Courses Catalogue

Organizational Behaviour

COURSE CODE: HRM 1203
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Social Work And Social Administration, Bachelor
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

People in organizations don’t always behave the way you think they will. As a result, your ability to understand, explain, and predict human behavior within organizations is a rare and valuable skill whether you are a new employee, a middle manager, or a top level executive. This course is an introduction to the basic concepts and topics in Organizational Behavior (OB) and management. It surveys a variety of topics that are related to managing people in organizations.

COURSE AIM

Throughout this course, students will examine how individuals in organizations function across different contexts and levels of analysis: individually, in groups, and in organizations. The knowledge, skills, and abilities students will develop in this course will help them throughout their working life.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

It is expected that by the end of the course, students will be able to;

Demonstrate a theoretical understanding of the nature of individual and group behavior within organizations.

Draw conclusions and develop inferences about attitudes and behavior, when      confronted with different situations that are common in modern organizations.

Have skills in identifying motives and in discriminating between different behavioral and attitudinal mechanisms that affect members of organizations.

Demonstrate abilities and skills in critical thinking, written communications, verbal discussion and debate, teamwork, and decision making.