Organizational Leadership

ORGL 3000          Introduction to Organizational Leadership Principles and Concepts        3 cr.
An overview of the principles, theories, models, and styles of organizational leadership.  Analysis and assessment of personal leadership style, strengths and weaknesses.

ORGL 3110          Professional Writing                                                                                        3 cr.
Students will follow a sequence beginning with an introduction to the writing process, emphasizing planning and collaboration, and tools of persuasive written and visual rhetoric. They will produce and critique documents ranging from memos to reports, and will end with a study of professionalism highlighting diversity, usability, ethics and legal issues in professional writing.

ORGL 3140          Diversity and Intercultural Understanding in a Global Context                  3 cr.
This course is a general overview of the importance of diversity and cross-cultural communication in today's globalized world. This course is interdisciplinary in character, drawing from the fields of cross-cultural communication, political science and comparative politics, economics, and sociology. Students will become familiar with basic concepts in both cross-cultural communication and globalization. Students will also learn about cultures other than the US, including the cultures of Mexico, India, China, Nigeria, and Germany. Finally, students will demonstrate ability to critically analyze patterns of cross-cultural misunderstanding, so as to better interact with people from these and other cultures.

ORGL 3170          Concepts and Technologies of Organizational Communication                3 cr.
This course will explore the role that human communication, both oral and written, plays in structuring, maintaining, and changing organizational behavior. Students will examine the role that the social media, ethics, diversity, leadership, conflict resolution, and problem-solving can have on business and corporate outcomes.

ORGL 3210          Principles of Team Leadership in Project Management                               3 cr.
This course is designed to provide students with the fundamental concepts of the principles of team leadership in project management. Students completing this course will understand the roles of project managers in their organizations and will master project management tools, techniques, and interpersonal skills that are required in order to orchestrate projects from start to finish.

ORGL 3240          Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis                                                           3 cr.
Students will select and utilize appropriate methodologies for analysis of organizational metrics, and understand quantitative and qualitative applications. The purpose of this course is to enable the student to apply these concepts to the "real world" through modeling and interpretations.

ORGL 3270          Laws and Ethics Applied to Organizations                                                  3 cr.
The course offers students an understanding of core legal principles and applications of relevant employment and organizational law and ethics.

ORGL 3340          Critical Thinking and Analytics                                                                     3 cr.
This course is designed to teach students more effective reasoning strategies and to improve cognitive skills. Its ambition is to develop those intellectual skills that are essential for understanding organizational data and effectively using data in making decisions.

ORGL 3350          Issues in Organizational Effectiveness                                                         3 cr.
A survey of the impact of internal and external constraints on decision making and organizational effectiveness.

ORGL 3370          Strategic Planning Within Organizational Cultures                                     3 cr.
The course blends the tenets of strategic planning with qualitative research methods to construct planning proposals that utilize key stakeholders from different organizational cultures to enhance strategic planning outcomes.