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Commencement 2015 student speaker April Cox
Barrington, RI resident named Charter Oak student speaker

Commencement 2015 speaker Colin McEnroe
Columnist and radio personality to speak at graduation

Commencement 2015 on May 31st
Over 550 students will comprise the Class of 2015, with 200 attending the ceremony

Charter Oak State College Enrollment Up 38%
The College's current enrollment is now at 2,836 students with over 2,000 of those students registered for online courses.

New CT Education Academy to Launch
Academy will provide training for CT state workforce

Charter Oak Ranked First for Affordability
College offers most affordable online degree program in state.

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education
woman with arms folded in boardroom meeting

Organizational Leadership Concentration

The concentration in Organizational Leadership is designed for adults who are seeking leadership and supervisory roles or who are already in those roles and want to enhance their leadership skills. It will develop the skills necessary for serving in leadership roles in business, government, and non-profit sectors. A concentration in Organizational Leadership with a focus in Health Care Administration is also available.

Concentration Requirements

Requirements

Credits

Principles of Management

3

Marketing

3

Organizational Behavior

3

Organizational Change or Organizational Theory

3

Organizational Communication

3

Leadership

3

Human Resources Management

3

Team Leadership

3

Organizational Ethics

3

Diversity in the Workplace

3

Electives: Examples - Social Problems and Their Impact on the Workplace, Strategic Planning, Project Management, business elective

3

Capstone - LDR 499 (Culminating course in concentration)

3

Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: Macroeconomics or Microeconomics

3

Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: MIS (not older than 10 years)

3

Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: International component can be met through General Education requirement.

3

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a concentration in Organizational Leadership will be able to:

  1. explain the major elements that comprise successful leadership;
  2. apply organizational processes;
  3. apply practical skills essential for success in their chosen professions and in their personal lives, including interpersonal relations, problem solving, team building, collaboration, motivation, and communication;
  4. think creatively, ethically, and logically;
  5. explain globalization's effects and opportunities;
  6. integrate organizational and management theory with interpersonal competence;
  7. assess leadership effectiveness using a coherent leader/follower model; and
  8. apply ethical principles in implementing leadership decisions