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Graduate Studies Calendar 2022-2023 Courses of Instruction Course Descriptions N, O Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources OBHR
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources OBHR

For more information about these courses, see the Haskayne School of Business: haskayne.ucalgary.ca.

Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601       Organizational Behaviour
Evidence-based approach to leadership and organizational behavior. Begins with self-assessment and then uses experiential learning to develop leadership techniques, including: motivation, team processes, negotiation, and decision-making.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 601)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 621       Advanced Leadership
Examines leadership theories relevant to advanced leadership (e.g., ethical leadership, humble leadership, charismatic leadership). Delves into concepts that leaders must consider when making decisions and implementing strategy (e.g., power, influence, change-management).
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601.
Also known as:
(formerly Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 721)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 623       Organizational Change and Development
Diagnosing organizational situations where the need for change exists and facilitating such changes. Utilization of behavioural science knowledge for organizational problem-solving.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601.
Also known as:
(formerly Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 723)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 632       Lifework Planning and Career Assessment
Persons demonstrate competency in personal and career development by their ability to take personal responsibility for the quality of their lives. Students will clarify their competencies and values and plan for dealing with the challenges faced by mature adults.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601.
Also known as:
(formerly Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 731)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 641       Managerial Decision Making
Examines how decisions are made in organizations and how these decisions can be made more effectively, particularly at the top management and Board levels. Decision making in current business contexts are explored by way of simulations, case analyses, discussions, debates and written assignments.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 741)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 645       Cross-Cultural Leadership and Human Resources Management
Leadership of human resources in a cross-cultural and international context; the nature of cultural differences; influence on organizational processes and practices such as communication, leadership, decision-making, team dynamics, staffing, performance management and organizational design, and implications for those holding international managerial roles.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 745)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 647       Business Negotiations
The major concepts and theories of negotiation; the dynamics of interpersonal and intergroup conflict; analysis of negotiation strategies and individuals styles. Application to a broad range of business negotiations. Use of simulations and written assignments.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601.
Also known as:
(formerly Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 793)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 649       Rediscovering Leadership: Wilderness Retreat 
One-week intensive wilderness retreat combines experiential outdoor activities and personal growth challenges with cross-cultural First Nations teachings and ceremonies to deliver core leadership skills for social responsibility and sustainable development.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Business and Environment 649)
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 668       Seminar in the Management of Human Resources
Intensive study and discussion of current literature, research and issues with respect to selected topics in the management of human resources.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 601 or consent of the Haskayne School of Business.
Also known as:
(formerly Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 789)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 672       Working with People
Focuses on employment in different organizational contexts (e.g., established and start-up organizations, public and privately owned, or government and not-for-profit).
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (3-1T)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Master of Management program.
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 674       Navigating the Organization
Development of negotiation, power and influence, politics, and conflict resolution skills leading to increased effectiveness with internal and external stakeholders.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (3-1T)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Master of Management program.
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 676       Leadership
Examines leadership theories and delves into concepts that leaders must consider when making decisions and implementing strategy.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (3-1T)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Master of Management program.
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 733       Leadership
Provides insight into the science of leadership. Themes include: the social psychological evidence based on popular leadership models, measurement of leadership and its outcomes, development of leadership and effective versus ineffective leadership programs.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Doctor of Business Administration program.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 797       Advanced Seminar in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources

Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Haskayne School of Business.
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 797)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 799       Doctoral Seminars in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources

799.01 Organizational Behaviour

799.02 Organization Theory

799.03 Industrial Relations

799.05 Interorganizational Relationships: Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances


Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics 799)
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