Organizational Behaviour

    EXMGT 5587 is offered this fall and winter:

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:

Sep 13, 2021Nov 21, 2021
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

Patrick Hartling

Your Instructor

Patrick HartlingID: patrick-hartling

Patrick Hartling (LL.B, B.Comm, M.PA) has over 30 years of experience as a leader in HR, Organizational Leadership, and adult education. Currently at the helm of SPL (Strategy, People and Leadership) Development Services Incorporated, he has led HR departments and services in the public, health, and service sectors, developing strategic and aligned HR services, systems, and practices. Patrick has both chaired and presented at HR conferences in Ottawa and in the Maritimes and has been invited on several occasions to the International Thoughts Leaders Conference.

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
Sep 14, 2021Nov 30, 2021
Mondays

Tuesdays

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm MT

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

Saturdays

Sundays

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

39 hours of instruction

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

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 9780136199595


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

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room 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
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until September 14, 2021. 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
Jan 10, 2022Mar 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

Patrick Hartling

Your Instructor

Patrick HartlingID: patrick-hartling

Patrick Hartling (LL.B, B.Comm, M.PA) has over 30 years of experience as a leader in HR, Organizational Leadership, and adult education. Currently at the helm of SPL (Strategy, People and Leadership) Development Services Incorporated, he has led HR departments and services in the public, health, and service sectors, developing strategic and aligned HR services, systems, and practices. Patrick has both chaired and presented at HR conferences in Ottawa and in the Maritimes and has been invited on several occasions to the International Thoughts Leaders Conference.

Textbook

Required

Langton

Organizational Behaviour Etext, 8Th Edition

8 edition

ISBN 9780136199595


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

Class info
Jan 13, 2022Mar 31, 2022
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm MT

Fridays

Saturdays

Sundays

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

39 hours of instruction

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Bob Treidler

Your Instructor

Bob TreidlerID: bob-treidler

Textbook

Required

Tba

8 edition

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room 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
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until January 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

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject 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.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

Looking for
different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

EXMGT 5587 is offered this fall and winter: