Transformational Leadership - Leadership in the Changing World of Publishing

REL3900 02
Fall 2016
Oct 28th 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Oct 29th 8:30am - 4:00pm
Permission Not Required
Limited Enrollment
Course Description: 

When Matt Malone was appointed the Editor in Chief of America magazine, he was charged with the task of changing the 106 year old publication from print only to multiple platforms, only one of which is print. This course will explore what it means to identify and maintain the essential identity and tradition of such an organization, working with stakeholders and seeking consensus, during a time of such fundamental transformation. The seminar will be specifically about the world of publishing, but also about leadership in a nationally known and widely admired Roman Catholic organization.  One Credit.

Background Expected: 


Course Requirements: 

Book: Chris Lowney -  Heroic Leadership: Best Practices from a 450 year old company that changed the world

Two essays, which will be distributed to registered students:

Review of Ignation Spirituality #109, by Darmanin, Ignation Spirituialty and Leadership

Matt Malone essay in America magazine

Students are required to complete all reading before the course begins, and to commit to attending all course sessions during these two days.

Basis of Evaluation: 

In addition to full attendance and active participation, a 10 page reflection paper is due two weeks after the completion of the weekend course.