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HSDD 5500: Disability Services Administration

HSDD 5500: Disability Services Administration

The resources in this guide were gathered to support the learning objectives of HSDD 5500.

Course Description


The application of management and leadership theory and research in non-profit and public agencies will be addressed. This course will focus on strategic planning,employee motivation, recruitment, retention, fiscal management, long-term planning, board development and succession planning. In addition,effective communication skills will be addressed and strengthened through interactive exercises with feedback.

Learning Outcomes:

1) Gain knowledge and skills regarding management principles and practices that can be applied to service agencies.
2) Analyze and apply in case studies a working knowledge of factors that influence organizational management in service agencies.
3) Develop an understanding of and practice in exercises and written case study analysis of preferred communication styles of effective leaders.