Leading Organizational Change

Become an agent of change in any organizational setting by focusing your MBA on our Leading Organizational Change concentration. The only constant in the business world is change, so why not learn the skills that will help you lead the way in effectively managing people, delivering ideas, and providing sound strategy to impact change in the most positive ways.

Leading Organizational Change Courses

Students may pursue a graduate certificate, advanced graduate certificate, or MBA concentration in this area.

Leadership and Organizational Behavior

Leadership requires effective management of people and a clear understanding of human behavior and social processes. An understanding of organizational behavior enhances one’s ability to choose appropriate leadership styles and managerial practices to increase organizational effectiveness. Students will develop an understanding of—and an ability to rigorously evaluate—research findings from the field of organizational behavior to identify best organizational practices for leading teams and organizations. Prerequisite: Leadership Theory

3 cr

Operations Management for Leaders

Examines the concepts and methods used in daily control of production and inventory in manufacturing and service organizations. This course addresses the efficient and effective use of resources, systematic direction and control, transformation of input into finished goods, and operational strategy. Prerequisites: Business Analytics: Data, Models and Decisions, and Leadership Theory

3 cr

Leading Organizational Change 

This course focuses on leading organizational change and how to be a change agent in an organization. It emphasizes that the organizational change process is planned change to improve an organization's problem-solving skills and its overall effectiveness within a changing and complex environment. This critical process includes behavioral effects of power and authority, formal organizations, structural variation, and motivation. Prerequisite: Leadership Theory

3 cr