Organizational Behaviour

    EXMGT 5587 is offered this fall:

Explores the the­o­ry and prac­tice of the orga­ni­za­tion in three major parts: the orga­ni­za­tion­al envi­ron­ment, the orga­ni­za­tion­al struc­ture, and the behav­iour of groups and indi­vid­u­als with­in the orga­ni­za­tion. Top­ics include the social role of man­agers, orga­ni­za­tion­al struc­ture, indi­vid­ual per­cep­tion, moti­va­tion, deci­sion-mak­ing and lead­er­ship, com­mu­ni­ca­tion, team­work and stress in the work place.

Course at a glance
  • Fully online course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • Learn through lectures and lively discussions, as you broaden your network and apply the course content to the context of your own work or organization and explore its implications for your professional practice.
  • Aimed at beginning to mid-career individuals interested in acquiring new workplace skills, this course will also benefit prospective or aspiring managers ready to take the next step in their careers.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand how individual, group and organization behaviours interact and impact each other; and how these three levels impact the organization and its success.
  • Evaluate the various OB theories in the context of your own organization and experience with supervisors, peers and staff.
  • Interpret the theories explored and apply them in your workplace.
  • Question and debate the theory to judge its application in certain situations and workplace environments.

Offered:

Take note:
  • This is a graded course; assessment activities may include exams, projects, presentations, journals, or research papers.
  • Refer to the course syllabus for details on activities and assignments.
  • A textbook is required for this course; further information will be provided in the course syllabus.
  • Additional learning materials are provided through eClass at no additional cost.
Sep 12, 2022Nov 20, 2022
Asyn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

39 hours of instruction

In asynchronous online courses, students are expected to move through the course material at the same pace as their peers, but there are no real-time virtual classroom sessions to attend. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Textbook

Required

LANGTON

Organizational Behaviour E-Textbook

8 edition

ISBN 9780136199595


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
Take note:
  • This is a graded course; assessment activities may include exams, projects, presentations, journals, or research papers.
  • Refer to the course syllabus for details on activities and assignments.
  • A textbook is required for this course; further information will be provided in the course syllabus.
  • Additional learning materials are provided through eClass at no additional cost.
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Blend­ed learn­ing (in-per­son + online), downtown Edmonton

39 hours of instruction

Learning combines in-person and online activities. Students meet face-to-face on pre-scheduled in-person classes, but also engage in online learning through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.for­mat details

Be sure to refer to your course schedule to learn more about when the class meets in person and when you’ll be completing work online.

Classes take place on the second floor of Enterprise Square, 10230–Jasper Avenue, downtown Edmonton.

Your Instructor

Nolan CrouseID: nolan-crouse

The former mayor of St. Albert (Alberta), Nolan Crouse spent 30 years in management and executive roles in companies such as Procter and Gamble, West Fraser Timber, and Alberta Energy Company (EnCana). He is a past recipient of the prestigious Pulp and Paper John Bates Award, received the Rotary Paul Harris Award, and was a recipient of the Queen’s Jubilee Silver Medallion. Nolan has a history of serving his community and industry in many aspects, including the United Way, Canada Winter Games, and as general manager of AJHL hockey franchises in both Brooks and Fort Saskatchewan.

Textbook

Required

Langton

Organizational Behaviour E-Book

8 edition

ISBN 9780134861166


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
  • This course is a com­bi­na­tion of in-class and syn­chro­nous online learn­ing. Both activ­i­ties are sched­uled at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time online ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • 39 course hours in total
  • Open for registration until September 13, 2022. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

  • This is a graded course; assessment activities may include exams, projects, presentations, journals, or research papers.
  • Refer to the course syllabus for details on activities and assignments.
  • A textbook is required for this course; further information will be provided in the course syllabus.
  • Additional learning materials are provided through eClass at no additional cost.
Currently counts towards:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

Looking for
different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

EXMGT 5587 is offered this fall: