Business Studies / Organizational Leadership (BS)

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Get a top-notch business education with the opportunity to specialize in Southern New Hampshire University’s business studies program.

This degree is ideal for adult learners and traditional undergraduates who wish to transfer college credits, switch to business from another discipline or supplement a technical degree or background with a bachelor’s degree in business.

The program includes concentrations in a number of disciplines, enabling students to further tailor their studies. Students may choose more than one concentration, giving them even more of an edge in the job market.

Organizational Leadership Concentration

Graduates of this program develop effective management tools for survival, growth, increased productivity and conflict management in the complex and volatile business environment of today and the future. The program incorporates a global perspective and emphasizes the development and understanding of leadership skills, group dynamics, organizational structure, design, change, culture and power.

Required Core Courses

General Education Program

Organizational Leadership Major Courses

OL-215: Principles of Management
This course is designed to examine the fundamentals and principles of management in order to develop an understanding of management in any formal organization. Special attention is paid to planning and decision-making. International management is also covered. Offered every semester. Writing Intensive Course.
Prerequisites:
ENG-10,ENG-120 ENG-121H or ENG-200 ADB-125 or OL-125 or TCI-250
OL-322: Managing Organizational Change
This course focuses on the effective management of human resources during the process of change. It emphasizes change management as a tool for survival, growth, increased productivity and conflict management in the complex and volatile business environment of today and the future. Change in an international environment also is discussed. Offered every year. Team intensive course. Junior standing or permission of instructor.
Prerequisites:
ADB-215 or OL-215 Junior prereg status
OL-324: Managing Quality
Students study total quality management (TQM), which is crucial to efficient resource allocation and effective human resource management. Major factors affecting quality and strategies for effective total quality management are covered through the use of contemporary texts, reading, cases, exercises and simulations. International considerations also are studied. Offered every year. Team intensive course.
Prerequisites:
ADB-125 or OL-125
OL-328: Leadership
This course examines leadership as an inter-personal and intra-organizational phenomenon with an emphasis on student leadership development. It includes leadership assessment, leadership development, the leadership process, the contagious nature of leadership, leadership and productivity, motivation, and effective leadership styles and theories. An international perspective is included. Current readings, research, simulations and exercises are used. Offered every year. Team intensive course.
Prerequisites:
ADB-125 or OL-125
OL-342: Organizational Behavior
This course focuses on the primary factors that influence behavior in organizations. Emphasis is placed on leadership, group dynamics, inter- group dynamics, organizational structure and design, change, culture, power and politics, environment and technology and organizational behavior in an international context. Offered every year. Writing and team intensive course. Junior standing or permission of instructor.
Prerequisites:
ADB-125 or OL-125 Junior prereg status

OL ELE - Students must select a 300 or 400-level Organizational Leadership or Business elective

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