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Leadership and Organizational Behavior

The Leadership and Organizational Behavior major is for those students who want to develop expertise in leadership, learning to manage oneself, manage others, manage teams and relationships with others, and lead organizational change. These courses provide a range of individual and group study, so that you have both a theoretical understanding of leadership and hands-on experience as a leader.

Major requirements

12.0 hours in total

Choose from all Leadership electives

Option: 4.5 hours max. of Strategy electives

Course offerings

Electives:
  • MHR 7220 - Personal Leadership Effectiveness (3.0 credit hours)
  • MHR 7221 - Leadership Values and Decision Making
  • MHR 7222 - Advanced Topics in Leadership: Building Your Leadership Legacy
  • MHR 7223 - Advanced Topics in Leadership Effectiveness: Strategy Implementation
  • MHR 7224 - Organizational Turnarounds
  • MHR 7225 - Crisis Leadership
  • MHR 7226 - Foundations of Transformative Leadership
  • MHR 7230 - Developing High Performance Teams
  • MHR 7231 - Building Professional Services
  • MHR 7232 - Leading and Managing Change
  • MHR 7240 - Managerial Negotiations
  • MHR 7241 - Advanced Managerial Negotiations
  • MHR 7242 - International Negotiations and Deal Making
  • MHR 7244 - Negotiations (3.0 credit hours)
  • MHR 7304 - Talent Management
  • MHR 7306 - Understanding Teams and Leadership
  • MHR 7307 - Performance Management
  • MHR 7309 - Strategic Management of Human Assets
  • MHR 7335 - Managing Diversity
  • MHR 7350 - International Human Resource Management
  • MHR 7500 - Resolving Social Conflict
  • MHR 7525 - Global Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • MHR 7605 - The Business of College Sports (3.0 credit hours)
  • MHR 7610 - Business Ethics
  • MHR 7611 - International Corporate Compliance and Ethics Governance
  • MHR 7689 - Washington Campus

Employers

Fisher College of Business MBA gradautes specializing in Leadership have been hired by a number of Fortune 500 companies, management consultancies, and small entrepreneurial firms.

Here is a sample list of recruiters who have hired Fisher MBAs:
  • Coca Cola
  • Ford
  • IBM
  • Eli Lilly
  • FedEx
  • Intel
  • Nestle
  • Philip Morris
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Scotts

Action-based learning

Fisher's Leadership curriculum will help you acquire and hone leadership and management capabilities and provide a foundation that allows you to continue to grow as a leader throughout your career.

Through a series of workshops, events and activities, and speakers, the curriculum:

  • Provides personalized assessment and professional development experiences
  • Emphasizes building individualized and team-based leadership skills
  • Prepares students for successful professional interchange
  • Promotes ongoing learning, development, and related potential for success