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2022-2023 Online College Catalog 
2022-2023 Online College Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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ED 535 - Organizational Theory and Planning

Provides an analysis of educational organizations as systems of interrelated parts, influencing and being influenced by other systems. Considers both internal and external constituencies in evaluating models of planning processes which include data selection and analysis, types and timing of stakeholder inputs, uses and usefulness of future projections, and techniques most suitable to addressing different types of problems.

Assignment Overview
  • Assignment Overview: Ten Week Term-Based / Weekly Assignments
  • Interactivity: Discussion Board and Technology Related Activities
  • Final Assessment: Final Paper / Project

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 

  • Identify and discuss historically representative organizational theories and models. 
  • Understand how organizational structure helps and/or hinders organizational and individual behavior. 
  • Apply organizational theory to practice by developing a personal plan of action. 
  • Understand principles, and practice sample techniques of strategic planning. 
  • Understand a leaders role in the organizational planning, change, and improvement process.

Credits: 3

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