The business leaders of tomorrow are those managers who encourage innovation and move with the ups and downs of the global business environment. Will you be one of them?
Nothing stays the same for long in today’s global business world, and for those who know how to plan for and manage change, that’s a very good thing. Prepare yourself to lead your organization as it grows.
This program will give you an in-depth understanding of effective organizational operations and supervision in dynamic business environments. You’ll learn how to identify opportunities for positive change, encourage innovation, create and implement strategic plans for growth, and effectively manage staff as your company evolves.
This program consists of four graduate online courses for a total of 12 credit hours.
The course emphasizes human behavior theories and organization development theories, including concepts and processes related to management of self, teams, and the organization. Topics include personality, emotions, ethics, learning, motivation, conflict, negotiation, leadership, and followership. These topics are supported through expectations of scholarly writing requirements including library resources and APA Guidelines.
This course is designed for the practicing professional, and focuses on internal and external communications practices and strategies within and beyond organizational settings. Students consider communication styles, interpersonal communication skills, business and professional writing, presentation, and communication in various formats, including electronic communication. Students cannot receive credit for both MGT535 and ORG536.
This course is an examination of the managerial and leadership responsibilities related to employee career management as well as personal and professional growth. Students explore strategies for training and staff development in order to better understand the importance of deploying human resources, developing core competencies, and promoting a learning culture to better compete in a competitive economy. This course also explores the changing educational, demographic, economic, and societal factors that impact recruitment, and students develop a comprehensive and innovative strategy to recruit the most talented applicants in the workplace.
This practical and applied course introduces students to fundamental and advanced aspects of product development. The course addresses the challenges of idea development and evaluation for commercial feasibility, building a business case, and design/development of products and services, as well as the requirements and demands of commercialization.
* ORG521 will be taken by students whose core contains MGT500.
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