Student Learning Objectives
Students who successfully complete the program will be able to:
- identify the variety of organizations humans have created to achieve their goals;
- understand the relationships between organizational structure and process, and the social and natural environments in which they operate;
- use quantitative and qualitative research methods to understand organizations and their environments;
- identify the importance of understanding human diversity within organizations.
- recognize the moral dimensions of human actions, and be able act ethically and effectively within organizations;
- demonstrate skills in addressing real-world organizational problems.
In addition, students who successfully complete the program will develop skills in:
- problem solving (including defining problems, evaluating evidence and its limitations, designing solutions, and assessing possible unintended consequences);
- understanding and synthesizing the knowledge and perspectives of different disciplines and sources;
- working effectively with others in a variety of roles as leaders and followers on teams;
- presenting data, concepts and arguments to diverse audiences using a variety of tools.