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 backgrounds with greater depth in understanding behavioral and management expertise.

Curriculum

A minimum of 19 course units is required for graduation.

Only one (1) CU of pass/fail coursework can be counted toward the Organizational Effectiveness major.

Organizational Effectiveness Major Requirements
Select 1 of the following:
Managing Established Enterprises
Management of Emerging Enterprises
Select 2.5 course units from the following:2.5
Leading Diversity in Organizations
Corporate Governance, Executive Compensation and the Board
Executive Leadership
Negotiations
Leading Effective Teams
Strategic Management of Human Assets
Power and Politics in Organizations
Managing Organizational Change
People Analytics
Understanding Careers and Executive Labor Markets
Change, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Building Human Assets in Entrepreneurial Ventures
Advanced Study Project - Collaborative Innovation Program
Electives
Select 7 course units of electives7
MBA Core Requirements9.5
Total Course Units19

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 611Responsibility in Global Management0.5
or LGST 612 Responsibility in Business
Microeconomics
MGEC 611Microeconomics for Managers: Foundations0.5
MGEC 612Microeconomics for Managers: Advanced Applications0.5
Management
MGMT 610Foundations of Teamwork and Leadership0.5
MGMT 611Managing Established Enterprises1
or MGMT 612 Management of Emerging Enterprises
Marketing
MKTG 611Marketing Management0.5
MKTG 612Dynamic Marketing Strategy0.5
or MKTG 613 Strategic Marketing Simulation
OIDD
OIDD 611Quality and Productivity0.5
or OIDD 615 Operations Strategy
Select one of the following: 20.5
Quality and Productivity
Business Analytics
Online Business Models and the Information-Based Firm
Innovation
Operations Strategy
Statistics
STAT 613Regression Analysis for Business 31
or STAT 621 Accelerated Regression Analysis for Business
Management Communication
WHCP 611Management Communication0.25
Select one of the following:0.25
Advanced Persuasive Speaking
Communication Challenges for Entrepreneurs: "Pitching your Business"
Persuasive Writing for Business Leaders
Total Course Units9.5

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2020 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.