Organizational Leadership (ORGL)

ORGL 2000. Theories of Leadership, Context and Change. (4 Credits)

Designed to provide a context for the beginning student in the Organizational Leadership major, this course presents a range of theoretical perspectives and a common vocabulary for discussing leadership. It includes an analysis of historical concepts and contemporary theories, focusing on the idea of leadership and the contributions of several disciplines to our understanding of it. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

ORGL 2200. Transforming Managers into Inspired Leaders. (4 Credits)

This course will take an integrative view of the organization’s transformation, detailing which capabilities are most critical to success while providing key references to what defines the roles of leaders and how managers can acquire and develop leadership skills. There will be a focus on how managers are able to creatively innovate, inspire, and engage people to adapt to fast-paced transformation and minimize the risk of failure. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

ORGL 2300. Issues in Human Resource Management. (4 Credits)

An overview of current issues in human resource management in organizations. Topics include: career development, recruitment, retention, training, interviewing, performance appraisal and improvement, employee relation, technology, legal issues, compensation, motivation, ethics, work-life balance. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

ORGL 2500. Change Management and Organizational Culture. (4 Credits)

This course will explore individual and group behavior in organizations. Scholarly perspectives, theoretical frameworks, practitioner methods, and measurement instruments within the field of organizational behavior and change management will be presented. Academic content and skills exercises emphasize the social, psychological, and cultural dynamics and practices influencing individual and group behavior. Key focus areas of the course include theories of organizational behavior, cultural change models, and the leader's role in assessing, facilitating, and achieving change. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

ORGL 2600. Mediation, Negotiation, Alternative Dispute Resolution. (4 Credits)

A review of the history principles and practices of ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution)--including mediation, negotiation, arbitration, conflict resolution--increasingly used in all areas of society (Law, Business, Family). Combines lectures and exercises. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

Attributes: PJCP, PJCR, PJST.

ORGL 2610. Applied Organizational Behavior and Leadership. (4 Credits)

This course is designed for students to understand and apply major theories and research in industrial psychology for use in organizational settings. The course provides an overview of individual, group, and organizational issues related to relationships and performance. The purpose of the course is for students to discover how behavioral and psychological concepts can be applied in business and careers. The course prepares students for leadership positions in business and nonprofit organizations. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

ORGL 2700. Organizational Communication. (4 Credits)

A hands-on review of communication theory and practice in organizations, including writing, oral presentations, and up-down/across communications. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

ORGL 2800. U.N. and Political Leadership. (4 Credits)

Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

Attributes: INST, ISIN, PJCR, PJST.

ORGL 2900. Entrepreneurship. (4 Credits)

A hands-on overview of entrepreneurship today—its history, role in society, theory, and practice. Topics include developing a business plan, market analysis, value position, exit strategy, entrepreneurs, and managing creativity in organizations. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

ORGL 3100. Leading with Emotional Intelligence. (4 Credits)

Leading with emotional intelligence is the capacity for effectively recognizing and managing our own emotions and those of others. It is self-awareness and self-management, social awareness, and social management and other items. The course relates IQ to organizational effectiveness and personal success. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

ORGL 3120. Leading Innovation: Strategies for Growth. (4 Credits)

In this course, students will gain a deeper understanding of why companies need exceptional leaders who can manage both exploiting established businesses and exploring innovative products and services. Through concrete examples, students will learn how to bring products to the right markets in a timely and efficient manner. They will be able to reflect on their own personal development and leadership skills. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

Prerequisite: ORGL 2000.

ORGL 3200. Special Topics Seminar. (4 Credits)

This course will comprise distinct content models that relate to leadership and/or organizational behavior. The selected topics will address contemporary issues in organizational leadership. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

ORGL 4000. Leadership Concepts and Cases. (4 Credits)

This course combines historical examples with vision into the future of organizational development to identify the qualities and responsibilities that will dramatically redefine and improve leadership performance in today's rapidly changing world of work. This course, through case study analysis, will help students identify and understand fundamental shifts in leadership development shifts that are essential if organizations are to grow and prosper. Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

ORGL 4800. Internship. (4 Credits)

Four-credit courses that meet for 150 minutes per week require three additional hours of class preparation per week on the part of the student in lieu of an additional hour of formal instruction.

ORGL 4999. Leadership Tutorial. (1 to 5 Credits)