Organizational Behavior

Courses

ORGB 510 Leading in Dynamic Environments 2.0 Credits

To effectively influence others, individuals must understand themselves and how their actions, personality traits, and values affect those around them. As leaders, individuals must also interact well with others and have a foundation of knowledge to draw upon to determine appropriate actions. This course helps students enhance their self-awareness, strengthen their social awareness, and boost their capacity to analyze critical events, make informed decisions, and take appropriate actions as leaders. This course takes a strategic perspective of leadership, examining how leaders at all organizational levels can help promote a sustainable competitive advantage. Topics such as individual differences, building social networks, motivating employees, responding in crisis situations, and ethics are discussed.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ORGB 520 Leading High-Performance Teams 1.0 Credit

Teams are a fundamental structure and building block in organizations. Given the trend towards flatter and matrix types of business structures, teamwork and interpersonal relationships are becoming increasingly important. As a result, in order to be successful in a team based environment, individuals must be able to understand core drivers of team effectiveness as well as how to influence in these types of settings. This course examines these skillsets in terms of team structure, leadership, interpersonal relationships, knowledge exchange, processes, and outcomes. The learning method is experiential whereby individuals will participate in team based activities and then debrief them in order to learn how to effectively engage in and facilitate positive team dynamics in organizations.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ORGB 510 [Min Grade: B]

ORGB 530 Career and Professional Development 1.0 Credit

To be an effective leader and to develop professionally, individuals must understand themselves, exercise self-leadership, and manage their careers and lives effectively. This course helps students develop knowledge and skills in these areas to enhance their professional development and to become effective managers of their careers. Using readings, cases, self-assessments, and discussions, the objective of the course is to provide students with opportunities to understand trends in contemporary organizations and careers, enhance their self-awareness, develop career self-management skills, and apply these skills and perspectives to further their professional development.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ORGB 510 [Min Grade: B] and ORGB 520 [Min Grade: B]

ORGB 625 Leadership and Professional Development 3.0 Credits

This course helps students develop knowledge and skills to enhance their professional development and to become effective leaders. Students will understand trends in contemporary organizations, enhance their self-awareness, and refine their interpersonal skills, and apply these skills to improve their work effectiveness.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ORGB 631 Leading Effective Organizations 3.0 Credits

Prepares students to make informed decisions as leaders in common institutional and environmental contexts. The focus of the contingency-based perspective of this course is to help leaders understand how best to motivate and coordinate employees and to control outcomes in a manner that ensures they fulfill strategic objectives.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ORGB 640 Negotiations for Leaders 3.0 Credits

This course is designed specifically for leaders to enhance their leadership negotiation style. The material is geared toward developing leaders as they deal with the art and science of securing agreements and resolving disputes. The course combines a theoretical understanding of the central concepts of negotiations with learned analytical skills to discover optimal solutions to problems (the science) and good negotiation skills to get these solutions accepted and implemented (the art).

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ORGB I599 Independent Study in ORGB 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ORGB I699 Independent Study in ORGB 0.5-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ORGB I799 Independent Study in ORGB 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ORGB I899 Independent Study in ORGB 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ORGB I999 Independent Study in ORGB 3.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 9 credits

ORGB T580 Special Topics in ORGB 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ORGB T680 Special Topics in ORGB 0.5-9.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ORGB T780 Special Topics in ORGB 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ORGB T880 Special Topics in ORGB 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ORGB T980 Special Topics in ORGB 0.5-9.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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