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Course Description

Teamwork and leadership have always been critical for organizational success. This course is designed to look at the key elements that provide a solid foundation for sustained organizational effectiveness.

The Management Essentials Online (MEO) Organizational Behavior course will examine the topics of management, leadership, and team effectiveness. The key elements of each topic will be defined with a melding of current and historical examples of corporate activities in a variety of industries. Hands-on activities including surveys and problems will provide for individual application of the various topics as students build their understanding of the areas that will lead to organizational effectiveness.

You will have 180 days from the date of enrollment to complete the course.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the vital roles teamwork and leadership offer for organizational success.
  • Evaluate classic and contemporary behavioral science theory as it applies to real-world managerial situations and challenges.
  • Diagnose situations and problems dealing with individual, interpersonal, and group behavior at work and develop plans to address each.
  • Describe and evaluate the decisions, structures, and management practices that are required to effectively manage business in a competitive environment.

About the Center for Executive Education

Since 1949, the Center for Executive Education (CEE) has provided results-driven management and leadership training to thousands of business professionals. In addition to Management Essentials Online, the CEE offers custom-built programs to businesses and organizations, as well as the Business Analysis Program and Project Management Program. To learn more, contact us at executiveed@katz.pitt.edu or call 412-648-1600.