Developing People and Organizations
This track is aimed at preparing students to be successful, strategic and impactful professionals who are able to work effectively through others.
The program offers insight into:
- human and organizational relationships;
- enhances the capacity for sound analytical judgment; and
- encourages the ability to see the "big picture" as it relates to an organization and its environment.
Coursework focuses on applied action grounded in theory, and embraces principles applicable to administrative issues in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.
The courses enable students to enhance their knowledge and skills in the areas of:
- leadership development,
- group dynamics,
- organizational change,
- management of conflict,
- succession planning,
- training and
- adult learning theory.
Paths to completion
|As a Concentration or Graduate Certificate||As a Masters|
|Four core courses (12 credit hours):
||Seven core courses (21 credit hours):|
|LEAD510 must be taken prior to enrolling in Developing People and Organizations concentration courses. Take 4 courses from the following list:||LEAD500||Intro. to Organizational Leadership|
|LEAD511||Facilitating Culture and Process Change in Organizations||LEAD510||Organizational Communication|
|LEAD512||Forms of Diversity in Organizations||LEAD530||Individual & Group Processes in Organizations|
|LEAD513||Media and Technology in Organizations||LEAD540||Strategic & Financial Decision-Making in Organizations|
|LEAD531||Developing the Human Side of Organizations||LEAD550||Organizational Research|
|LEAD532||Program Design for Training and Development||LEAD560||Legal and Ethical Issues in Organizations|
|LEAD533||Conflict and Crisis Resolution in Organizations||LEAD598||Project Seminar in Organizational Leadership (Taken in last semester of study)|
|LEAD534||Team Effectiveness and Creativity|
|Plus one elective (3 credit hours):||Plus one elective (3 credit hours if required):|
|Elective is selected with permission of the program advisor. May come from list above.||LEAD570||Guided Field Experience in Organizational Leadership|
|LEAD512||Forms of Diversity|
|LEAD513||Media & Technology in Organizations|
|LEAD533||Conflict Resolution in Organizations|
|Core Courses in Organizational Leadership|