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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)





Prerequisites

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
06/28/21 - 12/03/21 12/06/21 - 01/30/22 Fall 2021 Session D 8 Week session
08/31/21 - 02/04/22 02/07/22 - 04/03/22 Winter 2022 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

Course Textbooks:

The ebook is available for no cost in the APUS Library. All course materials are listed in the weekly lessons.

Book Title:Understanding College and University Organization : Theories for Effective Policy and Practice; Volume I: the State of the System (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9781579221317
Publication Info:Stylus Publishing, LLC Lib
Author:Bess, J., Dee and Johnstone
Unit Cost:$29.84
Book Title:Organizational Theory in Higher Education (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9780415874663
Publication Info:Taylor & Francis Lib
Author:Manning, Kathleen
Unit Cost:$40.64
Book Title:The Impact of Culture on Organizational Decision-Making : Theory and Practice in Higher Education (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9781579222871
Publication Info: Stylus Publishing, LLC Lib
Author:Tierney, William G.
Unit Cost:$31.50
Book Title:Change Leadership in Higher Education : A Practical Guide to Academic Transformation (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9781118762035
Publication Info:Wiley Lib
Author:Buller, Jeffrey
Unit Cost:$43.84
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.