Organizational Leadership (OL) Courses

Descriptions of courses offered in the Organizational Leadership Program

OL 4113 Foundations of Leadership

Three hours

The course will prepare students for leadership roles in business, the community, and in their professions. Students will gain knowledge about the components that make leadership successful. Theoretical and practical skills necessary for success in both personal and professional lives will be explored. It is intended for students who are interested in gaining a foundation in leadership studies and extended coursework in applied aspects of leadership. Offered in online and hybrid formats.

Offered fall, spring semesters

OL 4123 Leading and Managing Organizational Change

Three hours

This course explores leadership traits, styles, roles and responsibilities of successful leaders over time. This course seeks to determine the students’ individual leadership style and to promote the development of the servant leadership approach modeled by Christ. The course also deals with the practical issues of leading organizations through change and managing the day-to-day aspects of organizational change.

Offered fall, spring semesters

OL 4323 Leading Teams and Coalition Building

Three hours

This course will provide students the opportunity to further develop their leadership skills as they apply to a variety of business settings. Emphasis will be placed on synthesis, analysis, and application of leadership theories in a variety of simulations and cases as encountered by leaders in today’s organizations. Offered in online and hybrid formats.

Offered fall, spring semesters

OL 4993 OL Integration and Applied Learning Capstone

Three hours

Synthesizes the knowledge and skills learned throughout this program. This experience may be, but is not limited to, a guided project, (i.e., designing a new organization, analyzing an existing major organizational problem, process improvement or opportunity and recommending solutions through a presentation and report. Offered in online and hybrid formats.

Offered fall, spring semesters

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