To complete a concentration in Organizational Diversity students must take three classes as outlined below:
Content and format of this course are variable. An in-depth study of current issues in management.
COMPARATIVE MANAGEMENT COMMUNICATION
Examines and contrasts the management philosophies of different cultures around the world, paying special attention to how European and Asian organizational practices influence structure, culture and communication within American corporations.
Status as a Graduate Communication student is a prerequisite for this class.
MULTICULTURAL COMMUNICATION IN THE WORKPLACE
Multicultural issues affect the communication of organizational members on a day-to-day basis. This course examines multicultural issues in professional settings. It provides students with knowledge about co-cultural communication patterns, which will enhance their own ability to interact. Further, it demonstrates how multicultural communication can be an organizational asset.
MANAGING CULTURAL DIFFERENCES FOR GLOBAL SUCCESS
"Managing Cultural Differences for Global Success" course is designed to guide and coach participants on how to work and communicate effectively with people from different cultures. The course provides a hands-on approach for developing cross cultural competency. Comparative cultural models will explain how concepts such as culture, values, time, power, mindsets and thinking patterns differ in the world. We will illustrate with real-life cases pertaining to doing business in Europe, Asia and the Americas.
ORGANIZATIONAL DIVERSITY & LEADERSHIP