Who should attend
This program is designed for organizational leaders in all sectors and industries as well as human resource professionals in both business partner and specialist roles.
About the course
Studying organizational behavior will help you understand how people and organizations function, and how you can win the race for talent while fostering a culture of innovation.
A solid foundation in the practical aspects of organizational behavior, based on the latest research, will enable you to work with other organizational leaders to develop an employee-centric workplace that increases productivity and is the key to attracting and retaining talent.
By participating in this program, you will receive the same great content as in our graduate course, HRLR813: Organizational Behavior in Human Resources & Labor Relations.
This program will:
- Provide you with an overview of the field of organizational behavior
- Develop your understanding of behavior in organizations
- Effectively manage behavior in organizations.
- You will learn the theories, research, policies, and practices needed to apply organizational behavior concepts in your organization.
You may participate in this program in one of two ways, depending on your educational and career goals.
This option is the most common, and includes your participating in all program sessions. You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the program.
If you wish to earn academic credit, and are not currently enrolled in an academic program at Michigan State University, you may do so via Lifelong Education. You will receive academic credit, at either the graduate or undergraduate level, based upon your specific situation. In addition to participating in the program, this option requires completion of a written assignment and successful completion of a final examination.
Tina M. Riley, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Associate Director of the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University (MSU). She is the Director of the School's Human Resource Executive Education program and holds a PhD in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education as ...
James H. Dulebohn, PhD, is a Professor of Human Resources and Organizational Behavior of the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University (MSU). Dr. Dulebohn's area of expertise include decision-making, organizational justice, organizational neuroscience, leadership,...
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.