MA in Organizational Leadership - Training and Development Courses
Students pursuing the Training and Development concentration in the MAOL program will take 4 concentration courses (12 credit hours).
ORGL-52700 Building Teams (3)
This course combines the theory and application of team development. As a member of a group, students will develop a work product and have the opportunity to improve their skills in observing and analyzing group behavior, as well as determining the role and impact of leadership. Students will improve their skills as a member and leader of a group. Students will gain a theoretical understanding of group development within organizations, how teams differ from work groups and how and when to develop high performance teams.
ORGL-54500 Mentoring and Coaching (3)
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the potential contribution of mentoring and coaching programs as resources for leadership development. With an understanding of the skills and structures required for both mentoring and coaching programs, students will discern opportunities and design plans for implementing and evaluating programs to develop professional leaders in their own organizations.
ORGL-56100 Organizational Cultures and Systems (3)
This course focuses on how to research and understand the elements contributing to an organization's unique culture, including basic philosophy, value system, communication patterns and styles and social roles. Students will learn how to assess the development of organizational structures and behavior factors within organizations of different types and sizes.
ORGL-57700 Design and Delivery of Training (3)
Training involves the identification of essential skills and outcomes, understanding both the systemic and human side of the enterprise, along with skills in both the design and delivery of learning. This course engages those topics and develops the skills essential to design and delivery of training. This course focuses on development of outcomes and competencies, identification of best-practices and benchmark efforts. Consideration is also offered to the notion of organizational learning.