Human and Organizational Performance Concentration

Owen is known for an exceptionally strong Human and Organizational Performance (HOP) program built by award-winning professors and scholars who are experts in organizational design, motivation, leadership, strategic human resource management, compensation, negotiation, teams, managing change and business ethics. The HOP Concentration prepares students to implement business strategies and enhance individual and organizational performance

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Required Courses

Course Title
Credits
Strategic Alignment of Human Capital     
2

AND

Course Title
Credits
Leading Change                                    
2

OR

Course Title
Credits
Organizational Learning and Effectiveness
2

Electives—choose eight credit hours from the following

Course Title
Credits
Organizational Learning and Effectiveness
2
Talent Management
2
Power and Influence in Organizations
2
Leadership: Theory and Practice
2
Compensation Decision-Making
2
Labor and Employee Relations
2
Negotiation 2
Innovation Strategy
2
Ethics in Business
2
Health Care Quality Improvement
2
Health Care Delivery Organizations
2
Controversies/Debates in Business, Management, and Society
2
Executive Coaching
1
Training Systems Management
1
Special Topics in Organization Studies: Practicum on Employment Discrimination: EEOC
2