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Organizational Leadership/Resource Management

Certificates of Recognition


Leadership and the Non-Profit Organization
Leadership and Organizational Development
Leadership and Supervision
Organizational Leadership

Advisor Office Phone
Bolton, Karen Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Bldg 460, Room 242360.476.5339
Mathew, PhilipBusiness 109360.475.7382



Leadership and the Non-Profit Organization

The L&NPO certificate enables the student to understand the philosophical and organizational underpinnings of a non-profit organization. The certificate covers the critical cornerstones that build and sustain a successful non-profit enterprise. Students apply insights gained to “live” non-profit organizations where the information can be tested and measured. This certificate will provide an introduction to newcomers to the non-profit organization and allow seasoned non-profit leaders to increase and enhance their knowledge and expertise.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  1. Students will understand the philosophy, social significance, and organization design of non-profit organizations.
  2. Students will understand the operational priorities and business operations that create successful non-profits.
Required CoursesCredits
OLRM197Leadership Practicum3
OLRM230Starting a Non-Profit Organization3
OLRM231Intro to Non-Profit Organizations3
OLRM232Executive Directors and Non-Profits3
OLRM233Funding/Grant Writing for Non-Profits3
OLRM234Volunteers and Non-Profits3
Total Credits Required18



Leadership & Organizational Development

This program is designed to develop student skill and appreciation in/for the behavioral issues that impact human effectiveness, particularly in an organizational setting. In addition, this program instills skills and appreciation of:

  1. The role change plays in our lives, personally and professionally.
  2. The key leadership tools and techniques designed to help influence positive change.
  3. The ethical standards that should drive actions in the workplace.
  4. The value of creating and maintaining a diverse culture and building a foundation for understanding general industry business practices.

As part of the program students complete a project related to one of the governing themes in the areas of human effectiveness, diversity, change, leadership, or business practice.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  1. Identify key variables that influence human effectiveness in the workplace and be able to apply various tools and techniques to improve individual and/or team performance.
  2. Develop an inventory of personal beliefs, biases, and perceptions that may influence how change impacts our lives both personally and professionally.
  3. Through heightened awareness, enhance problem solving skills that may result in positive organizational change.
  4. Show respect and the ability to work collaboratively with diverse individuals and teams within the organization.
  5. Analyze and assess the legal and ethical issues that impact organizational and individual conduct and behavior.
  6. Focus on bridging the gap between theory and practice when applying key leadership techniques.
  7. Effectively use oral and written communication skills in discussing and presenting issues related to human and organizational development.

Required CoursesCredits
BUS&101Intro to Business5
OLRM105Appreciating Diversity1
OLRM150Improving Human Effectiveness2
OLRM201Intro to Organizational Leadership5
OLRM235Leadership and Applied Ethics3

Choose one of the following two courses:
 
OLRM197Leadership Practicum3 
OLRM297Leadership Practicum33
Total Credits Required19



Leadership and Supervision

This program is designed to build an understanding of leadership theory and practice expressed through the work of organizational supervision. Students will be exposed to the principles of leadership and, in particular, how supervisory responsibilities are informed by leadership principles as well as through behavioral and organizational research. This certificate supports the knowledge of and implementation of:

  1. Leadership theory in particular as it relates to supervision.
  2. Supervisory foundations and best practices.
  3. Leadership and ethics.
  4. Strengths and supervision.

As part of the program, students will complete various projects which focus on the critical themes found in effective supervision.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  1. Identify key leadership principles that influence supervision and supervisory practices.
  2. Develop and apply the principles of emotional intelligence included in effective supervision.
  3. Diagnose and remediate performance problems.
  4. Analyze and assess the personal, professional, and legal ethical issues that impact supervision.
  5. Identify how individual strengths impact leadership and supervision practices.
  6. Effectively use oral and written communication skills in discussing and presenting issues related to supervision and organizational performance. .
Required CoursesCredits
OLRM150Improving Human Effectiveness2
OLRM197Leadership Practicum3
OLRM201Intro to Organizational Leadership5
OLRM235Leadership and Applied Ethics3
OLRM272Foundations of Supervision5
Total Credits Required18



Organizational Leadership

This program is designed to develop student skill and appreciation for the behavioral issues that impact human effectiveness, particularly in an organizational setting, the role change plays in our lives, personally and professionally, the importance of building and sustaining an organizational culture that respects and accepts diversity in the workplace, key leadership techniques to help influence positive change and the ethical standards that should drive actions in the workplace. As part of the program students complete a project related to one of the governing themes in the areas of human effectiveness, diversity, change, leadership and/or ethics.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  1. Identify key variables that influence human effectiveness in the workplace and be able to apply various tools and techniques to improve individual and/or team performance.
  2. Develop an inventory of personal beliefs, biases, and perceptions that may influence how change impacts our lives, personally and professionally.
  3. Through heightened awareness, enhance problem solving skills that may result in positive organizational change.
  4. Show respect and the ability to work collaboratively with diverse individuals and teams within the organization.
  5. Analyze and assess the legal and ethical issues that impact organizational and individual conduct and behavior.
  6. Focus on bridging the gap between theory and practice when applying key leadership techniques.
  7. Effectively use oral and written communication skills in discussing and presenting issues related to human and organizational development.
Required CoursesCredits
OLRM150Improving Human Effectiveness2

Choose one of the following two courses:
 
OLRM197Leadership Practicum3 
OLRM297Leadership Practicum33
  
OLRM201Intro to Organizational Leadership5
OLRM202Introduction to Organizational Ethics5
OLRM220Human Relations in the Workplace3
Total Credits Required18



*See course description for prerequisite.

Source: 2013-2014 Olympic College Catalog