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ADGR 7748 Elements of Competitive Performance (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

High levels of accomplishment in one area of life can inspire greater accomplishment and satisfaction in other areas of life. Course explores theories of excellence, success, motivation, happiness, adult development and aging that help us achieve and compete. Recognizing the extreme competitiveness of today’s business world as exemplified by Steve Jobs and the growing phenomenon of adult participation in athletics, this course uses athletics as a template to see what is possible in all areas of adult life: the positive physical and emotional outcomes of risking and reaching; the impact on overall life balance, personal relationships and professional success; the benefits of increased self-confidence; and the enhanced ability to set goals, focus, manage time, handle stress, compete in other areas of life and set limits. Offers practical suggestions and strategic designs.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Utzschneider

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17