SAHE508 - Organizations, Culture, and Change

Course Details

Course Code: SAHE508 Course ID: 5060 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course will provide an overview on how organizations work and behave. The culture of organizations will be explored, how cultural values are developed and sustained, and how to bring about change. Students will review organizational theories in higher education and explore concepts related to management, performance, governance, and leadership. (Prerequisites: EDUC511 and either SAHE510 or ADHE601)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
04/24/2023 - 09/29/2023 10/02/2023 - 11/26/2023 October Fall 2023 Session B 8 Week session
06/26/2023 - 12/01/2023 12/04/2023 - 01/28/2024 December Fall 2023 Session D 8 Week session
08/28/2023 - 02/02/2024 02/05/2024 - 03/31/2024 February Winter 2024 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

  1. Explain organizational theories as a valuable tool to understanding aspects of university administration, leadership, change, and decision-making
  2. Conclude colleges and universities as complex organizations.
  3. Summarize internal and external influences, cultures, and norms that develop within and across organizations.
  4. Develop effective management and leadership skills.
  5. Analyze organizational structures and functions within higher education institutions.

Course Objective

NASCA/ACPA

ILO

Assessments

508.1

Leadership

ILO-BI.M.3

Theory to Practice Presentation

508.2

Leadership

ILO-SK.M.2

Organizational Theory Paper

508.3

Organizational and Human Resources

ILO-IS.M.3

Institutional Case Studies

508.4

Social Justice and Inclusion

ILO-BI.M.2

Week 5 Forum Diversity & Inclusion

508.5

Organizational and Human Resources

ILO-SK.M.3

Organizational Culture Activity

NameGrade %
Discussions 20.00%
W1: Introduction 3.33%
W2: Self-Assessment Discussion 3.33%
W3: Politics in Higher Education 3.33%
W4: Organizational Culture 3.33%
W5: Diversity 3.33%
W7: Leading Change 3.33%
Assignments 80.00%
Institution Case Studies 20.00%
Organizational Theory Paper 20.00%
Theory to Practice Presentation 20.00%
Organizational Culture Group Activity 20.00%

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.