OMC 679: Organizatnl Strategy & Decision Making

2007-11-29 -

Instructor assigned.

Synonym:

51995 (for web registration)

Section:

K

Faculty:

Robert Rue

Credits:

2

Seats:

24

Semester:

Spring 2008

Meeting Schedule:

Sun 1/13 (8:30AM-5:29PM)
Sun 3/9 (8:30AM-5:29PM)
Sun 4/27 (8:30AM-5:29PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Purposeful Systemic Change
Required of and restricted to 2nd year O&M MS and MEd students.

In this capstone course, students will draw on and apply knowledge and skills acquired to effectively diagnose challenges, determine options, and make decisions from the perspective of the Chief Executive or senior management team member. Effective organizational leadership requires a range of skills including a wide range of perspectives, experience, and skills to see and solve organization-wide challenges. These challenges will include responding to rapid changes and creating effective strategies. Students will draw on course work from the entire curriculum. Course goals include: 149tMore effectively diagnose challenges, create viable options and make good decisions from an organization-wide perspective.
149tLearn to integrate multiple perspectives, experience(s), and course work to see issues and create viable solutions.
149tSee leadership as art as well as a science; appreciate what often seems like 145shades of gray146 in decision making.
Students will have the opportunity to learn through lecture, reading, discussion, small group work, case analysis, role-play, or simulation. We will also make use of FirstClass to communicate and the internet to conduct research.