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Course Listing

ORGL 3000 Understanding Organizations

Contemporary workplaces are complex and continually evolving. In order to be effective members and leaders, we must understand the factors that contribute to organizational complexity. This course provides an overview of classical and emerging perspectives regarding organizational theory.

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ORGL 3010 Understanding Leadership

What does it take to make a successful leader? This course introduces you to leadership models, with a focus on contemporary leadership styles. Topics include effective and dysfunctional leader behaviors, ethics and values, and personal mission and vision statements.

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ORGL 3030 Organizational Communication

The ability to communicate effectively is vital to professional success. Learn effective communication behaviors and skills for contemporary organizations. Students engage in interactive exercises and the practical application of theory in written, oral and presentational forms.

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ORGL 3050 Financial Management

Discover how leaders’ decision-making affects the financial health and long-term outcomes of their organizations. Attain financial literacy by learning how to read balance sheets and financial statements. Gain a broad understanding of the basic concepts and rules of financial reporting for organizations.

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ORGL 4010 Leading Teams

Contemporary organizations require individuals to collaborate on teams, a prized skill that is vital to organizational and personal success. Learn how to identify and develop effective individual and team behaviors in this experiential course, where students apply knowledge and research on groups, teams, and their development.

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ORGL 4020 Leading Organizational Change

Today’s organizations must constantly adapt to ongoing economic, technological, and business needs. Discover the factors that drive organizational change, focusing on topics that include organizational culture and structure, change communication, and change resistance.

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ORGL 4030 Diversity in Organizations

Organizational leaders must be adept at managing the issues and opportunities that arise from differences. Explore workplace diversity topics such as age, abilities, beliefs, ethnicity, gender, race, and sexual orientation. Learn how workplace diversity can provide organizations with opportunities for greater creativity, innovation, and inclusion.

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ORGL 4040 Human Resource Leadership

Planning and management of human resources is critical to the long-term vitality of any organization. Gain a deeper understanding of the human resources function through an examination of workforce and employment issues, including compensation and performance appraisal systems, hiring and training processes, equal employment opportunities, job design and analysis, and more.

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ORGL 4050 Organizational Law

Leaders must understand how business and industry regulations affect the running of contemporary organizations. Through an exploration of legal topics related to profit/nonprofit and public/private sector enterprises, you will gain a foundational understanding of organizational law.

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ORGL 4900 Leadership Capstone Course

In this capstone course, you will reflect upon and integrate the practical organizational and leadership skills you have learned throughout the program and apply them to the real world, developing a multi-faceted plan to deal with a significant organizational problem.

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