Courses
 

Management and Organizations Courses

 

MGMT 250D: Patterns of Problem Solving

MGMT 252: Persuasion and Influence

MGMT 256: Leadership and Ethics

MGMT 281B: People in Organizations

MGMT 282: Optimizing Team Performance

MGMT 284C: Managing Entrepreneurial Organizations

MGMT 285A: Leadership, Motivation, and Power

MGMT 285B: Managerial Interpersonal Communication

MGMT 286: Negotiations Behavior

MGMT 298D,E: Special Topics in Management

MGMT 409: Organizational Behavior

MGMT 414A: Leadership Foundations

MGMT 421A: Communication Development for Leaders

MGMT 425: Advanced Management Communication

 

Executive MBA Courses

 

MGMT 461A: Leadership Foundations I

Focus on individual problem-solving and decision making skills. Alternative conceptual frameworks presented for augmenting diagnostic and decision making skills of individuals. Use of readings, cases, decision simulations, and discussions to explore areas of charting job and career progress, working with others, and shaping work culture.

MGMT 461B: Leadership Foundations II

Continuation of course 461A, with focus on development of self-assessment and self-reflection skills. Facilitation of self-evaluation of leadership strengths and weaknesses, with emphasis on individual problem solving and decision making and team design and development. Readings, cases, decision simulations, peer coaching, and discussions.

MGMT 461C: Leadership Foundations II

Continuation of course 461B. Further exploration of leadership strengths and weaknesses, with emphasis on individual peer coaching, conflict management, individual goal setting, and goal achievement. Readings, cases, decision simulations, peer coaching, and discussions.

MGMT 461D: Leadership Foundations III

Continuation of course 461C. Facilitation of self-evaluation of leadership strengths and weaknesses, with emphasis on career development, social networks, and organizational design. Readings, cases, decision simulations, peer coaching, and discussions.

MGMT 461E: Leadership Foundations III

Continuation of course 461D. Further exploration of leadership strengths and weaknesses, with emphasis on individual leadership and organizational change. Readings, cases, decision simulations, peer coaching, and discussions.

MGMT 478: Selected Topics in Management

Seminar, 90 minutes to three hours. Examination of selected problems and issues in an area of current concern in management.

MGMT 486: Strategic Leadership and Strategic Implementation

Designed to address several fundamental aspects of leading complex organizations, with emphasis on important tasks of developing well-aligned, high-performance organizations and on challenges of leading change in organizations. Enables students to develop organized point of view on strategic leadership and to increase their awareness of themselves as leaders.

 

Ph.D. Courses

 

MGMTPHD 206A,B,C: Research Seminar: Management and Organizational Behavior

(Formerly numbered MGMT 258X,Y,Z). Development of ability to critically evaluate research in fields relevant to study of problems or issues of current concern in management and organizational behavior. Papers presented in colloquium format by leading scholars in organizational behavior. Active participation and intellectual interchange encouraged through discussion of papers during colloquium.

MGMTPHD M243: Foundations of Organizational Behavior

(Formerly numbered MGMT M259A). This course focuses on foundational text of the field. Doctoral-level survey of classic and emerging theories and research in field of organizational behavior, with focus on micro-level topics related to individual and interpersonal processes within organizations. Exploration of how individual behaviors, cognitions, and perceptions are affected by organizational content, structure, and culture.

MGMTPHD 244: Advanced Studies in Organizational Behavior

(Formerly numbered MGMT 259B). This course focuses on contemporary theory and research in the field. Doctoral-level survey of research literature assessing how organizations utilize human resources to enhance individual, group, and organizational effectiveness. Current theory and research in psychology, anthropology, organization behavior, and economics, including topics such as careers, participation, negotiations, and technology/work systems

MGMTPHD 245: Research in Organizations

(Formerly numbered MGMT 259C). This course focuses on methodological approaches to the study of behavior in organizations. The focus of the course will be on shifting out of the mindset of consuming research to that of a producer of high impact research in management. We will consider trends in the study of organizational behavior and human resource management, with a specific focus on a psychological understanding of market behavior and its relationship to behavior in organizations.