Course Descriptions

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Management and Organizations

MO 302 Positively Leading People and Organizations
  3 hours Core Terms Offered: F14, W15, F15, W16
  Course Prerequisites: No credit in MO 300 

Positively Leading People and Organizations --- This course prepares you to lead high-performing, successful teams and organizations. The course will introduce framework to help you identify organizational problems and opportunities, develop solutions that leverage strengths, and lead your team or organization to success. Drawing on key principles of positive organizing, you will learn how to influence others without formal authority, negotiate and make effective decisions, and build your social capital. You will learn how to manage conflict and lead change to help you and your organization thrive in today's dynamic, competitive, and global marketplace. The course draws on a variety of teaching tools including cases, video, simulations, discussions, and exercises to enrich student learning.