Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World (Links to an external site.), This is the link https://hbr.org/2016/03/the-most-important-leadership-competencies-according-to-leaders-around-the-world; and watch The “Last Lecture” by Randy Pausch (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7zzQpvoYcQ&feature=youtu.be ) video.
In The Last Lecture video, Randy Pausch informs his audience about his health situation and then goes into sharing his childhood dreams that he was able to achieve. Through his lecture, he is able to demonstrate the leadership competencies commonly identified among leaders from around the world.
In a PowerPoint presentation,
- Analyze eight key leadership competencies observed in The Last Lecture
- Identify how these competencies relate to various leadership styles.
- Determine how these leadership competencies apply to organizational success.
The Last Lecture PowerPoint presentation
- Must be 10 slides in length (not including title and references slides) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s How to Make a PowerPoint Presentation (https://writingcenter.uagc.edu/how-make-powerpoint-presentation) resource.
- Must include a separate title slide with the following:
- Title of project (Markis’s Last Lecture Powerpoint Presentation)
- Student’s name (Markis’ Edwards)
- Course name and number (BUS 621)
- Instructor’s name (Dr. Salvatore Ferraro)
- Date submitted (January 25, 2021)
- For further assistance with the formatting and the title page, refer to APA Formatting for Word 2013 (https://writingcenter.uagc.edu/apa-formatting-microsoft-word ).
- Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic Voice (https://writingcenter.uagc.edu/academic-voice) resource for additional guidance.
- Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your presentation.
- For assistance on writing Introductions & Conclusions (https://writingcenter.uagc.edu/introductions-conclusions) as well as Writing a Thesis Statement (https://writingcenter.uagc.edu/writing-a-thesis), refer to the Ashford Writing Center resources.
- Must use at least four scholarly sources in addition to the course texts. Northouse, P. G. (2018). Leadership: Theory and practice (8th ed.). Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu
- This text is a ConstellationTM course digital materials (CDM) title.https://content.ashford.edu/books/Northouse.2016.18.1 (that’s one course text); The other course text is Oedekoven, O. O., Lavrenz, J., & Robbins, D. (2018). Leadership essentials: Practical and proven approaches in leadership and supervision. Retrieved from https://ashford.instructure.com
- The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types.
- Must document any information used from sources in APA style ONLY as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s Citing Within Your Paper (https://writingcenter.uagc.edu/apa-citing-within-your-paper) guide.
- Must include a separate references slide that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. See the Formatting Your References List (https://writingcenter.uagc.edu/format-your-reference-list) resource in the Ashford Writing Center for specifications.