Organizational Theory: A Primer

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Summer 2018 quarter (Second Session)

Taught by

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.   

Program Details


Summer Open

Location and Schedule

Campus Location


Time Offered

Evening and Weekend

Advertised Schedule

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

Online Learning

Enhanced Online Learning