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Skills you will gain

Organizational CultureEthicsDecision-MakingStrategic LeadershipOrganizational Change
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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This course is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Orientation

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 15 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
About Professor Michael Bednar1m
About Professor Geoffrey Love2m
4 readings
Syllabus10m
Glossary10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Updating Your Profile10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz10m
3 hours to complete

MODULE 1: POWER AND ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 65 min), 2 readings, 8 quizzes
9 videos
1.2 Sources of Power9m
1.3 Networks and Power7m
1.4 Using Power5m
1.5 Organizational Change10m
1.6 Getting People to Commit to Change and Overcoming Resistance to Change9m
1.7 Choosing Strategies for Change9m
1.8 A Model for Implementing Major Change10m
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2 readings
Module 1 Overview10m
Module 1 Readings10m
8 practice exercises
Lesson 1.2 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 1.3 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 1.4 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 1.5 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 1.6 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 1.7 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 1.8 Practice Quiz10m
Module 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

MODULE 2: MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 33 min), 2 readings, 6 quizzes
5 videos
2.2 Levels of Culture7m
2.3 The Pros and Cons of a Strong Culture6m
2.4 Culture and Competitive Advantage4m
2.5 Sources of Culture9m
2 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Module 2 Readings10m
6 practice exercises
Lesson 2.1 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 2.2 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 2.3 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 2.4 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 2.5 Practice Quiz10m
Module 2 Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

MODULE 3: DECISION-MAKING AND ETHICS

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 51 min), 2 readings, 9 quizzes
7 videos
Lesson 3.2 Rational, Boundedly Rational, and Intuitive Decision-Making9m
3.3 Biases in Human Decision-Making9m
3.4 Prospect Theory and How Losses Loom Larger than Gains9m
3.5 Ethical Decision-Making Traps7m
3.6 Rationalization5m
3.7 Ethical Decision-Making Tests5m
2 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Readings10m
8 practice exercises
Lesson 3.1 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 3.2 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 3.3 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 3.4 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 3.5 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 3.6 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 3.7 Practice Quiz10m
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

MODULE 4: LEADERSHIP IN ORGANIZATIONS

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 47 min), 3 readings, 5 quizzes
7 videos
4.2 Path-Goal Model of Leadership7m
4.3 Transactional vs. Transformational Leadership10m
4.4 Leadership as Organization Building8m
4.5 Leadership and the Problems of Organizations3m
4.6 Course Recap4m
Gies Online Programs3m
3 readings
Module 4 Overview10m
Module 4 Readings10m
Congratulations!10m
5 practice exercises
Lesson 4.1 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 4.2 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 4.3 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 4.4 Practice Quiz10m
Module 4 Quiz20m

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