The course brings together theories and insights from a variety of disciplines including engineering, management, psychology, and social science. Increasingly, leaders are being called upon to apply their expertise in collaborative environments that cut across organizational units and inter-organizational boundaries.

Understanding how to design and guide collaborations and apply agile approaches for setting and achieving strategic outcomes is an important skill-set and knowledge-base in the 21st Century economy, defined more by open networks than the rigid hierarchies of the past.

Ed Morrison, Matthew Lynall and Scott Hutcheson are teaching the course, CRN 20518 and CRN 21743.