Organizational Effectiveness, MBA

The Organizational Effectiveness major is designed to educate students in the leading edge of theory and practice associated with the management of employees and the design of organizations. It spans topics from understanding the behavior of individuals and groups to designing management systems and structures to support business strategy. It serves students with a range of career objectives: (1) those who seek leadership positions focusing on employees in organizations; (2) those interested in consulting in the area of organizational effectiveness or management consulting more generally; and (3) those interested in balancing a more technical academic and business background with greater depth in understanding behavioral and management expertise.

Curriculum

A minimum of 19 course units is required for graduation.

Organizational Effectiveness Major Requirements
The Organizational Effectiveness major requires four course units beyond the required Management core requirements.
Management Core Requirements:
Foundations of Teamwork and Leadership
Managing Established Enterprises
Management of Emerging Enterprises
Select 3.0 course units from the following:3.0
Leading Diversity in Organizations
Corporate Governance, Executive Compensation and the Board
Executive Leadership
Negotiations
Advanced Topics Negotiation
How to Be the Boss
Strategic Management of Human Assets
Power and Politics in Organizations
Managing Organizational Change
People Analytics
Understanding Careers and Executive Labor Markets
Building Human Assets in Entrepreneurial Ventures
Advanced Study Project - Collaborative Innovation Program
No more than one course unit from the following: 11.0
Strategic Implementation
Change, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Electives
Select 5.5 course units of electives5.5
MBA Core Requirements9.5
Total Course Units19
1

Global Modular Courses and Global Virtual Courses with significant content in organizational effectiveness, at the discretion of the department advisor.

MBA Core Requirements

Accounting
Select one of the following:0.5-1
Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
Fundamentals of Financial and Managerial Accounting
Finance 1
Corporate Finance
Select one of the following:0.5-1
Corporate Finance
Corporate Finance (Half CU)
Macroeconomics
Select one of the following:0.5-1
Macroeconomics and the Global Economic Environment
Macroeconomics and The Global Economic Environment (Half CU)
Legal Studies
LGST 6110Responsibility in Global Management0.5
or LGST 6120 Responsibility in Business
Microeconomics
MGEC 6110Microeconomics for Managers: Foundations0.5
MGEC 6120Microeconomics for Managers: Advanced Applications0.5
Management
MGMT 6100Foundations of Teamwork and Leadership0.5
MGMT 6110Managing Established Enterprises1
or MGMT 6120 Management of Emerging Enterprises
Marketing
MKTG 6110Marketing Management0.5
MKTG 6120Dynamic Marketing Strategy0.5
or MKTG 6130 Strategic Marketing Simulation
OIDD
Select one unit of the following:0.5
Quality and Productivity
Business Analytics
Online Business Models and the Information-Based Firm
Innovation
Operations Strategy
Enabling Technologies
Managerial Decision Making
Statistics
STAT 6130Regression Analysis for Business 21
or STAT 6210 Accelerated Regression Analysis for Business
Management Communication
WHCP 6110Management Communication0.25
Select one of the following:0.25
Advanced Persuasive Speaking
Communication Challenges for Entrepreneurs:
Persuasive Writing for Business Leaders
Total Course Units9
1

Students cannot enroll in both FNCE 6210 and FNCE 6230.

2

STAT 6210 is by placement only.


The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2022 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.