Certification Program in Organizational Leadership 

Introduction to Organizational Leadership - Designed as an introduction, this course examines the nature of leadership, the processes that underpin group decisions, and the basic features of organizational culture. It provides a basic understanding of the organizational challenges that leaders must meet in order to successfully guide the course of event in a complex group, and analyzes how leaders must prepare themselves to meet those challenges.  The course, furthermore, familiarizes students with the basic literature and with fundamental issues that they may consider in depth in other courses within the minor. Through group projects, students will develop strategies for integrating and sharing their knowledge.

Course Prerequisites: None

Status Registration Available
Course Code CPOL202Fall2019
Session 2018 Days Tu Th,  Dates 1/16/18 - 4/26/18 , Times 5:00 PM - 6:20 PM 

Instructors Dr. Michelle Jefferson and Dr. Arnold Hyndman
Location: Tillett Hall, Room 226 
53 Avenue E 
Piscataway , NJ 08854 

Immediate Organizational Applications examines leadership in the context of groups and organizations. Rather than the focus on leadership or leader from an individual perspective, this class focuses on the role of leadership in the organization system. Special emphasis is placed on developing an appreciation for group and organization dynamics, development and communication. This class will expand on the theoretical knowledge gained in Introduction to Organizational Leadership with emphasis on practical applications. Learning techniques will include assigned readings, lectures, discussions and experiential exercises. Class members will explore group and organization leadership in many facets.

Course Prerequisite: Introduction to Organizational Leadership

Status: Registration Available Course Code: CPOL303Fall2019
Days W  Dates 1/17/18 - 4/25/18  Times 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Instructor: Dr. Tim Grimm
Location Tillett Hall, Room 224
53 Avenue E
Piscataway , NJ 08854

Advanced Organizational Applications - This course is designed as a "capstone" learning experience for the Minor in Organizational Leadership. Students are expected to expand their use of the theoretical and practical knowledge base of leadership theory and group dynamics in their analysis of readings, team projects, and the writing of a term paper, as well as other assignments. Students must assume a high degree of responsibility for their learning experience both in and out of the classroom.

Course Prerequisite: Immediate Organizational Applications

Status Registration: Available, Course Code CPOL404Fall19
Days W  Dates 
Times 5:00 PM - 08: PM
Instructor: Dr. Arnold Hyndman 
Location: Tillett Hall, Room 103D
53 Avenue E
Piscataway , NJ 08854

Leadership in a Diverse Workplace - This course is to further your understanding of multicultural issues by expanding the focus of study from the university to the wider world of work. This course will expose you to theory, research, and practice in the ways that cultural diversity is managed in organizations and social institutions. This course will include an overview of perspectives on diversity, organizations and diversity, various dimensions of diversity, specific diversity cases, as well as exercises on experiencing diversityCourse Prerequisites Introduction to Organizational Leadership and Intermediate Organizational Applications.

This course will be offer in the evenings in the Fall of 2019.



Each course costs $400.

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