Organization Theory and Design

EDU 7278 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Reviews the organizational design literature, both theory and research, in various settings and focuses on the interaction between the organization and its environment. As we move into a new century, the organizations we work in take on new shapes. The ability to anticipate and create new organizational forms is the mark of a successful leader. Emphasizes organizational theory and the many internal and external factors that cause an organization to fit a particular architecture. Explores classical and modern theories and key organizational design models. Offers students an opportunity to design a forward-thinking organization, creating all components, including vision, mission, strategy, structure, and processes.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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