Organizational Management

Co-Major: Organizational Management
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)
Calendar Type: Quarter
Total Credit Hours: 186.0
Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code: 52.0213
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code: 11-9199

The Organizational Management program is a co-major that must be taken in conjunction with the following majors Accounting, Finance, International Business, Legal Studies, Management Information Systems, Marketing or Operations and Supply Chain Management.

About the Program

The co-major in “Organizational Management” is designed for students with varied backgrounds who seek to develop knowledge and skills in leadership, teamwork, and communication. These organizational management skills are intended to supplement core technical skills such as Finance, Accounting, Marketing, etc. The curriculum provides students with a foundation of skills for effectively working with others in a variety of contexts and situations. This co-major complements a variety of degrees and is suitable for business majors.

Degree Requirements

Required Courses
ORGB 320Leadership: Theory and Practice4.0
ORGB 400Team Development and Leadership4.0
ORGB 420Negotiations and Conflict Resolution4.0
ORGB 430Strategic Career Development4.0
Select two of the following:8.0
Principles of Human Resource Administration
Designing Innovative Organizations
Business Consulting
Management Simulation
Total Credits24.0

Primary Major Courses
Students completing the Organizational Management co-major (requirements listed above) must do so in conjunction with a primary business major. Students must select a primary major from the following list (Accounting, Finance, Legal Studies, International Business, Management Information Systems, Marketing, or Operations & Supply Chain Management.)
 

Sample Plan of Study

Term 1Credits
BUSN 101Foundations of Business I4.0
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics4.0
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research3.0
MATH 101Introduction to Analysis I4.0
UNIV B101 [WI] The Drexel Experience1.0
 Term Credits16.0
Term 2
BUSN 102Foundations of Business II4.0
CIVC 101Introduction to Civic Engagement1.0
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics4.0
ENGL 102Composition and Rhetoric II: Advanced Research and Evidence-Based Writing3.0
MATH 102Introduction to Analysis II4.0
 Term Credits16.0
Term 3
ACCT 115Financial Accounting Foundations4.0
ENGL 103Composition and Rhetoric III: Themes and Genres3.0
PSY 101General Psychology I3.0
Select one of the following:3.0
Applied Cells, Genetics & Physiology
Applied Biological Diversity, Ecology & Evolution
 
Applied Chemistry 
Applied Physics 
General Education elective3.0
 Term Credits16.0
Term 4
ACCT 116Managerial Accounting Foundations4.0
BLAW 201Business Law I4.0
COM 270 [WI] Business Communication3.0
STAT 201Introduction to Business Statistics4.0
 Term Credits15.0
Term 5
INTB 200International Business4.0
MIS 200Management Information Systems4.0
Select one of the following:3.0
Applied Cells, Genetics & Physiology
Applied Biological Diversity, Ecology & Evolution
 
Applied Chemistry 
Applied Physics 
Social Science elective3.0
 Term Credits14.0
Term 6
ENGL 200 through ENGL 3993.0
FIN 301Introduction to Finance4.0
MKTG 201Introduction to Marketing Management4.0
OPM 200Operations Management4.0
 Term Credits15.0
Term 7
ORGB 300 [WI] Organizational Behavior4.0
ORGB 320Leadership: Theory and Practice4.0
PHIL 105Critical Reasoning3.0
Primary major course4.0
 Term Credits15.0
Term 8
ORGB 400Team Development and Leadership4.0
Primary major courses8.0
History (HIST) elective4.0
 Term Credits16.0
Term 9
ORGB 420Negotiations and Conflict Resolution4.0
Primary major courses8.0
Society and Culture elective3.0
 Term Credits15.0
Term 10
ORGB 430Strategic Career Development4.0
UNIV B201Career Management1.0
Primary major course4.0
Fine Arts elective3.0
General Education elective3.0
 Term Credits15.0
Term 11
MGMT 450Strategy and Competitive Advantage4.0
Select one of the following:4.0
Principles of Human Resource Administration 
Designing Innovative Organizations 
Business Consulting 
Management Simulation 
Primary major course4.0
Science or Computer Science elective3.0
 Term Credits15.0
Term 12
Select one of the following:4.0
Introduction to Entrepreneurship 
Business Consulting 
Business Consulting for Nonprofits 
Management Simulation 
Business Statistics II 
Select one of the following:4.0
Principles of Human Resource Administration 
Designing Innovative Organizations 
Business Consulting 
Management Simulation 
Primary major course4.0
General Education electives6.0
 Term Credits18.0
Total Credit: 186.0

Minor in Organizational Management

The minor in “Organizational Management” is designed for students with varied backgrounds who seek to develop knowledge and skills in leadership, teamwork, and communication. These organizational management skills are intended to supplement other majors from around the university. The curriculum provides students with a foundation of skills for effectively working with others in a variety of contexts and situations.

Required Courses
ORGB 300 [WI] Organizational Behavior4.0
ORGB 320Leadership: Theory and Practice4.0
ORGB 400Team Development and Leadership4.0
ORGB 420Negotiations and Conflict Resolution4.0
Select two of the following courses:8.0
Principles of Human Resource Administration
Strategic Career Development
Business Consulting
Management Simulation
Total Credits24.0

Requirements

  • No more than 2 courses or 8.0 credits required by a student’s major may be counted towards this minor.
  • A grade of “C” (2.0) or better must be earned for each course in this minor for it to be counted.
  • No more than two transfer courses may be used to complete this minor. Transfer credits must be taken before matriculated at Drexel.
  • Students should check the pre-requisites of all classes when selecting electives. It is the responsibility of the student to know pre-requisites.
  • Business & engineering and economic students may complete any of the business minors, including: accounting, economics, finance, international economics, legal studies, management information systems, marketing, business analytics, technology innovation management, organizational management and operations & supply chain management. 
  • Cannot do a major and a minor in the same field of study.

Learning Goals

Upon completing the minor, students will be able to:

  • Discover important insights about oneself as a leader and develop a self-awareness of strengths and opportunities for personal growth
  • Manage career and networks to achieve personal growth
  • Develop the skills and competencies needed to lead effectively in today's dynamic and diverse environment
  • Increase conceptual understanding of leadership in different types of situations and facing different types of challenges
  • Learn how to influence and manage conflict within organizations
  • Identify various approaches and imperatives for leading teams
  • Recognize ethical dilemmas in management practice and how to infuse ethical standards within a group or team
  • Learn how to effectively function within a team and lead a team for success
  • Recognize how human factors can both distort and enhance the process of managerial decision making
  • Understand how the changing nature of work (e.g., global, technological, etc.) influences choices about design and practices within organizations

Organizational Management Faculty

Lauren D'Innocenzo, PhD (University of Connecticut). Assistant Professor. Groups/Teams; Multi-Level Modeling; Shared Leadership.
Cuneyt Gozu, PhD (University of Albany). Associate Clinical Professor. Attitudes; Groups/Teams; Leadership; Motivation; Power and Influence
Jeffrey H. Greenhaus, PhD (New York University) William A. Mackie Professor of Management. Professor. Work-Life Balance.
David Kurz, EdD (University of Pennsylvania). Assistant Clinical Professor. Business Education; Groups/Teams; Leadership; Supply Chain Leadership.
Mary Mawritz, PhD (University of Central Florida). Assistant Professor. <em>Management Department</em> Abusive supervision; deviant behavior; leadership.
Christian Resick, PhD (Wayne State University). Associate Professor. Groups/Teams; Leadership; Organizational Culture and Fit; Personality.
Joan Weiner, PhD (The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania). Professor. Business ethics, leadership, communication and decision making; educational innovation; health system management design.
Jonathan C. Ziegert, PhD (University of Maryland). Associate Professor. <em>Management Department</em> Attitudes; Diversity; Groups/Teams; Leadership; Organizational Culture and Fit.
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