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Management & Organizations Department BBA Electives 2010 - 2011
MO Electives Build on the RLI Workshops Maximizing Success in an Unstable World Marshall Goldsmith Other Leadership Opportunities Leadership Odyssey coming August, 2010
MO Electives: Building Your Leadership Capability • We teach the courses that recruiters seek in candidates: • Interpersonal skills, Teamwork, Achieving culture fit • Leadership • Create: Visualize the Future • Collaborate: Build Relationships • Control: Structure the Process • Complete: Focus Followers • Courses are experiential, action-based, and practice oriented; preparing you to lead in a global economy!
MO Electives: Faculty World class experts The Ross MO department consistently rated within top3 management-leadership departments in the world! Spreitzer Managing Change Caproni Mayer Baker Leadership Teams Managing Relationships Wooten Managing Human Capital
MO 314: Managing ChangeProfessor Gretchen Spreitzer • This course develops the skills you will need for leading and thriving amidst change • Addresses both personal and organizational change • Leverages key skills in change management • Multimedia: video, cases, exercises, simulations, discussions, guest speakers • Final project on inspiring change agents • Excellent ratings • To learn more: http://sitemaker.umich.edu/mo314/home
MO 315 – Managing Human CapitalProfessor Lynn Wooten • Learning Objectives • This course exposes students to the “big picture” that captures the intersection of human resource management (HRM) and the organization’s strategy. • Students will be introduced to the “core competency” areas necessary to become successful managers of human capital. • Students learn the functional tools (HR practices) as well as the broader role of HR as a strategic business partners in organizations. • Course Innovations • Group Project: Video Case Study of Human Capital Management in Action • Group Project: Creation of Podcast Interviews of Human Resource Management executives • Creation of individual E-Portfolio to manage personal human capital
MO 324: Managing Professional RelationshipsProfessor Wayne Baker Topics include… Building high-quality connections Dealing with corrosive connections Mapping & building your network Applying the pay-it-forward principle Using social media & social networking sites Achieving your goals depends on your social capital (resources you get through your networks) and your human capital (what you know) • Benefits of building the right network… • Find great jobs • Higher pay, faster promotions • Discover business opportunities • Get venture capital • Create, capitalize on new ideas • Happiness & health Team challenge: Use Pay It Forward to Create Change!
MO 321: Leadership in OrganizationsProfessor Dave Mayer • Learning Objectives • Increase your conceptual understanding of leadership in organizations • Discover important insights into yourself as a leader and develop a self-awareness regarding your strengths and opportunities for personal growth • Enhance the skills and competencies that enable you to become an effective leader in today’s highly dynamic, diverse, and adaptive organizations • Realize that leading is about bettering yourself and others • Why Would You Want to Take This Course? • You lead people now or will in the future and this class will help you become more effective. • Recruiters from top companies lament that they are looking for great leaders but that they are hard to find—so this class will help in terms of finding a job and moving up once you have one! • The class is fun as we use a combination of group work, discussion, cases, and videos—students often comment how quickly class time moves by and how much better they know themselves by the end of the term!
MO/Strategy 470: Management of Professional Service FirmsProfessor Lynn Wooten • Learning Objectives • Knowledge, service, and experience are a critical component of a company’s competitive advantage. Professional service firms, such as consulting, provide organizations with an important means of developing, acquiring and processing the know-how for competitive advantage. • Professional service firms are strategic weapons that companies rely upon in a world characterized by globalization, organizational change, outsourcing, technological change, strategic consolidations, and hyper-competition. • Thus, this course will introduce you to the art, practice, and analytical skills of consulting in a professional service firm. • Course Innovations • Stratsim Simulation: Student teams manage a professional service firm and give an automotive manufacturer consulting advice. • Target Consulting Project: Students work on a consulting project for Target as an action based learning experience.
M&O BBA Elective Offerings Course Descriptions: http://www.bus.umich.edu/Academics/Departments/MO/MOCourses.htm(note that the actual course schedule for the 2009-2010 academic year may change – confirm offerings pre-bidding and look for new opportunities) Please visit http://www.bus.umich.edu/Academics/Departments/MO/bba.htm for more information on our BBA electives.