National Paralegal College | Evaluated Learning Experience
Organizational Management and Leadership (BUS-301)
Varies; self-study format.
June 2016 - Present.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: employ effective planning processes to develop strategies, goals, and objectives, leveraging technology and globalization, in order to enhance performance and sustainability of an organization; utilize human, physical, and financial resources for the effective and efficient attainment of organizational goals; demonstrate leadership skills by communicating a shared vision, motivating and empowering others, and creating a diverse organizational culture of ethical decision-making and innovation; develop measures and assess outcomes against plans and standards to improve organizational effectiveness; and critically analyze organizational managerial functions, roles, and processes, and develop integrative recommendations based on objective evaluation of alternative solutions and opportunities.
This course discusses the concepts and theories considered in the context of today’s turbulent business environment, with attention to the evolution of management thinking and the impact of globalization and technology. Other topics include: functions of management, managerial roles, leadership, decision-making, communication processes, goal-setting, allocation of responsibilities, and teamwork. Emphasis is on application of concepts and theories and the development of strategies, goals, and objectives that enhance organizational performance and sustainability. Students also discuss the impact that demands of innovation and change, as well as diversity, organizational culture, social responsibility, and ethics have on organizational success. Evaluation criteria include: required readings, practice assignments; class participation; and a final exam. Prerequisite: Principles of Management (MAN-101).
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, or Management Science (3/18).