Center and by taking advantage of SJSU’s global and cross-cultural courses and activities. When students earn a minimum of 14 stamps, they are issued a virtual GLAC Passport and letter describing the program’s requirements and benefits to prospective employers.
How to Enter the Program: Attend a Global Leadership Gateway Workshop or register as usual for BUS165A. Gateway Workshops, offered each semester, will be announced on this webpage and in the GLAC office in the Business Tower 050.
Who Can Apply?
All SJSU undergraduate and graduate students
Eligible Courses and Organizations
Various courses, clubs, organizations and programs are eligible of credit toward a GL Passport Program stamp. Supporting Courses for Passport lists SJSU courses andInternational Organizations and Programs.pdf list organizations and programs that can earn stamps in the GL Passport Program.
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Interdisciplinary Global Leadership & Innovation Minor
San Jose State offers a new uniqueGlobal Leadership & Innovation minor that prepares students to be innovative leaders in domestic and global settings.
Global Leadership Courses
BUS165A Global Leadership
This course, designed for students who want to prepare themselves for global work, provides a basic introduction to global leadership and its development. Its primary objective is teaching students to work effectively with people from various cultures. The content and skills taught in this course are very important given today's global economy and diverse work force. Students are assessed and receive personal feedback on global leadership knowledge, attitudes and behaviors. Taught experientially, the course involves hands-on projects and behavioral tests that assess students' leadership progress. This is a management elective as well as a required course for the Interdisciplinary Global Leadership & Innovation minor. This class also allows students to participate in the Global Passport Program. All majors welcome.
BUS262A Global Leadership and Innovation
This graduate course provides an in-depth study of global leadership and its development. It prepares students to work effectively in a complex global economy with people from various cultures. The leadership skills taught in this course are very important given today's global problems. The course utilizes modules from the GLLab and functions like an assessment center. Students receive a battery of assessments as well as personal feedback and coaching on global leadership knowledge, attitudes and competencies. The innovation aspect of the course addresses the way global leaders foster innovation and global change. Taught experientially, the course involves hands-on projects and behavioral tests that demonstrate students' leadership progress and ability to innovate.
BUS 262B Global Leadership Development
Graduate students from various disciplines are selected and trained to facilitate GLLab simulations and exercises. In addition to improving their own global leader skills, they become more adept at listening, observing, giving feedback, and coaching others. Associates develop projects that improve the GLLab and work closely with GLAC faculty.