OS 469W (Online Only) Principles of Supervision (3)
A study of the basic principles of supervision that includes the various aspects of the themes related to supervision. Topics will include: Supervisory challenges that occur in today’s modern and dynamic business environment; Major functions of a supervisor in reaching organizational goals and objectives; Basic Skills that supervisors need in today’s complex and diverse working environments, and how to utilize human resources skills in recruiting, selecting, orienting and appraising employees in the workplace. Students will also gain an appreciation for theory and how it can be applied in a practical sense. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing
OS 471W (Online Only) Leadership Principles (3)
This course will examine leadership principles and theories that impact the workplace. Topics will include: leadership as a journey and interaction with others, the assessment of leadership, ethics, values and attitudes of the leader, followership and situational leadership. Students will conduct an investigation of a leader (approved by the instructor) and write a research paper reflective of the leadership style of the individual. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing – students in the Organizational Supervision and Leadership Program should take MG 470 Organizational Leadership
OS 472W (Online Only) Leadership Case Studies (3)
This course will examine leadership issues through the use of case studies. Students will analyze case studies and explain the leadership concepts in their case analysis. Students will also provide a practical application of their learning and its implication to the workplace. Prerequisite: senior standing or in the Organizational Supervision and Leadership Program. MG 470 or OS 471 or permission of the instructor.
OS 475W (Online Only) Leading Organizational Change (3)
This course examines the change process and how selected companies have made changes to their organizations. Other topics will include: diagnosis and resistance to change, implementing change, linking vision to the change and communicating the change process. Case studies will be used to examine the various topics. Prerequisite: senior standing or in the Organizational Supervision and Leadership Program. OS 472 or permission of the instructor.
OS 476W (Online Only) Leadership Communication (3)
This course examines leadership communication from the core processes of preparing documentation, interacting with others, and analyzing and critiquing strategic communication in the corporation. Students will also prepare written case studies and conduct an investigation of the communication literature. Prerequisite: senior standing or in the Organizational Supervision and Leadership Program., AH 110 and/or BA 228.
OS 477W (Online Only) Current Readings in Leadership (3)
This course will examine the current leadership literature. Students will write annotated bibliographies and/or reflective papers of articles Students will be required to complete a research paper in this course with the topic approved by the instructor. Prerequisite: senior standing or in the Organizational Supervision and Leadership Program. OS 472 or permission of the instructor.
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