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

Number Course Title
Credits
440 Strategic Alignment of Human Capital     
2

AND

Number Course Title
Credits
540 Leading Change                                    
2

OR

Number Course Title
Credits
441 Organizational Learning and Effectiveness
2

Electives—choose eight credit hours from the following

Number Course Title
Credits
441 Organizational Learning and Effectiveness
2
442 Talent Management
2
443 Power and Influence in Organizations
2
444 Leadership: Theory and Practice
2
446 Compensation Decision-Making
2
447 Labor and Employee Relations
2
448 Negotiation 2
449 Innovation Strategy
2
456 Ethics in Business
2
459C/D Health Care Quality Improvement
2
459F
Health Care Delivery Organizations
2
544 Controversies/Debates in Business, Management, and Society
2
546 Executive Coaching
1
547 Training Systems Management
1
549A Special Topics in Organization Studies: Practicum on Employment Discrimination: EEOC
2