The Organizational Leadership major prepares you to lead change and transformation in today's diverse organizations.

Organizational Leadership

Students who understand the intersection of technology, innovation, and organizational leadership are in great demand across many fields including manufacturing, technology, government and nonprofits.

The organizational leadership major program integrates the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to:

  • Develop policies and practices that shape organizational culture
  • Lead teams in the development of innovative products and solutions
  • Use cutting-edge tools and analytics to manage systems and organizational resources

What can I do?

Organizational Change
Project Management
Operations Management
Innovation
Product Development

Where can I go?

I have gained a great deal of confidence in myself by being able to engage in class discussions, to talk about things and be very hands-on. That’s how I learn best.
Ashley Norberg
Organizational Leadership

What to expect in Organizational Leadership

Core courses

TLI 11100 - Gateway To Technology Leadership And Innovation
or
IT 10400 - Industrial Organization
TLI 11200 - Foundations Of Organizational Leadership
or
OLS 25200 - Human Relations In Organizations
TLI 21300 - Project Management
or
TECH 32000 - Technology And The Organization
or
OLS 45000 - Project Management For Organizational And Human Resource Development
TLI 21400 - Introduction To Supply Chain Management Technology
or
IT 23000 - Industrial Supply Chain Management
TLI 31400 - Leading Innovation In Organizations
TLI 31500 - Innovative Product Development And Testing
TLI 31600 - Statistical Quality Control
or
IT 34200 - Introduction To Statistical Quality
TLI 36700 - Teaching Design And Innovation I
TLI 41400 - Financial Analysis For Technology Systems
or
IT 43200 - Financial Transactions In Distribution
TLI 15200 - Business Principles For Organizational Leadership
TLI 25300 - Principles Of Technology Strategy
TLI 25400 - Leading Change In Technology Organizations
or
OLS 38600 - Leadership For Organizational Change And Innovation
TLI 33400 - Economic Analysis For Technology Systems
or
MGMT 20010 - Business Accounting
or
MGMT 20000 - Introductory Accounting
or
IT 45000 - Production Cost Analysis
TLI 35600 - Global Technology Leadership
or
OLS 45600 - Leadership In A Global Environment
or
TECH 33000 - Technology And The Global Society
TLI 43640 - Lean Six Sigma
or
IT 44600 - Six Sigma Quality
TLI 45700 - Technology Policy And Law
or
OLS 34600 - Critical Thinking And Ethics
TLI 45800 - Leadership For Competitive Advantage
or
OLS 48400 - Leadership Strategies For Quality And Productivity
TLI 48590 - Organizational Leadership Capstone I
TLI 48595 - Organizational Leadership Capstone II

What it's like to be a TECHIE!

The Polytechnic learning environment

Our learning experience is designed to produce graduates who not only have deep knowledge, applied skills, and experiences in their chosen discipline, but also problem solving, critical thinking, communications, and leadership skills sought by industries and communities.

About the department

The Department of Technology Leadership & Innovation tackles the global challenge of preparing leaders for the 21st century. With a focus on technology-driven careers, the degree programs allow students to lead the development of high-tech solutions. Research projects also focus on improving current processes and practices.

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