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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

UPI Study, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Business 206: Leadership and Organizational Behavior

Course Category: 
Length: 

Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Location: 
Various; distance learning format.
Dates: 

March 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: acquire a fundamental understanding of leadership and organizational behavior theories, focusing on their historical development and application in modern settings; critically analyze behavioral theories and their implications in real-world organizational contexts, addressing workplace issues to improve effectiveness; evaluate and apply diverse leadership styles in different organizational scenarios, emphasizing effective communication and problem-solving skills; make ethical decisions balancing human and organizational perspectives, and collaborate effectively in team settings, understanding group dynamics; and cultivate a global perspective on leadership and management, recognizing cultural impacts and integrating ethical standards in organizational behavior strategies.

Instruction: 

The course is self-paced. Instruction is delivered through online video and text lessons. Students are assessed through quizzes, assignments and a proctored final exam. Major topics include Foundations of Organizational Behavior; Exploring Leadership in Organizations; The Art of Management and Strategic Processes; Diversity and Social Dynamics in Leadership; The Role of Personality in Organizational Contexts; Attitudes and Values within Organizational Frameworks; Perception and Attribution in Organizational Contexts; Enhancing Employee Morale and Motivation; Theories of Motivation in Organizational Contexts; Effective Workplace Communication; Dynamics of Work Teams and Group Behavior; Team Decision-Making Processes; Addressing Conflict in Organizational Settings; Organizational Structure and Design Principles; The Art and Science of Job Design; Cultivating Organizational and Company Culture; Navigating Business Ethics and Organizational Issues; Managing Organizational Change; The Impact of Globalization on Organizational Behavior.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Organization Behavior, Business Administration, or Management (1/24).

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