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Course Description

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Examine why people and groups behave a certain way in a work environment, and how factors such as diversity, communication, conflict, leadership, and organizational culture may impact job performance, employee interaction, and engagement.

Study strategies and opportunities to positively influence and manage the work environment.

Well-suited participants of this course include those working towards the Diploma in Human Resources Management or CHRP professional designation, and people working in or who wish to work in human resources management.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain key concepts related to organizational behaviour
  • Describe how individual differences—and working in teams or groups—may impact overall organizational performance
  • Identify the various theories of motivation and describe how organizational practices and processes impact the level of motivation in the workplace
  • Demonstrate enhanced communication skills, through opportunities to provide feedback, present, address conflict, and negotiate
  • Explain how the organizational vision can be shared through culture, leadership, and decision-making
  • Realize the impact of organizational restructuring and change in behaviour in the workplace

Course Topics

  • Motivation
  • Communication
  • Group Dynamics and Team Building
  • Managing Workforce Diversity
  • Leadership
  • Management Decision-Making
  • Job Design
  • Organizational Culture
  • Managing Organizational Change

Job Market Overview


Assessment Item Weight
Participation 20%
Assignment #1 15%
Assignment #2 15%
Assignment #3 25%
Weekly Quizzes 20%
Team Contract 5%
Total 100%

Please note that the course assessment is subject to change.


This course is offered in the Summer Semester.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

Technical Requirements

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Section Title
Organization and Management
Remote Instruction
6:30PM to 9:30PM
April 12, 2023 to June 28, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Virtual
Delivery Options
Remote Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

Registration closes April 18th at 11:59 p.m.

Early bird registration fee will be available until March 12, 2023. Regular fee: $525.00.

This course will be delivered remotely on Wednesday evenings from April 12 - June 28, 2023. (There will be no class on May 17, 2023).  

You will be required to participate via live video conferencing each Wednesday evening from 6:30pm - 9:30pm.

This course uses Zoom for live video conferencing, combined with the CourseLink Learning Management System.

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Section Materials
  • Textbook (Confirmed) (Mandatory) Organizational Behaviour: Concepts, Controversies, Applications by Langdon, Robbins & Judge © 2020 8th edition ISBN ISBN-13: 9780136199601
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