Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
CFTA-0024
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
11 weeks (56.2 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Organizational Behavior
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to provide students exposure to important theories and conceptual models for analyzing, understanding, and managing human behavior within organizations. Throughout the course, students will examine a wide range of organizational situations and examples of human behavior, and learn how to connect them to foundational theories and effective practical management methods.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Compare how Organizational Behavior varies in different cultures.
  • Compare the different theories of motivation in organizations and to be able to apply these theories in organizational situations
  • And explain the use of leadership power in organizations, including theories of how it is gained and wielded.
  • Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to explain the theoretical foundations and basic facts of organizational behavior
  • Understand the psychological foundations of Organizational Behavior, including cognitive processes, learning mechanisms, attitudes, and judgments and decision making.
  • Explain the philosophical approaches to ethical behavior in behavior in organizations and the various business situations where ethical decisions are made
  • And to be able to articulate one's personal ethical stance
  • Explain the psychological foundations of stereotypes and prejudice and the concept of cultural diversity as it applies to the workforce
  • Explain how teams function in organizations

General Course Topics:

  • Introduction to organizational behavior
  • Social perception and managing diversity
  • Organizational culture, socialization, and mentoring
  • Communication in the digital age
  • Individual differences and emotions
  • Values and attitudes
  • Positive organizational behavior
  • Foundations of employee motivation
  • Performance management
  • Groups and teams
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Classroom Exercise
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Lectures

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials

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