Cross-Sector Collaborative Leadership Minor

The Need

Many societal challenges are complex in nature, with a variety of interdependent causal factors that cannot be addressed independently by public sector, private sector, or non-profit sector organizations working in isolation. Yet, through collaboration across those sectors, significant impact is possible. 

The Goal

The goal of this cross-sector collaborative leadership minor is to prepare graduates to lead and serve effectively in such cross-sector collaborative initiatives. 

Skills Acquired

Students who successfully complete the cross-sector collaborative leadership minor will have gained knowledge and experiences that will enable them to:

  • Understand and apply collaborative leadership across the public, nonprofit and business sectors.
  • Effectively approach and communicate with cross-sector partners.
  • Analyze issues and challenges from the perspectives of all three sectors.
  • Recognize the interconnectedness of all three sectors.
  • Demonstrate cultural understanding.
  • Develop and evaluate cross-sector collaboration initiatives.
  • Apply strategic and project management skills.

Interdisciplinary

This interdisciplinary minor will prepare students to collaboratively address complex cross-sector challenges. Students will develop their leadership skills through developing and leading a collaborative cross-sector project and collaborating with private, nonprofit and public sectors.

Contact

To learn more about the cross-sector collaborative leadership minor, contact:

Dr. Meagan Van Gelder | Cross-Sector Collaborative Leadership Minor Advisor | mvangelder@unomaha.edu | 402.554.3480

 18 credit hours of courses completed with grades of C- or better are required for the minor.

Required Courses
PA/MGMT 3800CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP3
PA 2000LEADERSHIP & ADMINISTRATION3
PA 4960CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP CAPSTONE3
9 hours from one of the below 9
Total Credits18
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) majors are required to take the following three courses (9 credit hours):9
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT FOR NONPROFITS
PUBLIC BUDGETING
PROGRAM PLANNING AND EVALUATION
ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE
STRATEGIC PLANNING
Political Science undergraduate majors and Public Administration undergraduate minors are required to take the following three courses (9 credit hours):9
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
ACCOUNTING BASICS FOR NON-BUSINESS MAJORS
ENTREPRENEURIAL FOUNDATIONS
PROGRAM PLANNING AND EVALUATION
ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE
STRATEGIC PLANNING
Other UNO undergraduate majors are required to take the following three courses (9 credit hours):9
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AND MANAGEMENT
PROGRAM PLANNING AND EVALUATION
ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE
STRATEGIC PLANNING