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Organizational Behaviour




Gain knowledge of workplace behaviour at the individual and group levels. This course introduces the basics of organizational behaviour and looks at how employee actions influence the advancement and operations of an organization. Learn how to manage organizational problems and develop solutions aimed at improving individual and group performance. Topics covered include: leadership, decision-making, conflict negotiation and organizational structure and change.

What You Will Learn

At the completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Examine and apply the principles of organizational behaviour by reflecting on various personal situations using critical thinking and current research
  • Discuss the influential theoretical perspectives and research findings in the field of organizational behaviour with accuracy and confidence and relate them to course activities
  • Apply the principles of organizational behaviour to working successfully as a team to present a resolution of cases and conduct a peer assessment
  • Define and apply key concepts in multiple choice tests

What to Expect

This course is offered in class and online. There is a reasonable amount of work involved outside the classroom. Textbooks are required, and reading will be assigned on a regular basis. If you choose to take this course online you should plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.

Please come to this course prepared to share your experiences, opinions and perspectives with the class.


Professional Affiliations

This course is recognized by:

Canadian Institute of Management

Human Resources Professionals Association

Insurance Institute of Canada

Qualified Administrative Assistant Program

Registration Options

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BSMG6205 - 009 Sep 14 - Dec 11, 2015 Enrollment Closed

Day Date Time Location
Anytime Sep 14 to Dec 11, 2015 Anytime Online

Required Software/Technology: This course is held online via the OWL learning platform. Participants require access to the Internet. We recommend high-speed internet connection to get the most from OWL, now powered by Sakai.

Completion Requirements
This is a graded course. Evaluation will be based on any combination of participation in online discussions, tests, and assignments. If this course is being taken as part of the CIM Designation a minimum grade of 60% is required to pass.

Required Materials
Canadian Organizational Behaviour, McShane, Steen, 9th edition

Jan Setter

Course Fee $515.00 ?
Western Employee $515.00 ?

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