Learning Outcomes — Organizational Management

  • Ability to analyze and understand various leadership theories and the practice of leadership. Topics include leadership, motivation, groups, and influence.
  • Understanding of management practices as planning, organizing, leading and controlling in a variety of organizational settings.
  • Understanding of diversity in workplace settings, and its impact on leadership styles, communication processes, and relational behaviors. Enhance their effectiveness working with other individuals.
  • Comprehensive understanding of systems in organizations that facilitate organization goal achievement as well as individual and group development.
  • Understanding of the social and psychological factors that influence the management of groups and individuals in work settings, such as communication, leadership, decision-making, power, politics, and job design.
  • Understanding of how the global and national business environments affect critical business decisions such as global functional strategies, global opportunity analysis, market(s) selection, market entry and timing, choice of production site for global sourcing, and organizational implications.
  • Understanding of useful models for deciding what a company's policy and strategy should be and the methods, as well as the systematic analysis, used in developing policies and multi-level corporate strategies.
  • Ability to analyze the industry in which the student is operating and to develop an implementable and successful strategy for the company the student represents.
  • Ability to map out operational processes in both manufacturing and service industries, taking into account quantitative and technological aspects of operations management, systems, supply chain and quality considerations.
  • Ability to apply learning experience to real-world situations in their internship. Note: Specific outcomes will vary by assigned internship experience.