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Purdue University Northwest    
  Feb 23, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Organizational Leadership Minor

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The minor in Organizational Leadership gives students the opportunity to become familiar with the concepts related to leadership and management. Courses taken as part of this minor can also help increase the personal effectiveness of those students entering the workforce regardless of their chosen profession. Upon completion of the coursework leading up to the minor in organizational leadership, students should be able to:

  • understand differences in individual and group behavior in the workplace
  • develop personal strategies for becoming an effective manager
  • function as a productive and effective member of a work group
  • understand the fundamental process of change management
  • understand, respect, appreciate and work effectively with a diversity of group members
  • develop a strategy for moral and ethical decision making, personally as well as professionally


Course Requirements (15 Credit Hours)

To help students meet the learning objectives, the minor requires students to complete the courses listed below. The minimum number of credit hours required for the minor is 15. All courses must be taken for a grade - there is no Pass/No Pass option. Students are expected to earn a minimum GPA of 2.5 in coursework leading up to the minor. Students are expected to take courses in sequence, based on prerequisites outlined in the PNW catalog.

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