Organizational Theory: A Primer

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Summer 2018 (Second Session)
Evening and Weekend
Credits per quarter

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public administration

This course will cover materials that can help create a resilient learning organization. Topics include, but are not limited to, organization theory and design, managing human systems, group development and performance, inter- and intra- group communication, information management, and ethical decision-making. Students will learn strategies and skills that will help them understand how to organize people to enhance the delivery of public services.

The materials in this course will aid students in attaining the competencies to: lead and manage in public governance; analyze, synthesize, think critically, and make decisions; articulate and apply a public service perspective; and communicate and interact productively within diverse and changing organizational systems and citizenry.   

Online learning:
  • Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.

Scheduled for: Evening and Weekend

Located in: Olympia

Advertised schedule:

Aug 10-12, 9-5p Fri, 9a-5p Sat/Sun